Diana’s Yearly YouTube Stats – 2017

by | Jun 7, 2017 | Streaming Video

I continue to go through this exercise each year of analyzing which of my YouTube videos showed the most interest and I’m hoping it will be at least mildly interesting to you as well.   Here are the results for this year:

Here are the top ten videos based on the total lifetime number of views:

Artist Song Total Views Post Date Rank last year
Hoppers I’ve Come Too Far To Look Back 212,544 June, 2010 1
Booth Brothers/Collingsworth Family Jesus Saves 163,586 Dec., 2014 3
Greenes There’s a Miracle In Me 159,007 Sept., 2009 2
Gold City Reunion Glory Road 123,623 June, 2014 10
Marshall Hall There Is Nothing Greater Than Grace 97,804 Sept., 2011 4
Kim Collingsworth/Erin Bates When We All Get To Heaven 96,187 Jan., 2015 not listed
Perrys The Potter Knows the Clay 94,760 Apr., 2009 5
Greenes Hold On 92,398 Sept., 2009 7
Former Cathedrals Moving Up to Gloryland 89,844 Jan., 2008 8

Here are the top ten videos based on views from only the last 12 months:

Artist Song Views last 12 months Rank last year
Booth Brothers/Collingsworth Family Jesus Saves 65,315 1
Gold City Reunion Glory Road 42,512 4
Hoppers I’ve Come Too Far To Look Back 41,572 2
Ball Brothers Walk With Me 41,229 6
Kim Collingsworth/Erin Bates When We All Get To Heaven 32,010 3
Ball Brothers Walkin’ In Jerusalem 31,805 not listed
Triumphant Amazing God 30,766 not listed
Booth Brothers Tears Are a Language 17,853 not listed
Gordon Mote NQC 2013 Pianorama 16,152 7
Greenes There’s A Miracle In Me 16,024 8



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Diana Brantley

Diana Brantley

Diana is from the Atlanta, Georgia area and is a relatively recent southern gospel fan, having started listening avidly about 15 years ago. With easy access to eastern Alabama, southeastern Tennessee and north and central Georgia, Diana attends as many concerts as her schedule allows to see a wide variety of artists.


  1. Donna Hefner

    Just WOW! How many total hits on your YouTube channel do you have now?

    • Diana Brantley

      It’s over 13 million now. People have been really nice to view and comment on the individual videos and some artists use them on their websites as well. I really love that!!

  2. Dean Adkins

    My top 5
    Happy Goodmans – The Sweetest Song I Know 1968

    Happy Goodmans – God Walks The Dark Hills

    Gold City – When He Reached Down His Hand

    JD Sumner & the Stamps – Peace in the Valley

    Blackwood Brothers with JD Sumner – Hide Me, Rock of Ages


    • Michael Booth

      C’mon Cuz Dean?!?!?! You are totally buying lunch next time!!

      Michael Booth

      • Dean Adkins

        Hey Michael, This didn’t quite make the top 5
        Booth Brothers – How Long Has It Been

        • Michael Booth

          Well…… ok….. we can still be family I guess..

          Love ya Cuz!

  3. David Bruce Murray

    All-time views for the MusicScribeBlog channel on YouTube are:
    1. “I Bowed On My Knees” – Jake Hess, Vestal Goodman – 172,051 views
    2. “Vision Of Heaven” – McKameys – 148,553 views
    3. “Most Of All” – McGruders – 136,610 views
    4. “Walk Around Me Jesus” – Wendy Bagwell & Sunliters – 116,336 views
    5. “Holy City” – Charles Johnson & Revivers – 81,328 views
    6. “God Will Make This Trial A Blessing” – McKameys – 78,999 views
    7. “There’ll Be A Payday” – Perry Sisters – 74,127 views
    8. “This Train” – Wendy Bagwell & Sunliters – 69,406 views
    9. “Let’s Meet By The River” – Spencers – 60,540 views
    10. “Until Then” – Jeff & Sheri Easter – 46,375 views

    All of these have been on YouTube 3-4 years.

    I’m not smart enough to figure out how to track views for the past 12 months only. Diana, help? :)

    • David Bruce Murray

      I finally found it!

      For the past 12 months, the top videos on the MusicScribe channel at YouTube are:
      1. “Vision Of Heaven” – McKameys – 74,542
      2. “Most Of All” – McGruders – 48,321
      3. “I Bowed On My Knees” – Jake Hess, Vestal Goodman – 49,973
      4. “There’ll Be A Payday” – Perry Sisters – 23,143
      5. “Holy City” – Charles Johnson & Revivers – 25,052
      6. “Walk Around Me Jesus” – Wendy Bagwell & Sunliters – 33,289
      7. “This Train” – Wendy Bagwell & Sunliters – 20,579
      8. “Chances Are” – Spencers -16,630
      9. “When Jesus Walked By” – McFalls – 20,649
      10. “Old Ship Of Zion” – New Hinsons – 14,793

      • Diana Brantley

        Glad you found it while I was sleeping!! I’ve sure got a lot of watching to do now that you and Dean have posted your lists! I missed seeing so many of those groups.


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