The 100M subscriber record has been surpassed, and that means we ha… On September 6, the official YouTube Twitter account tweeted out about a new prestigious award to honor channels that have surpassed the 100 million subscriber count. The award is named after one of rarest colors of diamonds. The Red Diamond Creator Award is named after one of the rarest colors of diamonds and is a handcrafted and polished single piece of red molten glass. The Red Diamond Award is named after one of the rarest colors of diamonds
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YouTube has created the Red Diamond Award to honor channels that surpass over 100 million subscribers. It also announced the first two channels to be honored with this award, T-Series and PewDiePie. T-Series and PewDiePie are the only two YouTube channels that currently qualify for the award. T-Series, a music label out of India, and PewDiePie, a Swedish gaming YouTube personality, have been battling it out for the highest subscriber count recently.