Wondering what the most popular Twitch emotes are?

On this page you’ll find a list of all the best Twitch emotes, their origins, what they mean, and when to use them in Twitch chat!

There’s a mix of native Twitch emotes, and Better Twitch TV (BTTV) emotes, so make sure you have the BTTV Chrome extension installed in order to see the emotes next time you’re watching Twitch.


Most Used Twitch Emotes

With millions of viewers watching and interacting with Twitch chat everyday there are some Twitch emotes that are most commonly used throughout all the streamers channels.

As of June 2022, here are the most popular Twitch emotes:

  1. TriHard
  2. empiSwag
  3. chipsaKEK
  4. homyLol
  5. HeyGuys
  6. Kreygasm
  7. LUL
  8. RedCoat
  9. <3
  10. Kappa
  11. chipsaYil
  12. PogChamp
  13. xqcL
  14. 😀
  15. BibleThump

These are the top emotes native to Twitch. Below we’ll provide a list of trending BTTV emotes.

Best BTTV Emotes

One of the best parts about Twitch chat is the array of emotes we have available to react to any situation that happens during a stream. With Better Twitch TV, the list of emotes at our disposal is even larger, and a whole lot of fun.

Among the thousands of extra emotes, there are a handful that tend to get used the most.

As of June 2022, here are the best BTTV emotes:

  1. catJAM
  2. monkaS
  4. Clap
  5. KEKW
  7. EZ
  8. PepeHands
  9. pepeJAM
  10. Pepega
  11. pepeD
  12. Sadge
  13. PogU
  14. PepePls
  15. 5Head

Twitch Emote Meanings

In order to understand what each emote means, and when the right time to spam them in chat is, we’ve created a guide on Twitch emotes meanings.

Make sure to check it out to get the best explanation of the most popular emotes on Twitch, and some origin story’s of how they came to be.