Ethereum (CRYPTO:ETH) has demonstrated user preference through its $2.7 billion fee revenue, surpassing Bitcoin (CRYPTO:BTC) and solidifying its dominance despite higher costs.

Data from Lookonchain shows Ethereum leading in 1-year fee revenue with $2.728 billion, followed by Bitcoin at $1.30 billion.

Tron ranks third with $459.39 million, while Solana (CRYPTO:SOL) and Binance Smart Chain (CRYPTO:BNB) follow with $241.29 million and $176.56 million, respectively.

Other notable blockchains include Avalanche (CRYPTO:AVAX), zkSync Era (CRYPTO:ZK), and Optimism (CRYPTO:OP), with Polygon (CRYPTO:MATIC) rounding out the top ten.

Ethereum also leads the smart contract platform space with a 62% market cap share and accounts for 70% of revenue among Layer 1 blockchains.

Additionally, Ethereum's DeFi TVL has doubled this year, maintaining its dominance with an 84.3% market share driven by DEX trading and staking.