With help from some of the most influential creators and talent in online video, including Bart Baker, Flula, and GloZell Green, Tubefilter, dick clark productions and VH1 today announced the nominees for the 5th Annual Streamy Awards. The Streamy Awards, a multi-platform event honoring the best in YouTube, online video and the creators behind it, will air live on VH1 and its digital platforms from the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 10:00 pm ET/delayed PT.
Snapchat scripted series SnapperHero garnered the most Streamys nominations with six total. Epic Rap Battles of History and Video Game High School followed, tied with four nominations each, while Bootleg Universe and The Hotwives of Orlando each secured three nominations. The full list of Streamy Awards nominees is included below.
“If the strength of this year’s nominees is any indication, we are on track for the biggest Streamys ever,” said Streamy Awards Creator Drew Baldwin. “This past year, video creators have inspired, educated, and entertained us like never before—and I can imagine no better way to celebrate our community’s achievements than with dick clark productions and VH1 for our first-ever television and digital broadcast.”
The nominees for two fan-voted awards – Entertainer of the Year and Show of the Year – will be announced on September 3. Fans can vote for their favorite finalists leading up to and during the live show on September 17.
Winners of the Streamy Awards will be determined by the Streamys Blue Ribbon Panel, a judging body of creators, executives, and other experts in the online video industry.
Continuing to reflect the current state of original programming native to online and social video, the 5th Annual Streamy Awards feature new and updated awards, including:
The 2014 Streamy Awards garnered more than 7 million views on YouTube, 2.8 million Vine loops in 24 hours, and three worldwide trending topics on Twitter, driving more engagement than the top TV shows airing that night. Creators and fans generated more than 1 billion impressions around the show.
For the full list of Streamys nominees, visit the 5th Annual Nominees page.
Click here to see the list of this year’s nominees.