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9 Moments That Made the 2016 Streamys Totally Amazing

The 2016 Streamy Awards went down on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at The Beverly Hilton and they were lit, lit, LIT. Tons of your favorite creators, like Yousef Erakat, Philip DeFranco, Good Mythical MorningLiza Koshy, Casey Niestat, Amanda Steele, GloZell Green, Jenn McAllister and more, took home Streamys.

But that’s not all that happened at the 2016 Streamys! There was an epic dance-off, iconic musical performances and more totally amazing moments. Check out just a few of the things that made the 2016 Streamys awesome below!


Joanne the Scammer scammed her way on stage

Joanne the Scammer scammed her way on to the Streamys red carpet, made her way on stage, assumed the role of “Trophy Girl,” left the Streamys on Cameron Dallas’ back and stole an actual Streamy. It was ICONIC.


King Bach and James Van Der Beek had a dance-off

Streamys host King Bach decided to have a dance off and invited none other than actor James Van Der Beek on stage for the battle. James then schooled everyone with his dance skills, leaving us SPEECHLESS. All hail, King James!


The Streamys paid tribute to Christina Grimmie

Shane Dawson, Sam Tsui and Kurt Hugo Schneider took the stage for a special tribute to fellow YouTuber, singer and musician Christina Grimmie. Shane shared some heartfelt words about Christina before Sam and Kurt performed a medley of covers and Christina’s original songs. The tribute ended with a video of Christina singing her song “With Love.”


The Try Guys tried out the hottest red carpet beauty trends so we didn’t have to

Before The Try Guys presented the award for Beauty, they tried out the hottest Hollywood beauty trends, like contouring, butt steaming and glitter beards. The results were hilarious.


Spencer Ludwig got us grooving with his performance

Warner Bros recording artist Spencer Ludwig performed his song “Diggy” and it was epic! We can’t wait to see what this singer and trumpeter does next.


King Bach announced his candidacy for president

King Bach announced he’s running for President of the United States! However, his friend and New Girl actor Lamorne Morris revealed that Bach actually can’t run for president… because he’s Canadian.


Brittany Furlan revealed what’s in Jenna Marbles’ backpack

While presenting the award for Live, Brittany Furlan headed into the audience to talk to some of her fellow creators in attendance. Turns out Jenna Marbles never leaves home without a rubber duck. Who knew?


GloZell Green had the best reaction to winning a Streamy ever

GloZell Green got emotional while accepting the award for Lifestyle and had us tearing up, too! GloZell used the moment to thank her family, fans and team, saying, “I just love being a YouTuber and I don’t know where I would be if it wasn’t for the Internet.” #TeamInternet loves you, GloZell!


Biz Markie closed the show with a throwback performance

Legendary rapper Biz Markie performed two of his iconic hit songs “Make The Music With Your Mouth” and “Just A Friend.” Every creator in the house stood up, danced and sang along.

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