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Special Project
From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards

Tristan Paredes

Winner in Education

About Tristan Paredes

Vocal coach, media maestro and YouTuber Tristan Paredes is raising the bar for singers internet-wide. Tristan launched to global notoriety through his YouTube channel featuring the educator’s reactions to music videos. With a cup of coffee, a MacBook and his trademark “Queen Cat” looking on, the maestro streams and critiques diverse vocal performances by people including James Charles, Ariana Grande and Zayn Malik. Tristan strives to help featured and budding singers improve, “not to judge or contribute to any negativity.” With 1M+ YouTube subscribers and 55K+ followers on his Instagram, Tristan is lending his voice for inspiration and transformation.

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