THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Twitch Streamer of the Year

Twitch is a gamer’s paradise. With the ability to watch some of the top-ranked gamers in the world live, Twitch has seen a significant uptick in users. Through exquisite gameplay, interactions with their fans and utilization of the platform, these 12 Twitch streamers set themselves apart from the rest of their competitive field.

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Nominees

Aphromoo
Aphromoo, born Zaqueri Black, has become one of the most popular gamers on the planet. He plays Sup…
finalist
Deadmau5
You may know Joel Thomas Zimmerman better as deadmau5, but did you know the mega-popular DJ is also…
Faker
It’s likely that Faker had the single biggest year in the history of Twitch streamers in 2017. Befo…
Grimmmz
Grimmmz loves video games, and thinks you should too. If you want to see an expert play a plethora …
finalist
Jenna & Julien
Jenna Marbles and Julien Solomita are everywhere! As if being one of the cutest couples on YouTube …
KayPeaLoL
If you’re looking for extraordinary League of Legends gameplay with quirky, silly commentary, look …
Kitty Plays
The world of professional gaming isn’t often thought of as a supportive, uplifting one. But Kristen…
finalist
LoserFruit
Don’t let her username fool you—there is nothing about Kathleen that is a loser, despite the claim …
winner
Pokimane
Few streamers had a bigger year than Pokimane, who gained 450K+ new Twitch followers in 2017, joini…
finalist
ProfessorBroman
Best friend to all, the funny and positive ProfessorBroman—aka Ben Broman—is largely known for his …
finalist
Shroud
He’s a man with a lot of names. Born Michael Grzesiek, he is perhaps best known by his gamer name S…
nl_Kripp
Born Octavian Morosan, the Canadian gamer nl_Kripp is the 35th most-followed Twitch streamer, also …