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 11th Annual Shorty Awards Vlogger of the Year

Vlogging is now in the mainstream, with creators of all ages uploading their lives for all to view. Fans all over the world are always hungry for the next chapter in the lives of their favorite YouTubers, whether they be real people or CGI bots. With growing list of popular vloggers, the field is becoming increasingly competitive and entertaining. These were the best of the year.

Nominees

Ami Yamato
While there are many vloggers out there in the world, there isn’t quite anyone like Ami Yamato. Vlo…
Chris Chann
LA-native and skateboarding aficionado Chris Chann kickflipped, ollied and vlogged his way through …
finalist
Ellie Thumann
17 year old YouTube sensation Ellie Thumann has established herself as one of the leading DIY, life…
Erika Costell
What a year it’s been for Erika Costell. From playing a key role in Shane Dawson’s series Inside th…
finalist
Heath Hussar
Heath Hussar has been a powerful name on social media for years, growing significant followings on …
finalist
Josh Peck
Actor, comedian, and former Drake & Josh star Josh Peck is vlogging his adult, post TV life. Josh’s…
Justin Escalona
Since the now-22 year old Chicago born YouTuber went viral in 2016 for surprising his dad with Worl…
finalist
Mr. Beast
Jimmy Donaldson, aka MrBeast, had one of the biggest years on all of YouTube, growing by more than …
Nicole Laeno
Nicole Laeno is 13 going on 300K. In just one year, Nicole grew her channel by 250K+ subscribers by…
finalist
Olivia Jade
2018 opened many new doors for Olivia Jade. The YouTube sensation spent much of the year vlogging a…
winner
Ryland Adams
Few people had more exciting years than Ryland Adams, who gained over 2M subscribers throughout 201…
Sara Dietschy
Sara Dietschy, rhymes with peachy, has received so much acclaim over her past few years of posting …