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 Best YouTube Musician

Over the past several years, YouTube has established itself as one of the best platforms for artists to share their music. From simple bedroom setups to beautifully shot music videos, these creators have been bringing joy to the world through the art of music.

If you’re a brand looking for recognition for your use of YouTube, enter the Best use of YouTube Shorty Award.

Nominees

finalist
AJ Rafael
From Myspace to YouTube, AJ Rafael has enjoyed a musical career that began in his garage and now se…
finalist
Alex G
Singer-songwriter and entrepreneur Alex G initially launched her channel as a means to overcome sta…
winner
Conan Gray
Singer-songwriter Conan Gray came from humble beginnings, recording in his early tracks in his bedr…
Dotan Negrin
The antithesis to traveling light, Dotan Negrin and his piano luggage have taken an unconventional …
Jared Dines
A man who loves all things metal and metalcore Jared Dines is shredding up social. The seasoned gui…
finalist
Lennon Stella
Actress and former sister act songstress Lennon Stella is now finding her own voice. One half of th…
finalist
Max & Harvey
UK teen pop singers Max and Harvey Mills have a unique harmonious connection. Identical twins who b…
Next Town Down
Rising R&B; stars Next Town Down are “on the journey of a lifetime.” Hailing from locales across th…
Sophia Grace
YouTuber and British celebrity Sophia Grace wants the world to see how she really is. Launching to …
Taylor Davis
String-playing sensation Taylor Davis has carved an international career out of a love for violin a…
Tyler Ward
Launching an international career from his parent’s basement, Tyler Ward has become a powerful infl…
finalist
VoicePlay
“Origimagidiculous” five-guy a cappella group VoicePlay are innovating the boy band model with imag…