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From the 13th Annual Shorty Awards Best Overall YouTube Presence

YouTube is a leading platform for brands, organizations and institutions producing video content that makes people laugh, learn and understand a brand's essence and personality. Unlike Best use of YouTube, this award honors a brand's year-round presence.

See previous winners and honorees here.


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Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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CMT's Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team
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Comedy Central YouTube
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Newly Bros
Baseball players have personalities too! In this quick, web-friendly series, MLB sought to showcase…
Popcorn-Perfect Movie Clips from “Binge Society” by Jellysmack
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audience honor
The Try Guys
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TheSoul Publishing’s 5-Minute Crafts
TheSoul Publishing is a digital media studio specializing in creating highly shareable short-form v…
Vlad & Niki
With their daily adventures and antics on the popular "Vlad & Niki" YouTube channel; brothers, Vlad…
WWE YouTube
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