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 8th Annual Shorty Awards YouTuber of the Year

The YouTuber of the Year Award honors those who have had notable years of growth and success on YouTube in 2015. Whether they wrote a book, vlogged their every movement, taught you how to contour or took you around the world with them, these creators are #YouTubeGoals.

Brand entries using social media in this space can be found in the Best in Snapchat Industry Award.

Nominees

Anna Akana
Actress, writer, comedian, and 1/2 of Cat Benatar, Anna Akana has earned more than 1 million subscr…
winner
Casey Neistat
YouTuber Casey Neistat has been an online innovator known for his “wonderfully renegade" videos, in…
Connor Franta
Vlogger, writer, and entrepreneur Connor Franta showcases life’s moments and curiosities through Yo…
FouseyTube
Palestinian-American YouTuber, comedian, actor, rapper, motivational speaker, and fitness vlogger Y…
GloZell Green
Green-lipsticked comedian and YouTuber GloZell is the self-proclaimed “Queen of YouTube and “Mother…
finalist
Ingrid Nilsen
Launching her YouTube channel in 2009 as a means of overcoming her fear of public speaking, the int…
Joey Graceffa
Celebrity YouTuber Joey Graceffa gained popularity from his YouTube vlog channel with over 5 millio…
finalist
Lilly Singh
Winner of the 2015 MTV Fandom Awards Social Superstar of the Year, Lilly Singh (also known as IISup…
finalist
PewDiePie
Introduced as the “emperor" of the internet by Stephen Colbert and named YouTube’s Biggest Star by …
finalist
Tyler Oakley
YouTuber and activist icon, Tyler Oakley has been helping “You Dare To Be You" by broadcasting cand…
finalist
Zoella
British beauty and lifestyle personality Zoe Sugg, aka Zoella, is one of the most popular vloggers …
devinsupertramp
Adventurer, videographer, and Utah filmmaker Devin Graham, aka devinsupertramp, is one of YouTube’s…