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 9th Annual Shorty Awards Vlogger of the Year

YouTube is the platform that gave birth to the vlog, giving users the freedom to connect directly with the world by sharing their everyday lives and innermost experiences. With countless vloggers now populating the web, this year’s nominees stood out for pulling us into their fascinating worlds and keeping us engaged the entire time.

Nominees

Ben Brown
Explorer, vlogger, professional videographer, and photographer Ben Brown is “all work, all play.” A…
winner
David Dobrik
Editing all his vlogs to a run time of exactly 4:20, the “Sexy, Gorgeous, and Humble” David Dobrik …
finalist
Erik Conover
New York-based videographer, photographer, and global adventurer Erik Conover shares daily vlogs do…
Jon Olsson
Professional alpine ski racer, car enthusiast, Douchebags travel gear co-founder, and YouTuber Jon …
finalist
Julien Solomita
LA-based YouTuber Julien Solomita documents his life through vlogging. Regularly collaborating with…
finalist
Louis Cole
British explorer, travel vlogger, and philanthropist Louis Cole invites the world to “Live the Adve…
Monica Church
Beauty maven Monica Church combines all things style into her hairodynamic YouTube channel, vloggin…
Sam Sheffer
From Engadget to The Verge to Mashable, NY-based content creator Sam Sheffer also shares his love o…
Sara Dietschy
Professional YouTuber and influencer Sara Dietschy vlogs about life and creativity in NYC. Sara’s s…
Shaaanxo Vlogs
Top New Zealand beauty YouTuber Shannon Harris, internationally known for her all-inclusive beauty …
finalist
Shaytards
2016 has been another big year for “YouTube’s first family.” Vlogging their lives since 2008, husba…
finalist
The Gabbie Vlogs
“Just a girl doin her best and making a fool of herself while she's at it,” Gabbie Hanna has rapidl…