THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

From the 9th Annual Shorty Awards YouNower of the Year

Live streaming platform YouNow lets users share their talents and experiences in real time, connecting and interacting with fans across the world. Whether they were playing music, live vlogging, or simply hanging out with other YouNowers, these broadcasters did it best this year, earning millions of views in the process.

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Nominees

finalist
Absofcourse
Alabaman Abigail Ross stays true to her motto, “I just wanna make music,” taking to YouNow to live …
Anthony Gargiula
17-year-old singer and songwriter Anthony Gargiula first got a taste of fame when he appeared at ag…
Brent Morgan
Brent Morgan is one of the top broadcasters on YouNow, with nearly 1 billion views of his BrentMorg…
Caitlin Bell
Starting with videos posted to her YouTube account back in 2009, 23-year-old Scottish-Canadian sing…
finalist
Diegosaurs
Regularly making the Editor’s Choice selections on YouNow, Diego “Diegosaurs” Navarrette is somethi…
finalist
Evie Yannakidis
After starting a blog as a student project in her first year at Ryerson University in Toronto, Evie…
Got Damn Zo
After racking up an impressive 1.2 billion loops on Vine, Zoie Fenty, better known to his followers…
finalist
Joel and Monica
“Singing siblings living in Orlando,” Joel and Monica Ortiz take to YouNow to stream their sweetly …
Peppina
Finnish singer/songwriter Peppina is making waves around the world by showing off her talents on Yo…
Ruba Wilson
Spreading a strong message of positivity and self-acceptance, Ruba Wilson is a YouNow guru, bringin…
winner
Zach Clayton
Zach Clayton is practically internet royalty. The 16-year-old phenom has millions of followers acro…
finalist
itssnowhimself
16-year-old Alex White, who goes by the name Snow on his many social media accounts, is perhaps bes…