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YouTube Named Official Presenting and Global Distribution Partner for 8th Annual Streamy Awards

David Dobrik Leads with Six Nominations; Casey Neistat and Escape The Night each have Five Nominations; Emma Chamberlain, Shane Dawson, Ninja and DeStorm Power’s Caught all received Four Nominations

LOS ANGELES, CA(26 Sep 2018)

Today dick clark productions and Tubefilter announced the nominees for the 8th Annual Streamy Awards. The 2018 awards ceremony will take place at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA on Monday, October 22 at 9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT and will stream live globally and exclusively via

As the official presenting and distribution partner of this year’s event, YouTube will offer global reach, awareness and engagement to the Streamy Awards unlike ever before. Through YouTube, the Streamy Awards plans to provide a unique and engaging experience for viewers around the world to watch their favorite creators.

From athletes and celebrities, to gamers and creators, this year’s nominees include established and emerging talent breaking new ground and using digital platforms to entertain, educate and inspire on a massive scale. The wide range of Streamy Awards nominees include Kevin Durant, Kevin Hart, Marshmello, Shay Mitchell, Lilly Singh, Jaden Smith and more.

The full list of the 8th Annual Streamy Awards nominees is included below, but highlights of this year’s nominations include:

  • After winning “Breakout Creator” in 2017, David Dobrik leads with six nominations, while veteran creator Casey Neistat and Escape The Night follow with five. Newcomer Emma Chamberlain is nominated for the first time and leads all females with four nominations.
  • Other top nominees include Shane Dawson (4), who received multiple nominations for his series “The Truth About Tanacon,” live streaming gamer Ninja (4), and DeStorm Power and his series Caught (4). Science Fiction series ATROPA, creators Gabbie Hanna, Liza Koshy and Rhett & Link, as well as Rooster Teeth and The Young Turks all received three nominations.
  • Female creators lead the comedy category for the first time since the removal of gender distinction in the performance categories.
  • The beauty category is led by males 3:2.

"YouTube is remaking entertainment for the digital age, and we're thrilled to partner with dick clark productions and Tubefilter to host the global live stream for the Streamy Awards," said Angela Courtin, Global Head of Entertainment, Media and Experience for YouTube Marketing. "This exciting show will give our international community of fans the chance to celebrate the originality and diversity of their favorite YouTube stars."

“We founded the Streamys to recognize all voices, and this year we are proud to honor the most diverse and engaging group of creatives in Streamys’ history,” said Streamy Awards Founder Drew Baldwin. “Our partnership with YouTube not only allows us to recognize the nominees where so many of them began their careers and continue to flourish, but as the world’s largest video sharing platform, YouTube enables us to celebrate the achievements of the creator community on a truly global scale.”

Streamy Awards nominees and winners are determined by the Streamys Blue Ribbon Panel, a judging body of creators, executives, and other experts in the online video industry. Fans will be able to vote for their favorite nominees in the two Audience Choice categories – Creator of the Year presented by YouTube and Show of the Year – leading up to the live show on October 22. Voting will open on October 8 and more information will be made available in the coming weeks.

For more information, visit Join the conversation on social media with #streamys and be sure to follow Streamy Awards on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

The 8th Annual Streamy Awards is executive produced by dick clark productions’ Ariel Elazar, Rika Camizianos and Alexi Mazareas as well as Streamy Awards founders Drew Baldwin and Joshua Cohen. Michael Nieporent is producer.


Audience Choice: Creator of the Year presented by YouTube

Andrei Terbea

Casey Neistat

David Dobrik

Dolan Twins

Emma Chamberlain

Gabbie Hanna

Liza Koshy


Shane Dawson

Safiya Nygaard


Audience Choice: Show of the Year


Escape the Night

F2 Finding Football

Good Mythical Morning

The Philip DeFranco Show


Rooster Teeth

The Try Guys


The Young Turks



Action or Sci-Fi


Day 5


The Look-See

Two Sentence Horror Stories



Andrei Terbea

Bravest Warriors

Jaiden Animations




Breakout Creator

Bretman Rock

Dobre Brothers

Elle Mills

Emma Chamberlain





Brandon Rogers

Hannah Stocking

Jenna Marbles

Jack Douglass

Lilly Singh



60 Second Docs

Extraordinary People

MEL Films

The Mortified Guide

Shane Dawson’s “The Truth About Tanacon”


First Person

Alex Wassabi

Casey Neistat

David Dobrik

Emma Chamberlain

Gabbie Hanna



Comic Book Portal - CyreneQ

Find Me - BlackBoxTV

Life Support - Taryn Southern

Tiny Tank - SoKrispyMedia

Welcome to Everlock - Escape the Night



Alex French Guy Cooking (France)

Calle y Poché (Colombia)

Fozi Mozi (Palestine)

Pautips (Colombia)

Sebastián Villalobos (Colombia)




Comedy Series

Anime Crimes Division

Escape the Night


Liza on Demand

Rhett & Link’s Buddy System


Drama Series


Chicken Girls


Simi Valley

Youth & Consequences

Indie Series


Lovers Divided

the T

Twenty The Webseries



Non-Fiction Series

Hot Ones

I Have A Secret


Red Table Talk

Roman Atwood’s Day Dreams





Huda Kattan

James Charles

Jeffree Star


Safiya Nygaard


Dance brought to you by Just Dance® 2019

1MILLION Dance Studio


Kaycee Rice

Kyle Hanagami

Matt Steffanina



Cheap Thrills with Tabasko Sweet


Koleen Diaz

Niki and Gabi




Binging with Babish

Cooking with Marshmello

Gourmet Makes

The Icing Artist

Worth It



FaZe Clan




Typical Gamer


Health and Wellness

Buff Dudes

Doctor Mike

How to ADHD

Jay Shetty

Kati Morton


Kids and Family


Collins Key

ChuChu TV

Guava Juice

Ryan ToysReview



Brooklyn and Bailey

Eva Gutowski

Jess and Gabriel

Merrell Twins

Mr. Kate



AM to DM by BuzzFeed News

The Breakdown

NowThis News

The Philip DeFranco Show

The Young Turks


Pop Culture

Do They Know It?

Game Theory

Sneaker Shopping

Super Carlin Brothers

Vogue’s 73 Questions

Science or Education


The King of Random

Mark Rober

Marques Brownlee

Nas Daily


Cold As Balls

Donut Media

F2 Finding Football

Kevin Durant

WWE Mixed Match Challenge




Live Streamer

Critical Role






Amanda Cerny

Gabbie Hanna

Jeffree Star

Shay Mitchell

Tana Mongeau




Breakthrough Artist

Big Shaq

Greta Van Fleet

Jaden Smith


Two Feet


Cover Song

Greta Van Fleet - “Rolling In The Deep” (Adele)

James Bay - “Delicate” (Taylor Swift)

Leroy Sanchez - “Havana” (Camila Cabello)

Morgan Saint - “Thru Your Phone” (Cardi B)

Walk off the Earth - “Girls Like You” (Maroon 5)





Couples Therapy with Candice & Casey

Ear Biscuits with Rhett & Link

H3 Podcast

Not Too Deep with Grace Helbig

VIEWS with David Dobrik and Jason Nash


Acting in a Comedy

Arden Rose - Mr. Student Body President

Liza Koshy - Liza on Demand

Melvin Gregg - God’s Son

Nate Contreras - Cheap Thrills with Tabasko Sweet

SungWon Cho - Anime Crimes Division


Acting in a Drama

Anna Akana - Youth & Consequences

Annie LeBlanc - Chicken Girls

DeStorm Power - Caught

James Bland - Giants

Jesse Ridgway - My Virtual Escape



David Dobrik and Jennifer Lopez - FEAR BOX Challenge

Kandee Johnson and Kim Kardashian - Princess Jasmine Transformation

Lilly Singh and Will Smith - How To Speak Internet 101

Miranda Sings and Sofie Dossi - Becoming A Contortionist!

Shane Dawson and Molly Burke - Switching Lives With A Blind Person


Ensemble Cast


David’s Vlog

Escape the Night


The Try Guys




Adam Tash - The Super Slow Show

Casey Neistat - Casey Neistat

Eric Foster, Kyle LaBrache, and Maris Lidaka - Paper Tigers

Greg Cotten - ATROPA

Joe Sabia - Vogue’s 73 Questions

Costume Design

Brandon Rogers - Magic Funhouse

Jennifer Newman - Miss 2059

Jessica Margolis - Lindsey Stirling

Kendal Carse, Andrea Hegedus, Olivia Hines, Soseh Keshishyan, Kaysie Lee, and Megan Myers - Escape the Night

Ron Leaman - Automata



David Dobrik - David’s Vlog

Hazel Hayes - PrankMe

Jack Ferry - Mr. Student Body President

Jesse Ridgway - My Virtual Escape

Wesley Armstrong - Couples Night



Lee Black, Ronnie Edwards, Alexander Sedgewick, Daniel Seibert, and Thomas Torbergsen - Game Theory

Casey Neistat - Casey Neistat

Emma Chamberlain - Emma Chamberlain

Shane Dawson and Andrew Siwicki - Shane Dawson’s “The Truth About Tanacon”

TJ Nordaker and Kevin Williamsen - Honest Trailers

Visual and Special Effects

Jody Steel - Body Art with Jody Steel

Sam Wickert - SoKrispyMedia

Tobias Richter and Ryan Wieber - ATROPA

Tony E. Valenzuela - Find Me

Zach King - Zach King


Deja Harrell - Seeds

DeStorm Power - Caught

Ezra Ani - Pillow Talk

Melvin Gregg - God’s Son

Ry Doon, Luke Flipp, and Marion Webb - The Lab Ratz





Extra Life, Team Rooster Teeth - Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

MTV - Parkland Response

YouTube Creators for Change



Mike Rowe

Molly Burke

Shalom Blac


Company or Brand

The Dodo


Walgreens, Red Nose Day


Nonprofit or NGO

Peacemaker Corps Association - Peace in the Streets

Special Books by Special Kids

Thirst Project


Uniter Award

One Million Acts of Good - Ellen DeGeneres - Cheerios


Legacy Award

Tyler Oakley




Branded Content: Series

Guilty Party - AT&T

Kevin Hart: Lyft Legend - Lyft

Snoop Dogg’s Hot Box Office - Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox


Branded Content: Video

The Dodo x Samsung Galaxy S9 Slow-Mo - Samsung

Sponsoring “Olympians” - Planet Fitness

Upside Down Cooking Challenge: Giant Burrito - Glad


Emerging Platform

Alaska Airlines GIPHY Brand Channel - GIPHY

Hey Google, Play… - Google Home

Sissy That Bot, RuPaul’s Drag Race - Facebook Messenger


Influencer Campaign

New Year, New Me | Rudy Mancuso & Stephen Curry - Brita

NYE with Planet Fitness and Doug the Pug - Planet Fitness

Seize the Awkward - American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, The JED Foundation


About the Streamy Awards

The Streamy Awards honor the best in online video and the creators behind it. The annual event brings together the biggest names in online video for a night of celebration, discovery, and meaningful recognition. 2018 also marks the first ever “Streamys Brand Awards,” in partnership with the Interactive Advertising Bureau, and the second year of “The Purpose Awards @ the Streamys,” which honors individuals and organizations who use online video and social media to amplify their message, foster engagement and participation, and make a greater, more meaningful impact.

About dick clark productions 

dick clark productions (dcp) is the world's largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the "Academy of Country Music Awards," "American Music Awards," "Billboard Music Awards," "Golden Globe Awards," "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" and the “Streamy Awards.” Weekly television programming includes "So You Think You Can Dance" from 19 Entertainment and dcp. dcp also owns one of the world's most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with over 60 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. dcp is a division of Valence Media, a diversified media company with divisions and strategic investments in premium television, wide release film, specialty film, live events and digital media. For additional information, visit

About YouTube

Launched in May 2005, YouTube’s mission is to give everyone a voice and show them the world. We believe that everyone deserves to have a voice, and that the world is a better place when we listen, share and build community through our stories. YouTube is a Google company.

About Tubefilter
Tubefilter is the most trusted and widely read source for YouTube and online video news, analysis, and events. Through its trade news and analysis, community events, and creator advocacy programs, Tubefilter has helped to foster the growth, promotion, and legitimization of a new, independent professional entertainment industry. Tubefilter properties include its flagship publication, Tubefilter News, the Tubefilter Charts, its popular YouTube Millionaires series, and the Streamy Awards. For additional information, visit