The Streamy Awards is devoted to honoring excellence in original web video programming and those who create it. The annual event brings together the leading creative talent from the online entertainment industry.
The show was created in 2008 by Drew Baldwin and Joshua Cohen and various leaders from the digital entertainment industry. The 5th Annual Streamy Awards aired live on VH1 on September 17, 2015 from the Hollywood Palladium.
The Streamy Awards celebrates excellence in the creation and production of web based programming. This annual event is streamed live for an online audience. The 2015 show was hosted by YouTube stars, Tyler Oakley and Grace Helbig and attended by both fans and celebrities like Paula Abdul, Ciara, Jenna Marbles, Nene Leakes, iJustine, Mel B., Natasha Bedingfield, Frankie Grande, and more. The night also featured performances from Hailee Steinfeld, Future, Alessia Cara, A Great Big World, OMI and Sir Mix-A-Lot. Bringing together top talent and influencers shaping the web video entertainment industry, the Streamy Awards is the perfect intersection of the newest mainstream stars from the web and established entertainment industry professionals.
All industry creators from independents to studios and networks are eligible to submit their work in various categories including Best Actor and Best Actress, Best Online Musician, Best Action or SciFi Series, Best Comedy Series, Best Drama Series, Best Non-Fiction or Reality Series, and Best First Person Series (FPS), among others. The 2015 installment also introduced new social media categories for Vine and Snapchat personalities. A full list of Streamy Award categories is available at www.streamys.org/categories.
The winners of the Streamy Awards are determined by a Streamys Blue Ribbon Panel comprised of a select group of creative leaders who are shaping the future of entertainment, including talent, executives, producers and journalists from today’s most prestigious organizations and media companies.
Find out the winners of the 5th Annual Streamy awards at www.streamys.org/nominees-winners.