Streamy Awards: Yousef Erakat Wins Entertainer of the Year, Biz Markie Performs

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 A view of the stage during the 6th annual Streamy Awards hosted by King Bach and live streamed on YouTube at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Oct. 4, 2016 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 6th annual Streamy Awards are officially in the can after the final fourteen winners were announced Tuesday night during a live-streamed event in Los Angeles. Hosted by King Bach, the winners included entertainer of the year Yousef Erakat (fouseyTUBE), Snapchat storyteller Shonduras and best Viner Thomas Sanders.

Previously announced music awards went to Todrick Hall for breakthrough artist, Lindsey Stirling for best cover song (Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”), and Lil Dicky, featuring Fetty Wap and Rich Homie Quan, for top original song (“$ave Dat Money”).

The show also included a performance by rapper Biz Markie, who broke out his biggest hit "Just a Friend." Featured presenters included YouTube stars GloZell Green, Grace Helbig and Smosh, among others, and Dawson’s Creek actor James Van Der Beek.

A tribute to Christina Grimmie, the Voice contestant and YouTuber who was killed at an Orlando meet-and-greet, featured a speech by fellow creator Kurt Hugo Schneider and a performance by singer Sam Tsui.

Check out a full list of winners below:

AUDIENCE CHOICE

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR - Yousef Erakat 

SHOW OF THE YEAR –  The Philip DeFranco Show 

AWARDS FOR CHANNELS, SERIES OR SHOWS

ANIMATED - sWooZie

BREAKOUT CREATOR - Liza Koshy

COMEDY - Good Mythical Morning

DRAMA - I Ship It

FEATURE - A Trip to Unicorn Island

FIRST PERSON - Casey Neistat

INDIE - Brooklyn Sound

INTERNATIONAL - HolaSoyGerman

NON-FICTION - The Try Guys

VIRTUAL REALITY AND 360° VIDEO (NEW CATEGORY) - MatPat’s Game Lab

 

SUBJECT AWARDS

ACTION OR SCI-FI - Day 5

BEAUTY - Kandee Johnson

DOCUMENTARY OR INVESTIGATIVE - The Banker Suicides

FASHION - Amanda Steele

FOOD - Tiny Kitchen

GAMING - The Game Theorists

HEALTH AND WELLNESS - Yoga With Adriene

KIDS AND FAMILY - Kid President

LIFESTYLE - GloZell Green

NEWS AND CULTURE - The Philip DeFranco Show

PRANKS - Roman Atwood

SCIENCE OR EDUCATION - Laci Green

SPORTS - 30 for 30 Shorts

 

PERFORMANCE AWARDS

ACTOR – Chris Kendall, Oscar’s Hotel for Fantastical Creatures

ACTRESS - Jenn McAllister, Foursome

COLLABORATION - Various Creators, Jimmy Kimmel Live (Mean Tweets - Creator Edition)

DANCE – Dominic "D-trix" Sandoval

ENSEMBLE CAST - Escape the Night

 

MUSIC AWARDS

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST - Todrick Hall

COVER SONG - Lindsey Stirling, Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen)

ORIGINAL SONG - $ave Dat Money, Lil Dicky, featuring Fetty Wap and Rich Homie Quan

 

CRAFT AWARDS

CINEMATOGRAPHY - The Slow Mo Guys, Gavin Free and Daniel Gruchy

COSTUME DESIGN - Oscar’s Hotel for Fantastical Creatures, Gypsy Taylor

DIRECTING - Oscar’s Hotel for Fantastical Creatures, PJ Ligouri

EDITING - Casey Neistat, Casey Neistat

VISUAL AND SPECIAL EFFECTS - Corridor Digital, Sam Gorski and Niko Pueringer

WRITING - Honest Trailers, Spencer Gilbert, Joe Starr, Dan Murrell and Andy Signore

 

SOCIAL VIDEO AWARDS

LIVE (NEW CATEGORY) - Merrell Twins

SNAPCHAT STORYTELLER - Shaun "Shonduras" McBride (shonduras)

VINER - Thomas Sanders

CAMPAIGN AWARDS

BRAND CAMPAIGN - Writing With Grace, Grace Helbig (AT&T)

SOCIAL GOOD CAMPAIGN - Lilly Singh’s #GirlLove Challenge


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