8th Streamy Awards

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8th Streamy Awards
DateOctober 22, 2018
LocationBeverly Hilton,
Los Angeles, California
Presented byStreamys Blue Ribbon Panel
Hosted byThe Try Guys
Most awardsLiza Koshy (2)
(Not including group wins)
Most nominationsGabbie Hanna, Liza Koshy, & Emma Chamberlain (3)
(Not including group nominations)
Television/radio coverage

The 8th Streamy Awards honored the best in American web television programming as chosen by the Streamys Blue Ribbon Panel. The ceremony was held live on October 22, 2018, at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, and streamed on YouTube.[1] The ceremony was hosted by The Try Guys with presenters including Eva Gutowski, Mamrie Hart, Grace Helbig, Liza Koshy, LaurDIY, Tana Mongeau, Patrick Starrr, BlameItOnKway, Molly Burke, Sofie Dossi, Katie Angel, Annie LeBlanc, Elle Mills, Jason Nash, Trisha Paytas, Poppy, Andrea Russett, Alyson Stoner, Christine Sydelko, Nick Viall, and Gus Kenworthy.[2][3]

On October 9, 2018, the Streamys Brand Awards were held at NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles, California and hosted by Alisha Marie and Remi Cruz. The awards honored notable achievements in digital marketing.[4] On October 18, 2018, the Purpose Awards @ The Streamys were held during the IAB Digital Content NewFronts West at NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles and hosted by Jay Shetty. The awards recognized digital creators, brands, and nonprofits who have used their influence for a greater good.[5]


Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold:[6][7]


Action or Sci-Fi Animated
Breakout Creator "Comedy"
"Documentary" First Person
  • Shane Dawson's The Truth About Tanacon
    • 60 Second Docs
    • Extraordinary People
    • MEL Films
    • The Mortified Guide
Immersive International
  • Find Me – BlackBoxTV
    • Comic Book Portal – CyreneQ
    • Life Support – Taryn Southern
    • Tiny Tank – SoKrispyMedia
    • Welcome to Everlock – Escape the Night
  • Pautips (Colombia)
    • Alex French Guy Cooking (France)
    • Calle y Poché (Colombia)
    • Fozi Mozi (Palestine)
    • Sebastian Villalobos (Colombia)


"Comedy" "Drama"
Indie Non-fiction
  • the T
    • Brujos
    • Lovers Divided
    • Twenty The Webseries
    • Yappie


Acting in a Comedy Acting in a Drama
  • Liza Koshy as Liza on Liza on Demand
    • Arden Rose as Hadley Pulito on Mr. Student Body President
    • Melvin Gregg on God's Son
    • Nate Contreras as Tabasko Sweet on Cheap Thrills with Tabasko Sweet
    • SungWon Cho as Joe Furuya on Anime Crimes Division
Collaboration Ensemble
  • Kandee Johnson and Kim Kardashian on Princess Jasmine Transformation
    • David Dobrik and Jennifer Lopez on FEAR BOX Challenge
    • Lilly Singh and Will Smith on How To Speak Internet 101
    • Miranda Sings and Sofie Dossi on Becoming A Contortionist!
    • Shane Dawson and Molly Burke on Switching Lives With A Blind Person
  • David’s Vlog
    • Caught
    • Escape the Night
    • Ladylike
    • The Try Guys


Beauty Dance
  • Matt Steffanina
    • 1MILLION Dance Studio
    • Dytto
    • Kaycee Rice
    • Kyle Hanagami
Fashion Food
  • Niki and Gabi
    • Cheap Thrills with Tabasko Sweet
    • Koleen Diaz
    • TheNotoriousKIA
Gaming Health and Wellness
  • Ninja
  • Jay Shetty
    • Buff Dudes
    • Doctor Mike
    • How to ADHD
    • Kati Morton
Kids and Family Lifestyle
  • Merrell Twins
    • Brooklyn and Bailey
    • Eva Gutowski
    • Jess and Gabriel
    • Mr. Kate
News Pop Culture
  • The Philip DeFranco Show
    • AM to DM by BuzzFeed News
    • The Breakdown
    • NowThis News
    • The Young Turks
  • Vogue’s 73 Questions
    • Do They Know It?
    • Game Theory
    • Sneaker Shopping
    • Super Carlin Brothers
Science or Education Sports
  • Marques Brownlee
    • AsapSCIENCE
    • The King of Random
    • Mark Rober
    • Nas Daily

Social video[edit]

Live Streamer Storyteller
  • Gabbie Hanna
    • Amanda Cerny
    • Jeffree Star
    • Shay Mitchell
    • Tana Mongeau


Breakthrough Artist Cover Song
  • Walk off the Earth – “Girls Like You” (Maroon 5)
    • 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)


  • Not Too Deep with Grace Helbig
    • Couples Therapy with Candice & Casey
    • Ear Biscuits with Rhett & Link
    • H3 Podcast
    • VIEWS with David Dobrik and Jason Nash

Social good[edit]

These awards were handed out on October 18, 2018, at the annual "Purpose Awards @ The Streamys" during the IAB Digital Content NewFronts West which were held at NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles, California.[5][8]

Campaign Creator
Company or Brand Nonprofit or NGO
  • The Dodo
  • GoFundMe
  • Walgreens, Red Nose Day
  • Peacemaker Corps Association – Peace in the Streets
  • Special Books by Special Kids
  • Thirst Project
Uniter Award Legacy Award
  • Tyler Oakley


These awards were handed out on October 9, 2018, during the Streamys Brand Awards at NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles, California.[4][8]

Branded Content: Series Branded Content: Video
  • Kevin Hart: Lyft Legend – Lyft Entertainment, Hartbeat Productions, Free Period Productions, Pygmy Wolf Productions, & Lionsgate
    • Guilty Party – AT&T Hello Lab & Fullscreen
    • Snoop Dogg's Hot Box Office – Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox, & Viacom Velocity
  • Upside Down Cooking Challenge: Giant Burrito – Glad, Portal A, & Google
    • The Dodo x Samsung Galaxy S9 Slow-Mo – Samsung & Group Nine Media
    • Sponsoring "Olympians" – Planet Fitness, Hill Holliday, & Trilia Media
Emerging Platform Influencer Campaign
  • Sissy That Bot, RuPaul’s Drag Race – Facebook Messenger
    • Alaska Airlines GIPHY Brand Channel – GIPHY
    • Hey Google, Play… – Google Home
  • 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


Directing Writing
  • Jesse Ridgway – My Virtual Escape
    • David Dobrik – David’s Vlog
    • Hazel Hayes – PrankMe
    • Jack Ferry – Mr. Student Body President
    • Wesley "Wuz Good" Armstrong – Couples Night
  • DeStorm Power – Caught
    • Deja Harrell – Seeds
    • Ezra Ani – Pillow Talk
    • Melvin Gregg – God's Son
    • Ry Doon, Luke Flipp, and Marion Webb – The Lab Ratz
Cinematography Editing
  • Joe Sabia – Vogue’s 73 Questions
    • Adam Tash – The Super Slow Show
    • Casey Neistat – Casey Neistat
    • Eric Foster, Kyle LaBrache, and Maris Lidaka – Paper Tigers
    • Greg Cotten – ATROPA
  • Shane Dawson and Andrew Siwicki – Shane Dawson's "The Truth About Tanacon"
    • Lee Black, Ronnie Edwards, Alexander Sedgewick, Daniel Seibert, and Thomas Torbergsen – Game Theory
    • Casey Neistat – Casey Neistat
    • Emma Chamberlain – Emma Chamberlain
    • TJ Nordaker and Kevin Williamsen – Honest Trailers
Costume Design Visual and Special Effects
  • Olivia Hines – Escape the Night
    • Brandon Rogers – Magic Funhouse
    • Jennifer Newman – Miss 2059
    • Samantha Burkhart – Lindsey Stirling
    • Ron Leaman – Automata
  • Tobias Richter and Ryan Wieber – ATROPA
    • Jody Steel – Body Art with Jody Steel
    • Sam Wickert – SoKrispyMedia
    • Tony E. Valenzuela – Find Me
    • Zach King – Zach King

Audience choice[edit]

Creator of the Year Show of the Year
  • The Try Guys
    • Blippi
    • Escape the Night
    • F2 Finding Football
    • Good Mythical Morning
    • The Philip DeFranco Show
    • REACT
    • Rooster Teeth
    • Yappie
    • The Young Turks


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