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Full list of ‘Team Internet’ nominees for 2019 Shorty Awards,’ ft. Shane Dawson, Ninja, MrBeast, & more

Published: 29/Jan/2019 0:23 Updated: 3/Apr/2019 21:40

by Virginia Glaze

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The 11th annual Shorty Awards are on the horizon, and this year sees a plethora of big names in the running – including such personalities as Ninja, Shane Dawson, and MrBeast, among other major influencers.

The Shorty Awards recognizes the best influencers, organizations, and brands from across social media, with nominees spanning from popular YouTubers to major actors, political figures, and more.

Voting for this year’s Shorty Awards has fully opened as of January 28, and will officially conclude on February 21, at 11:59 PM EST. Fans can vote for their favorite influencers once per day, per influencer, opening up a total potential of 24 votes per celeb for every fan.

IGNYouTube king PewDiePie did not secure a spot in the Shorty Awards runnings, despite breaking major records on the platform in 2018.

The 2019 Shorty Awards sees a major showing from some of the internet’s top talent, with the likes of popular YouTubers Shane Dawson, David Dobrik, MrBeast, and even Twitch streamer Ninja in the runnings to take one of the ten categories in the ‘Team Internet’ division.

Surprisingly, YouTube king Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg didn’t make the cut, despite breaking major records across the platform thanks to his ongoing battle against Bollywood label T-Series.

We’ve compiled the list of some of the Shorty Awards’ biggest ‘Team Internet’ nominees for you to check out below:

Breakout YouTuber of the Year:

  • Actually Happened
  • Ashley aka bestdressed
  • Denzel Dion
  • Dr. Mike
  • Haley Pham
  • Madelaine Petsch
  • Moriah Elizabeth
  • Peter McKinnon
  • Subhi Taha
  • Summer McKeen
  • TechMe0ut
  • Will Smith

Twitch Streamer of the Year:

  • Adam Koebel
  • Becca
  • Cahlaflour
  • Castro_1021
  • ClassyKatie
  • DisguisedToast
  • itsHAFU
  • Ninja
  • Sweet_ Anita
  • TSM_Daequan
  • XCHOCOBARS
  • ZeRo

Red Bull EsportsTyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins saw major success for his Twitch career, ending 2018 with a massive New Year’s Eve event in New York’s Times Square.

Vlogger of the Year:

  • Ami Yamato
  • Chris Chann
  • Ellie Thumann
  • Josh Peck
  • Erika Costell
  • Heath Hussar
  • Justin Escalona
  • Mr. Beast
  • Nicole Laeno
  • Olivia Jade
  • Ryland Adams
  • Sara Dietschy
MrBeast, TwitterMrBeast brought a slew of subscribers to PewDiePie’s channel, after creating a citywide ad campaign in late 2018.

YouTube Comedian:

  • Evelyn from the Internets
  • Gus Johnson
  • Jarvis Johnson
  • Joana Ceddia
  • Kalen Allen
  • Karina Garcia
  • MacDoesIt
  • Mikaela Long
  • Morgz
  • Nick Antonyan
  • Rachel Ballinger
  • Tré Melvin

YouTube Ensemble:

  • Bright Sun Films
  • Brooklyn and Bailey
  • Cole&Sav
  • Familia Diamond
  • HellthyJunkFood
  • Jess and Gabriel
  • Merrell Twins
  • Sidemen
  • TFIL
  • The Try Guys
  • Yes Theory
  • Sister Squad
AOLThe Sidemen include such major YouTubers as KSI, Miniminter, Wroetoshaw, and more.

YouTuber of the Year: 

  • Andre “Black Nerd” Meadows
  • Colleen Ballinger
  • David Dobrik
  • DeStorm Power
  • Emma Chamberlain
  • Guava Juice
  • James Charles
  • Lauren Giraldo
  • Michelle Khare
  • Shane Dawson
  • Tana Mongeau
  • Zane Hijazi
Shane Dawson, YouTube / PolygonShane Dawson had a breakout year in 2018, releasing a slew of documentary series over YouTubers Tana Mongeau, Jeffree Star, and Jake Paul.
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AOC confirms Twitch return in Among Us stream with Hasan: how to watch

Published: 27/Nov/2020 2:45 Updated: 27/Nov/2020 2:55

by Brad Norton

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez broke records with her debut Twitch stream as she laughed and bumbled her way through Among Us and the internet couldn’t get enough. Now, she’s all set to do it once again with some massive names joining up for the big return.

It wasn’t the biggest individual stream Twitch has ever seen ⁠— that honor remains with Ninja and Drake ⁠— but Ocasio-Cortez, fondly nicknamed AOC, came awfully close when she went live on Oct. 28 for more than 439k eager viewers.

The huge stream, backed by AOC’s desire to “sell the vote” to gamers, scribed the US representative into Twitch’s history books. It also left the internet hungry for more ⁠— AOC’s bubbly personality and funny wit had endeared her to millions.

For weeks eager viewers were left pondering when she’d make her return. Now, we finally have a solid date locked in and even know some of the names she’ll be streaming with. Here’s everything you need to know about AOC’s upcoming return to Twitch.

AOC playing Among Us on Twitch.
Twitch: AOC
AOC has confirmed when she’ll be back on Twitch.

AOC confirms second Twitch stream

The internet at large has been baying for AOC to hit that “go live” button again sooner rather than later. Now her electoral race is won and her sights can shift back over to Twitch.

Despite some earlier teases, it’s been just over a month since the first historic broadcast, but now we have a date for the next one. AOC will be going live on Twitch on Friday, November 27 at 4 PM PT | 7PM EST.

Last time, Ocasio-Cortez streamed mid-week, on a Tuesday and the spectacle ran for just a few hours. Expect a similar duration this time around given the late evening start time.

What will AOC play? League, Among Us, Fall Guys

AOC hasn’t yet branched out to anything other than some Among Us gameplay. It’s a casual experience that anyone can jump into, so it removes any busywork from her broadcasts.

Last time she paired up with fellow US rep Ilhan Omar, Pokimane, and more on InnerSloth’s smash-hit. It appears that she’ll be doing much the same this time around, but with a few fresh faces.

Canadian Member of Parliament Jagmeet Singh will be getting into the mix, as will popular Twitch streamers Hasan and Northernlion.

However, the New York politician could also try her hand at League of Legends on-stream down the line. Pokimane said she would “be here anytime [AOC] needed,” to which Ocasio-Cortez suggested LoL.

“League duo bot?! Except I haven’t played in months, I’m gonna be real bad,” AOC joked on Twitter in reply to Pokimane. “Maybe Among Us again, for a bit.”

A League of Legends stream certainly makes sense; Pokimane first made her name on LoL, and AOC is a self-confessed League lover, though she says she’s not played it “a whole lot.”

She must have played a bit at least, though, because on Nov. 14 ⁠— a month after revealing she was Bronze V ⁠— she shared on Instagram she had been promoted to Silver IV, one whole ranked tier higher. That’s some serious grinding!

The 31-year-old mainly plays Sona, Janna, Lux, and Morgana, and is “working on Lulu” to add to her champ pool; Pokimane will have to play ADC if they duo queue. Perhaps with her second stream now locked in, a special LoL broadcast could be right around the corner as well.

AOC's second Twitch stream could be another record-breaking broadcast.
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AOC’s second Twitch stream could be another record-breaking broadcast.

If you want to join the 740,000+ fans who have already followed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitch, head to her profile: you’ll be alerted when she’s live.