At the 2023 Streamy Awards, MrBeast, also known as Jimmy Donaldson, emerged as the big winner of the night. Out of the five categories he was nominated for, he took home two awards, including creator of the year and collaboration. His collaboration with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson on a rock, paper, scissors video was particularly memorable, with MrBeast jokingly commenting, “Surprised he didn’t pick rock every time.”
Another notable winner was Kai Cenat, who was crowned streamer of the year. Michelle Khare’s show, “Challenge Accepted,” received the show of the year award, while Spain’s ibai took home the international prize. Chris Olsen was named the winner in the short form category.
The Streamy Awards also recognized several well-known figures. The Jonas Brothers were awarded the crossover category, Logan Paul won the creator product prize, and Jay Shetty’s On Purpose podcast received an award. Dylan Mulvaney, a trans influencer who found herself embroiled in controversy following a Bud Light social media promotion, won the breakout creator award.
In addition to individual awards, the Streamys also recognized brands and their collaborations. Mattel’s Barbie was named brand of the year, as the Barbie movie continued to break records at the box office. Meghan Trainor’s song “Made You Look” won the Rolling Stone collaboration award, which honors impactful songs that dominate social media and popular culture.
Special Creator Honor awards were presented to The Korean Vegan, Brittany Broski, and Vivienne Medrano, acknowledging their contributions to the online creator community.
The 13th edition of the Streamy Awards was hosted by MatPat, the creator of Game Theorists, and was streamed live on the Streamys’ social channels and The Hollywood Reporter’s website. The awards recognize creators in over 45 categories spanning various genres such as beauty, comedy, food, gaming, music, podcasts, sports, and more.
The event featured performances from Icona Pop and Armani White, as well as appearances from Shea Couleé, a star of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Presenters included Dylan Mulvaney, Chris Olsen, Michelle Khare, and many others.
Produced by Dick Clark Productions and Tubefilter, the 2023 Streamy Awards highlighted the talent and achievements of creators from different corners of the internet. Dick Clark Productions is a subsidiary and joint venture between Penske Media, the parent company of The Hollywood Reporter, and Eldridge.
The complete list of winners across various categories showcased the wide range of content and creators that have made a significant impact in the digital space. From creators of social good to educational and entertaining content, the Streamys recognized the diversity and influence of online creators.
The Streamy Awards serve as a platform to celebrate and honor the accomplishments of digital creators and the impact they have on popular culture. With over a decade of history, the Streamys continue to shine a spotlight on the ever-evolving landscape of online content creation.
As the world becomes increasingly digital and the influence of online creators grows, events like the Streamys provide a space for recognition and appreciation. The winners of the 2023 Streamy Awards have undoubtedly made a mark in their respective fields, and their success serves as an inspiration for future generations of creators.