YouTube to Live-Stream 6th Annual Streamy Awards
Andrew Bachelor hosts the online video awards show Oct. 4.
The Streamy Awards will come to audiences live on YouTube next Tuesday, Oct. 4.
Event organizers Tubefilter and Dick Clark Productions have revealed that the Google-owned streamer will be the exclusive distribution partner for the sixth annual awards show, which honors the best in online video.
"YouTube has long been a supporter of the Streamy Awards, sharing its commitment to honor the innovators who are creating cutting-edge content for millions of fans around the world," said YouTube Chief Marketing Officer Danielle Tiedt. "With audiences migrating to live-streaming event programming, we are thrilled to make the sixth annual Streamy Awards available to audiences worldwide."
Added Streamy Awards executive producer Drew Baldwin: "YouTube is not only the world's largest video-sharing platform, it's also the home of so many of the creators we honor at the Streamys. I can't imagine a better partner to help us celebrate the accomplishments of the creator community on a truly global scale."
Vine star Andrew Bachelor, aka King Bach, has been tapped to host the event. YouTube stars including Smosh, Grace Helbig, Jenna Marbles, Tyler Oakley and Lilly Singh will present throughout the evening.
Last year, the Streamy Awards were broadcast on Vh1. Nearly 475,000 tweets were sent about the 2015 show.
The Streamys will be held at the Beverly Hilton on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 6 p.m. PT.