Streamys adds ICON Awards

The inaugural edition of the award, honoring Tyler Oakley, Pitbull, Shay Carl and Michelle Phan (pictured), will be presented at a VIP event on Friday.
September 4, 2014

Tubefilter and Dick Clark Productions announced on Wednesday that Pitbull, Tyler Oakley, Michelle Phan (pictured), and Shay Carl will receive the first-ever Streamys ICON Awards.

The recipients of the award, presented by Samsung, will be honored at a VIP event on Friday, two nights before The 4th Annual Streamy Awards, which are being held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sept. 7. The ICON Award event will feature a performance by Us The Duo

The Streamys ICON Award recognizes creators who have made “tremendous contributions” to their communities through online video and social media, said Drew Baldwin, Streamy Awards executive producer, in a statement.

The inaugural Streamys ICON Awards will honor talent in 4 categories: activism (Tyler Oakley), convergence (Pitbull), entrepreneurship (Shay Carl) and inspiration (Michelle Phan).

Hosted by Grace Helbig and Hannah Hart and presented by Coca-Cola, the Streamys will be broadcast live at Streamys.org.

Image: Screengrab of Phan’s Robot Chic look

About The Author
Todd is StreamDaily's U.S. West Coast Correspondent. He has written for a wide range of publications, including The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Post, NylonGuys and, yes, even the Weekly World News. Earlier in his career, he served as senior editor for the pioneering alternative movie magazine Film Threat. You can reach him at toddrlongwell[at]gmail.com or on twitter @toddlongwell1

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