YouTube honored the best and the brightest of the year with its inaugural awards for user-created content. Top honors for most creative went to OK Go for the gym-inspired video “Here It Goes Again.” Since the video was added last July, the indie group has received over 13 million hits.
Best comedy went to Smosh for “Stranded,” a Robinson Crusoe-esque short laffer with a message. The online funnyman received over one million hits on his video since its creation.
Winners were announced on March 25.
YouTube Video Awards 2006 winners:
Most Creative: “Here It Goes Again” – OK Go
Comedy: “Smosh Short 2: Stranded” – Smosh
Commentary: “Hotness Prevails” – thewinekone
Series: “Ask A Ninja” – digitalfilmmaker
Music Video: “Say It’s Possible” – TerraNaomi
Most Inspirational: “Free Hugs Campaign” – PeaceOnEarth123″
Most Adorable: “Kiwi!” – Madyeti47