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‘SnapperHero,’ ‘Epic Rap Battles of History’ Lead 2015 Streamy Award Nominations

Snapchat scripted series “SnapperHero” snatched up six nominations to lead the fifth annual Streamy Awards, a celebration of the year’s best in online video.

VH1 and its digital platforms will air the kudofest live from the Hollywood Palladium on Sept. 17.

YouTube channel “Epic Rap Battles of History” and web series “Video Game High School” each raked in four noms, while short film series “Adi Shankar’s Bootleg Universe” and Hulu parody “The Hotwives of Orlando” followed with three apiece.

To reflect a changing digital landscape, this year’s Streamys will include a social video category for Instagram, Snapchat and Vine. The awards have also added new categories for lifestyle channels, documentary or investigative series, breakout creator and breakthrough artist.

On Sept. 3, the nominees for entertainer of the year and show of the year will be announced as determined by a fan vote.

View a complete list of nominees below:

Awards for Channels, Series or Shows

Animated

· Bee and Puppycat
· Blank on Blank
· Cyanide & Happiness
· RWBY
· sWooZie

Breakout Creator

· Lauren Elizabeth
· Rachel Levin
· Jenn McAllister
· Arden Rose
· Matthew Santoro

Comedy

· Flula
· Ryan Higa
· Jenna Marbles
· Miranda Sings
· Rhett & Link

Drama

· Anamnesis
· Adi Shankar’s Bootleg Universe
· BlackBoxTV
· Carmilla
· Frankenstein, MD

First Person

· BFvsGF
· Grace Helbig
· Tyler Oakley
· PewDiePie
· IISuperwomanII

Indie

· Anamnesis
· Eat Our Feelings
· The Katering Show
· The New Adventures of Peter and Wendy
· Player Piano

International

· EnchufeTV
· HolaSoyGerman
· Jack & Dean
· Korean Englishman
· Racka Racka

Non-Fiction

· Good Mythical Morning
· HeyUSA
· Improv Everywhere
· Kids React
· Shaytards

Spin-Off

· 30 for 30 Shorts (30 for 30)
· Hack Into Broad City (Broad City)
· Saturday Night Line (Saturday Night Live)
· Team Coco on Twitch (Conan)
· The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Backstage

Subject Awards

Action or Sci-Fi

· Action Movie Kid
· Corridor Digital
· SnapperHero
· Super Power Beat Down
· Video Game High School

Beauty

· Andrea’s Choice
· Gigi Gorgeous
· Kandee Johnson
· Ingrid Nilsen
· Michelle Phan

Documentary or Investigative

· Atari: Game Over
· Queens of Kings
· Rituals with Laura Ling
· Street Cuts
· Thank You And Sorry

Fashion

· Maddi Bragg
· Brooklyn And Bailey
· Lauren Elizabeth
· Maiah Ocando
· Amanda Steele

Food

· Epic Meal Time
· Nerdy Nummies
· SORTEDfood
· Tasted
· You Deserve A Drink

Gaming

· The Game Theorists
· Markiplier
· PewDiePie
· Smosh Games
· Stampylonghead

Health and Wellness

· Blogilates
· BroScienceLife
· Furious Pete
· Superhero in Training
· Tony Horton Fitness

Kids and Family

· Eh Bee Family
· Kid President
· Kids React
· Shaytards
· What’s Up Moms

Lifestyle

· Joey Graceffa
· iJustine
· Rachel Levin
· Alisha Marie
· Bethany Mota

News and Culture

· BuzzFeed Video
· MTV Braless
· The Philip DeFranco Show
· SourceFed
· The Young Turks

Pranks

· Roman Atwood
· FouseyTUBE
· The Janoskians
· Magic Of Rahat
· PrankVsPrank

Science or Education

· Crash Course
· DNews
· It’s Okay To Be Smart
· SciShow
· Vsauce

Sports

· Brodie Smith
· Devin Super Tramp
· Dude Perfect
· The Ginger Runner
· Red Bull

Performance Awards

Actor

· Bart Baker, Bart Baker
· James Franco, Making A Scene with James Franco
· Aasif Mandvi, Halal in the Family
· Paul Scheer, Scheer-RL
· James Van Der Beek, Adi Shankar’s Bootleg Universe

Actress

· Anna Akana, SnapperHero
· Colleen Ballinger, Miranda Sings
· Natasha Negovanlis, Carmilla
· Ellary Porterfield, Video Game High School
· Casey Wilson, The Hotwives of Orlando

Collaboration

· Jimmy Kimmel and Viewers, YouTube Challenge
· JusReign and Timothy DeLaGhetto, JusReign
· Nice Peter, EpicLLOYD, Grace Helbig, and Hannah Hart, Epic Rap Battles of History
· Pentatonix and Lindsey Stirling, Pentatonix
· Various Creators, YouTube Rewind 2015

Dance

· Amymarie Gaertner
· Israel “Izzy” Harris and Ashleigh Mitchell
· Dominic Sandoval
· Marquese Scott
· Alyson Stoner

Ensemble Cast

· The Annoying Orange
· The Hotwives of Orlando
· Six Guys One Car
· SnapperHero
· Video Game High School

Music Awards

Breakthrough Artist

· Tori Kelly
· Austin Mahone
· MAX
· Shawn Mendes
· Rachel Platten

Cover Song

· Fifth Harmony, Uptown Funk (Mark Ronson)
· Pentatonix, Evolution of Michael Jackson (Michael Jackson)
· Sam Tsui and Casey Breves, Thinking Out Loud / I’m Not The Only One (Ed Sheeran)
· Tyler Ward featuring Charlie Puth, See You Again (Wiz Khalifa)
· “Weird Al” Yankovic, Foil (Lorde)

Original Song

· Gibberish, MAX
· Here, Alessia Cara
· No Matter Where You Are, Us the Duo
· Nobody Love, Tori Kelly
· Take Flight, Lindsey Stirling

Craft Awards

Cinematography

· 2Cellos, Ivan Slipčević
· Devin Super Tramp, Devin Graham
· Gymkhana, Jordan Valenti
· Michelle Phan, RiceBunny Productions
· Thirsty For…, Jay Holzer and Gab Taraboulsy

Costume Design

· Bart Baker, Amanda Hosler
· The Britishes, Alisha Silverstein
· Epic Rap Battles of History, Sulai Lopez
· The League of S.T.E.A.M., The League of S.T.E.A.M.
· The Most Popular Girls in School, Jamie Brown, Mark Cope and Carlo Moss

Directing

· Adi Shankar’s Bootleg Universe, Joseph Kahn
· Kurt Hugo Schneider, Kurt Hugo Schneider
· Improv Everywhere, Charlie Todd
· SnapperHero, Sam Gorski, Niko Pueringer, and Jake Watson
· Video Game High School, Matt Arnold and Freddie Wong

Editing

· The Fourth Door, Tony Valenzuela
· The Game Theorists, Ronnie Edwards, Forrest Lee Black, and Ryder Burgin
· Epic Rap Battles of History, Andrew Sherman, Ryan Moulton, Daniel Turcan and Peter Shukoff
· Mystery Guitar Man, Joe Penna
· Vsauce, Michael Stevens and Guy Larsen

Visual and Special Effects

· Action Movie Kid, Daniel Hashimoto
· Andrew M Films, Andrew McMurry
· Corridor Digital, Sam Gorski, Niko Pueringer, and Jake Watson
· SnapperHero, Sam Gorski, Niko Pueringer, and Jake Watson
· Zach King, Zach King

Writing

· Bad Lip Reading, Bad Lip Reading
· Epic Rap Battles of History, Peter Shukoff, Lloyd Ahlquist and Zach Sherwin
· Honest Trailers, Spencer Gilbert, Dan Murrell, Erica Russell and Andy Signore
· The Hotwives of Orlando, Dannah Phirman and Danielle Schneider
· You Deserve A Drink, Mamrie Hart

Social Video Awards

Short Form Comedy

· Brandon Calvillo
· Brittany Furlan
· Liane V
· Rudy Mancuso
· Logan Paul

Short Form Creativity

· Meagan Cignoli
· Cyrene-Q
· Zach King
· Shaun McBride
· SnapperHero

Snapchat Storyteller

· Chris Carmichael (chriscarm)
· Jérôme Jarre (jeromejarre)
· Shaun McBride (shonduras)
· Shay Mitchell (officialshaym)
· Ryan Seacrest (ryanseacrest)

Viner

· Cameron Dalllas
· Brittany Furlan
· King Bach
· Lele Pons
· DeStorm Power

Campaign Awards

Brand Campaign

· Crazy Plastic Ball Prank #WithDad, Roman Atwood (Nissan)
· Kitten Therapy, SoulPancake (Purina Tidy Cats)
· Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae), DanceOn (Silentó)
· Totino Boy!, Tim and Eric (Totino’s Pizza Rolls)
· Signature Pizzas, Jack and Jack, Rooster Teeth and Andrea Russett (Pizza Hut)

Social Good Campaign

· Arnold Pranks Fans as the Terminator…for Charity, After-School All Stars
· Prank it FWD
· #ProudToLove, Marriage Equality and LGBT Pride Month
· Win a Coffee Date In LA with Connor Franta, Thirst Project
· Tyler Oakley’s Birthday Campaign, The Trevor Project

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