Grace Helbig and Tyler Oakley tapped to host 2015 Streamy Awards
Break out the wine and ready the emojis: YouTube stars Grace Helbig and Tyler Oakley have been tapped to host the 2015 Streamy Awards, airing Sept. 17 on VH1.
According to People, nominees for the fifth annual award show, which will be broadcast from the Hollywood Paladium, include Jenna Marbles and Miranda Sings in the Comedy category, as well as nods for James Franco (Making a Scene with James Franco) and James Van Der Beek (Adi Shankar’s Bootleg Universe). Helbig and Oakley are both nominated in the First Person category.
“It’s amazing to be back hosting the Streamy Awards for the second year in a row. There’s no one better to do this with me than Tyler Oakley,” said Helbig in a statement. The star is known for her YouTube channel, which boasts over 2.6 million subscribers, as well as E!’s The Grace Helbig Show. Oakley, an advocate for social rights, is one of YouTube’s most prominent LGBTQ+ voices.
“I’m so excited to be co-hosting this year’s Streamy Awards alongside my buddy Grace,” added Oakley. “I am so proud to be a part of such a wonderful night celebrating the talents and accomplishments of online creators and #TeamInternet as a whole.”
Head over to People for more. The Streamy Awards air Sept. 17 at 10 p.m. ET on VH1.
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