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The journey to the Social Star Awards begins now

By The YouTube Team

This year, YouTube is partnering with Starcount to livestream the first-ever Social Star Awards, a 24-hour show that celebrates the most popular in social media with live performances and award presentations, recognizing everything from top actors and athletes to favorite songs and sports teams. The event kicks off on May 23 with a red carpet awards ceremony in Singapore, and fans around the world can tune in to watch the action live at

The journey to the Social Star Awards begins now. What does it take to become a rising YouTube star? Check out this teaser here and sign up to to find out how some of our own partners, including Harley Morenstein of Epic Meal Time, Ryan Higa, Jenna Marbles, Shane Dawson, Freddie W and MysteryGuitarMan are training up for this year’s first ever Social Star Awards.

Stay tuned for more to come!