YouTube Streamy Awards: Valkyrae Wins 2021 Live Streamer

Published 12/12/2021, 9:50 AM EST
One of the biggest nights in content creation and entertainment is finally here! YouTube Streamy Awards 2021 streamed exclusively on YouTube and was a big hit. Going into the night, Valkyrae took home the live streamer award, winning out over some of the popular streamers like Auronplay, GeorgeNotFound, NICKMERCS, and shroud. Valkyrae announced this great news via her official Twitter handle. The tweet reads, “I won a thing! Thank you.”

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Valkyrae- Live Streamer of the Year 2021

Rachel Marie Hofstetter commonly known as Valkyrae is an extremely popular streamer. She is also considered to be the “queen of YouTube” and recently became the co-owner of 100 Thieves (esports organization). Something worth noting here is that she is the first female content creator to be signed by this huge esports organization.

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As a part of this esports organization, Valkyrae started to gain even more popularity and love in the gaming industry, all thanks to her live streams. With more than 3.95 million subscribers on YouTube and 3.6 million followers on Instagram, Valkyrae is one of the most popular and loved female streamers in the world. Above all, she has built an impressive fan base with her live streams.

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The annual event brings together some of the biggest faces of YouTube and online content creation together for a big night of celebration, honor, discovery, fun, and recognition. The Streamy Awards 2021 featured many well-known faces and special guest appearances like Issa Twaimz; presenters Charli D’Amelio, Rhett & Link, Brittany Broski, Philip DeFranco, TikTok star Dixie D’Amelio, Bella Poarch, and Christina “Tinx” Najjar.

This year’s nomination list was staked with some of the highly loved and popular content creators, including Mr. Beast nominated for 7 awards, Bela Porch nominated for 3 awards. Moreover, popular Bretman Rock is also back on nominations for live streamer of the Year 2021. Once again, Mr. Beast crowed as the Content Creator of the Year.

List of winners of the YouTube Streamy Awards 2021

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  • Creator of the Year: MrBeast
  • Livestreamer: Valkyrae
  • Live Show: Verzuz
  • Crossover: Will Smith
  • Podcast: Dark History
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Vitasta Singh

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Vitasta Singh is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her Masters in English Literature from Lovely Professional University. Before joining EssentiallySports she used to write articles for Silver Mantle Solutions on various niches such as games, fitness, business, entertainment, and fashion.

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