When it comes to social media, there’s no denying that this year’s Favorite Social Media Star nominees are absolutely killing the game with their original content!
To celebrate, we’re taking a look back at some of these creative social media influencers’ best content from 2016. Whether you’re a huge fan and you’ve seen everything these guys have put out, or you’re new to the world of social media looking to see what this year’s nominees are all about, we’re sure you’ll find something to love from our list below!
Check out some of our favorite content from People’s Choice Awards 2017 Favorite Social Media Star nominees below!
1. Baby Ariel
Ariel Martin, 15, has the lip-synch app Musical.ly to thank for her quick rise to the top. In less than a year, Martin has garnered over 13 million subscribers on the app, officially making her the most subscribed user on the platform. Since dominating Musical.ly, Martin has branched over to YouTube where she’s amassed nearly 2 million followers by posting funny videos like this cooking parody.
2. Cameron Dallas
2017 marks Dallas’ second nomination in the Favorite Social Media Star category and it’s quite possible that this could be his year! Apart from an impressive social media following on Twitter (9.73 million followers) Instagram (17.4 million followers) and YouTube (5.23 million subscribers), 2017 also marked the release of Dallas’ Netflix reality series, Chasing Cameron.
3. Jacob Sartorius
Sartorius may be this year’s youngest nominee, but the 14-year-old is already taking the world of social media by storm. In fact, his music has already charted on the Billboard Hot 100 thanks largely in part to his over 2 million subscribers on YouTube. Music may be Sartorius’ passion, but that’s not all he does. He’s also got a penchant for uploading fun challenge videos and sketches like this one which involves a mischievous teddy bear.
4. Liza Koshy
Like many of today’s social media influencers, Koshy has Vine to thank for her rise to the top. Thanks to her bitesized comedy videos on the six-second video app, Koshy amassed a total of 5.1 million followers, many of whom followed her over to YouTube where she’s currently got over 6.8 million subscribers. There, Koshy dedicates her time to producing hilarious, yet relatable content.
5. Nash Grier
This two-time People’s Choice Award nominee currently has a total of 20.5 million social media followers combined thanks to his legion of followers on YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter. Currently, Grier is continuing to focus his efforts on writing and directing short films like the one below.
Tune in to People’s Choice Awards 2017 on Wednesday, January 18 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/delayed PT) on CBS to find out which of these amazing content creators you picked to be this year’s Favorite Social Media Star!