The Streamer Awards 2022 has been one of the most hotly anticipated events by every streamer, and their fans as the event is finally happening offline, after a gap of two years due to the pandemic.
The event, organized by QTCindrella, was streamed on her Twitch handle. She also hosted the event alongside fellow streamer Maya Higa. Read on to find out which awards your favorite streamer won or just missed out on at the Streamer Awards 2022.
The Streamer Awards 2022: All you need to know
Hosted in West Hollywood, LA, the event had all the charm of any major cinema award show with red carpet interviews, live music, and all the bells and whistles that one would expect.
The premier award ceremony before the pandemic for the streaming community used to be the Shorty Awards, which various tech entrepreneurs organized in an effort to award the best creators on social media.
The Streamer Awards is the first award ceremony for streamers that have been organized and hosted by streamers to award fellow streamers.
The Streamer Awards had fans vote for their favorites across more than 25 categories, with four nominees in each category. A detailed list of all the winners across categories is available below:
- BEST BATTLE ROYALE STREAMER: NRG Aceu
- BEST MMORPG STREAMER: Asmongold
- BEST ROLE-PLAY STREAMER: CYR - RUST
- BEST FPS STREAMER: Tarik
- BEST SUPER SMASH BROS. STREAMER: Mango
- BEST CHESS STREAMER: Botezlive
- BEST STRATEGY GAME STREAMER: Disguised Toast
- BEST SPEEDRUNNER: SMALLANT
- BEST ASMR STREAMER: Amouranth
- BEST VTUBER STREAMER: CODEMIKO
- BEST MUSIC STREAMER: LilyPichu
- BEST IRL STREAMER: HachHubby
- BEST LEAGUE OF LEGENDS STREAMER: LoLTyler1
- BEST MINECRAFT STREAMER: TommyInnit
- BEST VALORANT STREAMER:IitzTimmy
- BEST GTA RP STREAMER: Buddha
- BEST PHILANTHROPIC STREAMER: JackSepticEye
- STREAM GAME OF THE YEAR: Minecraft
- BEST VARIETY STREAMER: Moistcritikal
- BEST JUST CHATTING STREAMER: Mizkif
- BEST STREAMED EVENT: The Jerma985 Dollhouse
- BEST CONTENT ORGANIZATION: OTK
- RISING STAR AWARD: Stanz
- LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN: Jerma985
- LEGACY AWARD: Pokimane
- GAMER OF THE YEAR: Shroud
- STREAMER OF THE YEAR: Ludwig
A full list of all nominees in all categories can be seen here on the official Streamer Awards website.
Shroud and Ludwig bagged the biggest titles, each awarded Gamer of the Year and Streamer of the Year, respectively. While Ludwig was present at the ceremony to receive his award, interestingly, Gamer of the Year winner Shroud was streaming Lost Ark at the time and was not present at the ceremony.
His award was received by his fellow nominee, IitzTimmy, who is also the winner of the Valorant Streamer of the Year award.
The awards were given out based on the votes received by every nominee, in contrast to the jury format of the Shorty Awards. Fans are already eager to see how the awards from today's ceremony match up against the upcoming Shorty Awards.