The Streamer Awards took place this past weekend. The brand new event was created and funded almost entirely by streamer QT Cinderella and ended up topping 380,000 live viewers, a very impressive showing for the new award show. The awards recognized excellence in 27 categories of streaming, with huge names like Ludwig, Pokimane, Hasan, xQc, and more being nominated for various awards, and fans voting on who will win.
Here are all the winners and nominees at The Streamer Awards for 2022, in order of the show presentation.
Best Battle Royale Streamer
Best MMORPG Streamer
Asmongold has had a hell of a year, despite facing some serious hardships and challenges in his personal life with the death of his mother, for who he was the caretaker. He managed to break records with his Lost Ark stream, topping out at an insane 420,000 viewers in February with the launch of that new MMO.
Best Role-Play Streamer
Best FPS Streamer
Best Super Smash Bros. Streamer
mang0 won the best Super Smash Bros. streamer award, but it was his friend and rival Hungrybox who accepted it for him, as mang0 wasn't able to attend the ceremony. Hungrybox took the opportunity to roast Nintendo for their failure to support Smash esports and even poked fun at Mang0 too.
Best Chess Streamer
Best Strategy Game Streamer
Best Speedrunner Streamer
Best ASMR Streamer
The infamous Amouranth took home the award for top ASMR streamer. Amouranth has gained a reputation for both her edgy, somewhat racy content on Twitch, as well as her unorthodox business ventures like buying gas stations, plastic ball companies, and most recently selling her "scent" in jars. During her acceptance speech, she thanked her audience for voting for her with only one hand...
Best VTuber Streamer
Best Music Streamer
Best IRL Streamer
Best League of Legends Streamer
Tyler1 took home the hotly contested League of Legends streamer award this year. Tyler1 accounted for a large portion of T1's viewership last year, though he recently left the organization. He made waves recently in the League scene by reaching Challenger in all five LoL roles, an accomplishment that earned him a special set of medals from Riot Games.
Best Minecraft Streamer
Best VALORANT Streamer
iiTzTimmy, half-brother to aceu, took home the VALORANT streamer award, despite his main game being Apex Legends, not VALORANT. Nonetheless, he is one of the best VALORANT streamers out there when he does play the game, showing off tremendous skill in Riot's first-person shooter.
Best GTA RP Streamer
Best Philanthropic Streamer
Stream Game of the Year
Best Variety Streamer
Best Just Chatting Streamer
Best Streamed Event
Winner: The Jerma985 Dollhouse - Jerma985
The Jerma985 Dollhouse - Jerma985
Balloon World Cup - Ibai
The Price is Scuffed - PayMoneyWubby
Sh*t Con - NMPlol
Best Content Organization
Rising Star Award
League of Their Own Aware
Legacy Award for Streaming
Gamer of the Year
Streamer of the Year
Ludwig shot to the top of the stream charts in 2021, quite literally. He is the most subscribed to Twitch streamer of all time, following a 31-day uncapped subathon that went viral last year. He has since been poached away from Twitch to YouTube Gaming, so on a technicality, a YouTube streamer won streamer of the year.
Aaron is an esports reporter with a background in media, technology, and communication education.