Comedy isn’t just for smoky clubs or HBO specials anymore. In fact, many of the best comedians are on YouTube, posting videos that range from screwball songs and satirical sketches to sarcastic product reviews and impeccable impersonations. With the freedom to try out material, interact with fans, and collaborate with other creators, YouTube is the perfect platform for comedy, and these comedians were our favorites this year.
Millions of people participate in
The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook,
Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow, Musical.ly, Vine and the rest of the social web.
The 9th Annual Shorty Awards were held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.