YouTube lets musicians cut through all the red tape of the industry and get their music directly to listeners, which has changed the music business and created a new generation of superstars. While that means there’s more music than ever to choose from, these YouTube musicians are a cut above the rest, each primed for their big break.
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.