Former Big Island Resident Ryan Higa Up for Audience Choice Awards at 2013 Streamy Awards

According to the Wrap.com, former Big Island resident Ryan Higa is nominated for an Audience Choice Awards at the 2013 Streamy Awards as well as nominated in the “Best First-Person Series” as well:

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“Ryan Higa, the Fine Brothers and the Young Turks are among the 20 nominees for two Audience Choice Awards at the 2013 Streamy Awards, which will take place February 17 in Hollywood.

Tubefilter and Dick Clark Productions on Tuesday also unveiled the nominees for Personality of the Year and Series of the Year, opening voting until February 11.

The nominees for Personality of the Year are Ashley Clements, Bernie Su, Brad Bell, Chester See, Grace Helbig, Mary Kate Wiles, Megan & Liz, Ryan Higa, SMOSH and the Fine Brothers. SMOSH ranks as the most subscribed YouTube channel on the online video site, while Higa ranks third…”

More here:  Ryan Higa, Fine Brothers nominees for audience Choice Awards at 2013 Streamys

 

Hilo’s Nigahiga Becomes #1 Subscribed Youtube Channel

Congrats to Ryan Higa for becoming the number one subscribed youtube channel in the world!  Ryan posts a video on youtube, and within a few weeks it has over a million views!

A 19-year-old from Hilo, Hawaii, recently overtook squeaky-voiced Fred Figglehorn as the YouTube channel with the most subscribers…

…Ryan Higa, whose Nigahiga channel had more than 1.4 million subscribers Monday afternoon, thanked his fans in a new video in which he gave his own version of an acceptance speech. “It’s not just my achievement, it’s yours as well, because without you guys, I’d have no subscribers,” he said. “You guys make — you know — I don’t know where I’m going with this….”

More at the Wall Street Journal

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