Mota Earns Her First-Ever Streamy Award for Fashion Program of the Year

Bethany Mota is a stream sensation…

The 18-year-old half-Mexican YouTube vlogger and fashionista and soon-to-be contestant on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars has won her first-ever Streamy Award.

Bethany Mota

During Sunday’s show at the Beverly Hilton International Ballroom, Mota was named the winner in the Fashion Program category at the 4th annual Streamy Awards, which recognize and honor excellence in online video.

The beauty guru’s YouTube channel — macbarbie07 — has seven million subscribers and features Mota’s hair, makeup, fashion and DIY tutorials. It earned her a fashion line at Aéropostale, and she was featured as part of a YouTube ad campaign.

Meanwhile, received the Audience Award for Show of the Year. The Ecuadorian web series consists of comedic sketches viewed primarily on its YouTube channels, as well as on Ecuadorian television channel Ecuavisa. Ecuadorian filmmakers Leonardo Robalino, Christian Moya, Martín Domínguez and Jorge Ulloa created the channel.

In all, 14 awards were doled out Sunday night. Some awards were previously announced during a reception at YouTube Space LA on Thursday night, including Kirstie Maldonado and her fellow Pentatonix group mates for Best Cover Song.

Meanwhile, Four YouTubers were also presented with the first ever Streamy ICON Awards, which were handed out Friday night at a private dinner at Santa Monica’s 41 Ocean. The award recipients included vlogger Tyler Oakley for his LGBT activism, musician Pitbull for embracing digital, entrepreneur Shay Carl for building an online media empire and beauty blogger Michelle Phan This year’s awards show was

Here’s a complete look at Sunday’s Streamy Award winners:

Audience Choice — Entertainer of the Year
Tyler Oakley

Audience Choice — Show of the Year

Viner of the Year
Brittany Furlan

Smosh Games

Beauty Program

Ensemble Cast
Video Game High School

Kids and Family Series
Kids React

My Drunk Kitchen

Fashion Program
Bethany Mota

Drama Series
The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

News and Current Events Show

Action/Sci-Fi Series
Video Game High School

First Person Channel
Jenna Marbles

Original Song
Whistle While I Work It, Chester See

Pitbull to Receive ICON Award at This Year’s Streamy Awards

Pitbull isn’t just a music idol… He’s also an icon.

The 33-year-old Cuban American rap superstar and Latin Grammy winner will be feted at this weekend’s Streamy Awards.


Pitbull, who is launching his own Sirius XM channel in the near future, is being heralded as an online-entertainment pioneer with one of the Streamy Awards’ new ICONS awards.

He’ll be honored at a Friday night reception and during the Streamys main event Sunday night at the Beverly Hilton.

Pitbull will get an ICON award as both a successful musician, having sold 5 million albums worldwide, and as owner of his own production company, Honey I’m Home, with an overall TV and digital deal at Endemol North America.

The Streamys are being produced by Tubefilter and dick clark productions.

Kirstie Maldonado and her fellow Pentatonix members lead the pack of Latino nominees for this year’s awards. The a cappella group is up for Cover Song, Musical Artist andOriginal Song.

Other Latino nominees include YouTube sensations Bethany Mota and Maiah Ocando, as well as former American Idol finalist Andrew Garcia.