Cherry Wallis won the UK Favourite Breakthrough Vlogger award at the 2016 Nickelodeon KCAs, as announced during the ceremony’s UK transmission on 13 March.
Cherry was nominated for the award alongside Chai Cameron, Raphael Gomes, Sam King, Jazzybum, and Connie Glynn. The award is among several that see YouTubers being recognised by the mainstream media, with the Teen Choice Awards in the US and the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards in the UK having introduced similar categories over the past few years.
— Nickelodeon UK (@NickelodeonUK) March 13, 2016
The award was created to highlight up-and-coming creators within the UK YouTube community and was introduced to this year’s awards show along with a host of new categories. Fans were able to vote for their choice nominee by tweeting and visiting the Nickelodeon UK website.
Upon winning the award, Cherry received congratulatory tweets from various YouTubers, as well as her fellow nominees:
— Jazzybum (@Jazzybumblee) March 13, 2016
@inthefrow Thanks lovely 🙈💕
— Cherry Wallis (@CherryWallis) March 13, 2016
Congratulations to @CherryWallis for winning a Nickelodeon Award.
You're up there with Drake and Josh, iCarly, Kenan and Kel, Zoey 101.
— Neelesh ☕️ (@MrNeeNaw) March 14, 2016
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