For the fourth year in a row in the Philippines, fans trooped to the World Trade Center, Pasay City for a chance to meet and see 14 of their favorite YouTube creators live at the YouTube FanFest (YTFF).
The show, which invited established and emerging YouTube stars and their fans from the Philippines and around the world, drew in crowds for a night filled with music, dance, and lots of fun. The YouTube FanFest also raised anticipation for the country's biggest talents, with 10 homegrown YouTube creators headlining the electrifying grand show. A pre-show leading up to the main show also started as early as 11 AM, featuring more up-and-coming creators with their exponentially growing followers like Baninay Bautista, ThatsBella, Ella Cruz, and Sam Shoaf.
Local sensations Janina Vela, Mikey Bustos, Ranz Kyle and Niana Guerrero, Wil Dasovich, Alodia Gosiengfiao, Michelle Dy, Pamela Swing, AC Bonifacio, and Renee Dominique joined four international creators Matt Steffanina, Sungha Jung, Merrell Twins and D-trix for explosive performances that wowed the audience keeping them on their feet the whole evening.
The creator lineup brings in tow millions of fans from across the globe, and especially a vibrant Filipino YouTube community that follows and supports their content. Today, the Philippines has over 230 channels that reached 100K subscribers, and more than 15 channels with 1M+ subscribers—a meteoric jump from just 70 channels with 100K subscribers and 8 channels with 1M+ subscribers that YouTube announced last year.
“We’re delighted to host YouTube FanFest again in the Philippines. We love coming here because of Filipino fans’ energy and enthusiasm, and to see international creators and homegrown Filipino talents shine on stage,” said Chris Schremp, YouTube’s Director of Global Creator & Artist Development at the event.
YouTube FanFest showcases some of today’s biggest YouTube creators and is co-presented by Globe Telecom and Vivo. Catch more of the action that happened on stage by following hashtag #YTFFPH and subscribing to the YouTube FanFest Channel.
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