The inaugural edition of The Streamer Awards took place at The Fonda Theatre, LA and was hosted by TSM Content Creator QTCindrella, who is also the founder of The Streamer Awards. Streamer Maya Higa also hosted the Award ceremony alongside QTCindrella.

The voting began on February 22, 2022 and winners were then determined using a weighted combination of the online popular vote (70%) and panellist vote (30%). The Streamer Awards were organised by people from the Streaming community itself to honour their fellow streamers. The Streamer Awards 2022 featured 27 categories. Here are the winners- 

Best Battle Royale Streamer

  • NICKMERCS
  • ImperialHal
  • Aceu – Winner
  • LuluLuvely

Best MMORPG Streamer

  • Asmongold – Winner
  • ItsWill
  • Rich Campbell
  • Esfand

Best Role Play Streamer

  • CriticalRole
  • RoflGator
  • Murdercrumpet
  • Cyr – Winner

Best FPS Streamer

  • Shroud
  • Supertf
  • Tarik – Winner
  • TenZ

Best Smash Bros. Streamer

  • HungryBox
  • Mang0 – Winner
  • Leffen
  • IBDW

Best Chess Streamer

  • GMHikaru
  • BotezLive – Winner
  • GothamChess
  • Akanemsko

Best Strategy Game Streamer

  • NorthernLion
  • DisguisedToast – Winner
  • Scarra
  • BoxBox

Best Speedrunner

  • Simply
  • Smallant – Winner
  • Atrioc
  • Wirtual

Best ASMR Streamer

  • Foxenkin
  • Amouranth – Winner
  • SkepticalPickle
  • Katrine

Best VTube Streamer

  • Veibae
  • Ironmouse
  • Nyanners
  • CodeMiko – Winner

Best Music Streamer

  • Ariathome
  • Sethdrums
  • T-Pain
  • LilyPichu – Winner

Best IRL Streamer

  • Hachubby – Winner
  • RobCDee
  • Jinnytty
  • JakeNBakeLive

Best League of Legends Streamer

  • loltyler1 – Winner
  • Emiru
  • Doublelift
  • LilyPichu

Best Minecraft Streamer

  • TommyInnit – Winner
  • Forsen
  • RanbooLive
  • Tubbo

Best VALORANT Streamer

  • IiTzTimmy – Winner
  • Punz
  • Pokimane
  • QuarterJade

Best Grand Theft Auto V Role Play Streamer

  • xQc
  • Buddha – Winner
  • Sykkuno
  • Fuslie

Best Philanthropic Streamer

  • JackSepticEye – Winner
  • HealthyGamer_GG
  • DrLupo
  • RanbooLive

Stream Game of the Year

  • Minecraft – Winner
  • Apex Legends
  • VALORANT
  • GTAV

Best Variety Streamer

  • MoistCr1tikal – Winner
  • Ludwig
  • DisguisedToast
  • Valkyrae

Best Just Chatting Streamer

  • Mizkif – Winner
  • Hasan
  • PayMoneyWubbey
  • BruceDropEmOff

Best Livestreamed Event

  • Balloon World Cup – Ibai
  • The Jerma985 Dollhouse – Jerma985 – Winner
  • The Price Is Scuffed – PayMoneyWubbey
  • ShitCon – Nmplol

Organization of the Year

  • OfflineTV
  • OTK – Winner
  • 100 Thieves
  • NRG

Rising Star

  • Stanz – Winner
  • Frogan
  • Zoil
  • Purplecliffe

League of Their Own

  • Jerma985 – Winner
  • KitBoga
  • TheSushiDragon
  • Ibai

Legacy Award

  • Scarra
  • Sodapoppin
  • Pokimane – Winner
  • Summit1g

Gamer of The Year

  • TenZ
  • IiTzTimmy
  • Aceu
  • Shroud – Winner

Streamer of the Year

  • Sykkuno
  • Mizkif
  • XQc
  • Ludwig – Winner

Notable awards went to popular community figures such as former CSGO Pro Shroud and ex EG player Tarik. Shroud was awarded Gamer of the Year while Tarik won the FPS Streamer of the year award after streaming CSGO and Valorant for the majority of the year.

Pokimane went home with the Legacy Award for “setting the standard for those that have followed in her footsteps and has trailblazed new paths for streaming.”

The coveted Streamer of the Year award went to Ludwig