MCLEAN, Virginia – (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 11, 2021–
The American Influencer Awards (AIA), part of Gannett Co., Inc (NYSE: GCI) and USA TODAY NETWORK announced today that Watch What Happens Live host and radio personality Andy Cohen will host the American Influencer Awards presented by MICA Beauty Cosmetics. AIA honors influential and talented social media personalities in categories such as beauty, fashion, fitness and lifestyle.
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The show, produced by USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures, will debut on demand at 8 p.m. EDT on November 3 on USA TODAY News Channel, available on Roku, Samsung TV Plus, Tubi TV and most TVs and smart devices and on American Influencer. YouTube channel of the award.
“As the host of this year’s American Influencer Awards, it’s an honor to be able to celebrate the accomplishments of these incredible creators,” said Andy Cohen. “I am delighted to be working alongside the American Influencer Association, MICA Beauty Cosmetics, and the AIA’s First Advisory Board to provide viewers with a night of excitement and celebration! “
“Over the past year, we’ve seen how influencers bring together the digital communities they create, and we’re thrilled to be part of honoring these creators with the American Influencer Awards this year,” said said Roselie Tran, Director of Marketing. , MICA Beauty Cosmetics. “We look forward to celebrating in November, alongside Andy Cohen at this year’s show. “
The American Influencer Awards celebrate the influencer community with over 50 unique categories, recognizing talented creators who share their personalities, knowledge and expertise with their social media communities. Winners are selected through a public voting process in conjunction with the AIA’s premier advisory board. The advisory board, made up of industry experts, upholds the governance and legitimacy of the review process, ensures that winners are not selected solely on the basis of popularity, upholds the pillars of the category and awards prioritizing the importance of diversity and inclusion among applicants.
This year’s advisory board members include leaders from the beauty, fashion, fitness and lifestyle industry:
- Nicole Adriance – US Marketing Director, Reebok
- Rafael Bello – Television and Radio Personality
- Liza Burnett Fefferman – Executive Vice President and Head of Communications, ViacomCBS MTV Entertainment Group
- Oli Coleman – Senior Reporter, The New York Post / Page Six
- Yvette Corporon – Senior Producer, EXTRA
- Lauren Eggertsen – Editorial Director, Who What Wear
- Mary Ann Reilly – Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for North America, Visa Inc.
- Ricky Smith – Comedian and Founder of Random Acts of Kindness Everywhere (RAKE)
- Katie Welch, Marketing Director, Rare Beauty
- Brad Zeifman – Director, SHADOW
“We’ve seen so many talented emerging content creators use their platforms to inspire and teach their communities, and we’re thrilled to celebrate their excellence,” said Christopher Crellin, president of the American Influencer Association. industry experts in beauty, fashion, fitness and lifestyle to help us recognize this year’s finalists.
Finalists include Nikkie De Jager, Mikayla Nogueira, Pat McGrath, Gabi Butler, Danielle Bernstein, Brian Michael Firkus (Trixie Mattel), Natalie Marie Coyle, Bobby Berk, Manny Gutierrez, Dolly Parton, Rebecca-Louise Smith, Bretman Sacayanan, Kaitlyn Bristowe , Juliette Porter, Rebecca Zamolo and Ariel Tejada. For the full list of this year’s finalists, please visit https://www.usatoday.com/story/american-influencer-award-finalists.
This year’s public vote for the finalists ran from September 1-30 and resulted in more than five million votes. For more information on the American Influencer Awards, please visit https://www.aiaawards.com/.
ABOUT THE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN INFLUENCERS
Based in Los Angeles, the American Influencer Association was formed in 2017 to cultivate community and recognition in the social media influencer industry. The American Influencer Association is the leader in identifying, selecting, and rewarding top social media contributors. Its goal is to inspire positivity while uplifting and authenticating the community of influencers.
ABOUT USA TODAY NETWORK COMPANIES
USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures, part of Gannett Co, Inc. (GCI), creates impactful consumer engagements and experiences through world-class events, promotions, races and technology. We strive to exceed expectations, create lasting memories and create value for our partners while leveraging our trusted institutions including USA TODAY and over 250 local media brands. The events and promotions we organize inspire pride in local communities and connect local and national businesses with a very engaged audience. We are an industry leader and drive results coast to coast.
ABOUT MICA BEAUTY COSMETICS
Mica Beauty is a Southern California-based beauty brand with a vision to create an accessible beauty line with the highest level of professional quality. Our product line spans the entire beauty product portfolio: foundation, skin care, makeup and tools. At Mica Beauty, we source only non-toxic ingredients, no harsh chemicals and clean from responsible suppliers. With our team and our technology, we set out to revolutionize the industry while remaining true to our core value of celebrating each other’s beauty.
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