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The Blogosphere Awards 2022

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View the full shortlist and the winners here!

What are the Blogosphere Awards?

The Blogosphere Awards celebrate the best influencers and best influencer brand campaigns over the past 12 months, the most event took place on the 22nd September 2022, with the next awards scheduled for September 2023. There was an overwhelming response this year with almost 350,000 votes cast on the shortlist.

There were THIRTY-FOUR categories in the awards this year, including the Serious Influence award and the Blogosphere creator of the year award. The winners of each category will be featured in issue 25 of the magazine, with the Blogosphere creator of the year winner taking the FRONT COVER.

Blogosphere Awards 2022, sponsored by:

YouTube Shorts

The rules and frequently asked questions for the 2022 Awards…

Q: What is the difference between influencer and brand categories?

Influencers must be content creators who have a blog, website, podcast, social media platform or YouTube. There are twenty-two categories, across a range of genres. They do not have to be based in the UK, our awards are open worldwide. We also have twelve brand categories, you can nominate brands based on their work with influencers and how successful their campaigns have been. Please note, in order to for a brand to be nominated for an award, they must provide evidence of the impact of the campaign. This can be in the form of sales figures, engagement on social media (likes, comments, tweets) etc.

Q: What are the categories?

The Influencer categories include Fashion, Beauty, Lifestyle, Parenting, Fitness, Health and Well-Being, Book, Photography, Business/Finance, Sex & Relationships, Changemaker, Gamer, Home & Interiors, Food, Travel, Instagrammer, TikTok, Vlogger, Blogger, Podcast, Serious Influence and Blogosphere Creator.

The Brand categories include Fashion Creator Brand Campaign, Beauty Creator Brand Campaign, Lifestyle Creator Brand Campaign, Parenting Creator Brand Campaign, Fitness Creator Brand Campaign, Food Creator Brand Campaign, Travel Creator Brand Campaign, Gaming Creator Campaign, Changemaker Creator Campaign, Talent Management Agency, Influencer Marketing Agency and Creator Brand Campaign.

Q: How do I nominate my favourite influencers and brands for awards?

You can nominate influencers and brands for each award right here on our website from 6pm on May 1st. It is not necessary to nominate influencers and brands for every category, just nominate for the ones you have favourites in. You can nominate yourself for an award. There is no minimum follower requirement to be nominated. Nominations will close on June 1st, so make sure you let us know your favourites before then!

What is the date range for brand campaign nominations?

Campaigns can be nominated that were between May 1st 2021 and May 1st 2022.

Q: How will influencers and brands be shortlisted of each award?

Our editorial team will go through all of the nominations, and put together a shortlist of five nominees for each award. Finalists will be chosen for each award based on a variety of categories (writing style, photography, design and online presence for influencers, diversity, creativity, quality and ROI for brands). Influencers and brands will not be shortlisted based on the number of nominations they have, it will be based on the overall quality of their content.

Q: How will the winners of each award be selected?

The shortlist will be announced on the 21st of July at 9am and will be open to public vote until the 21st of August at 11:55pm. The shortlist will also be voted upon by a panel. For influencers the panel’s decisions will make up 60% of the vote while the public vote will make up 40%. For brands the panel’s decisions will make up 40% of the vote while the public vote will make up 60%.

Q: What happens if I’m shortlisted?

Firstly, congratulations! Secondly, if you are nominated as a creator, you will receive one complimentary ticket to the event. We are not able to provide +1s to the event.

If you are nominated as an agency/brand, you will receive one complimentary ticket to the event per agency/brand (not per category). 

Q: When and where will the winners of each category be announced?

The winners of each award will be announced during an awards ceremony in London on Thursday 22nd of September. Finalists will be invited to attend and winners will be given their awards during the ceremony. Winners will also be announced on our Twitter profile and later on our website, for anyone unable to attend the ceremony.

Q: What happens if I win an award?

The winners of each award will be interviewed by the Blogosphere editorial team. Each winner will feature in issue 25 of the magazine, with the Blogosphere Creator of the year winner taking the FRONT COVER. Good luck!

Previous Sponsors

Blogosphere Awards Sponsors including Spectrum, World Duty Free, 21 Buttons, Tangle Teezer, Phillips, Pixi, Citadelle Gin and Olympus