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The American Influencer Awards, which honors the greatest beauty contributors and premier talent on social media, just released its list of the 2019 nominees across 26 award categories including hair, makeup, nails and skincare.

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This year’s nominees were selected by general public submissions in conjunction with an advisory board based on an array of variables, including creative content, engagement, growth rate, and most importantly, the ability to positively influence. The combined social media reach for all 2019 nominees is over 800 million followers. That’s a lot of eye balls!

And the 2019 American Influencer Awards Nominees are:


2019 Creative Colorist of the Year

Rebecca Taylor

Kasey O’Hara Skrobe

Guy Tang

Linh Phan

Rickey Zito

Taylor Rae

Ash Fortis


2019 Hair Stylist of the Year

Lala Chihala

Heather Chapman

Riawna  Capri

Mustafa Avci

Kayley Melissa

Jenny Strebe


2019 Hair Influencer of the Year

Larisa Love

Patricia Nikole

Guy Tang

Rickey Zito

Chrissy Rasmussen


2019 Hair Colorist of the Year

Jay Rua

Ryan Weeden

Asil – asil

Philip Foresto

Alfredo Lewis

Gina Bianca

Jamie Sea


2019 Professional Educator of the Year

Jenny Strebe

Jacob Khan

Cate Torrealba

Jamie Dana

Larisa Love

Phil Ring

Olivia Smalley


2019 International Hair Influencer of the Year

Joaquim Ferreira

Romeu Felipe

Mounir – mounir

Mario Henrique

Zukhra Sullieva

Beth Belshaw

Natalie Anne


2019 Celebrity Hair Stylist of the Year

Harry Josh

Tokyo – tokyostylez

Kim Kimble

Adir Abergel

Sarah Potempa

Chris Appleton

Tracey Cunningham


2019 Barber of the Year

Sofie – staygold31

Taylor Stevens

Yadiel Rodriguez

Andrew – andrewdoeshair

Rob Ferrel

Wester – wester_barber

Victor – vicblends


2019 Hair Extensions Influencer of the Year

Alexandrea Villa Real

Chrissy Rasmussen

Christina Oliva Cinque

Eric Vaughn

Lara Kay


2019 Emerging Hair Stylist of the Year

Adam Winwood

Jordan Pomeroy

Annette – annette_updo_artist

Renèe Plante

Antonio Estrada

Sara Vanderstelt


2019 Textured Hair Stylist of the Year

Anthony Elliott

Dr. Kari Williams

Leysa Carrillo

Alonzo Arnold

Ursula Stephen


2019 Emerging Hair Colorist of the Year

Mallery Share

Kristina Cheeseman

Megan Schipani

Lo Wheelerdavis

Briza Bot

Laci Meeks

Sydney Lopez


2019 Hair Cutter of the Year

Philip Wolff

Anthony Elliott

Anh Co Tran

Dominick Serna

Marina Lantos


2019 Celebrity Makeup Artist of the Year

Patrick Ta

Hrush Achemyan

Mary Phillips

Lisa Eldridge

Nicole Faulkner

Ariel – makeupbyariel


2019 Creative Makeup Artist of the Year

Cole Carrigan

Jazmina Daniel

Jordan Hanz

Giulianna Bosco

Promise Tamang

Kat Castanon


2019 Makeup Tutorialist of the Year

Desi Perkins

Katy DeGroot

Nabela Noor

Sadia – sadiaslayy

Jaclyn Hill

Krystal Sutherland


2019 Brand Collaboration of the Year

Bretman Rock

Carli Bybel

Raye Boyce

Annette – ann_ette69

Karen Sarahi Gonzalez

James Charles

Jackie Aina


2019 Makeup Influencer of the Year

Jackie Aina

Jenny Ruiz

Jeffree Star

Patrick Starrr

James Charles

Nikita – nikita_dragun


2019 Beauty Influencer Brand of the Year

Jeffree Star

Christen Dominique

Angel Merino

Manny Gutierrez

Baddie B



2019 Emerging Makeup Artist of the Year

Jose Jimenez

Cohl – cohlsworld

Kenneth Senegal

Ese Milan

Marylia Scott

Gaby Rosales Colasante


2019 Emerging Creative Makeup Artist of the Year

Lauren Leonard

Trevor Barrett

Daryna Barykina

Victoria Jane

Maria Fassrainer

Marissa – spookylilpeach


2019 International Makeup Influencer of the Year

Kimberley Weber

Elliot Rentz

Reuben de Maid

Mitchell – mmmmitchell

Sonjdra Blood

Mimi Choi

Nikkie – nikkietutorials


2019 Emerging Makeup Tutorialist of the Year

Nena Fernandez

Jesi Vardanian

Allie Glines

Mariah Leonard

Drew McHale

Thomas Halbert


2019 Product Review Influencer of the Year

Ellarie – ellarie

Kristen Leanne

Nyma Tang

Melly Sanchez

Kristi McKee

Nicol Concilio

Foinika Kay


2019 Trendsetter of the Year

Kandee Johnson

Aaliyah Jay

Mariale  Marrero

Gabi DeMartino

Yasmin – beautyybird

Daisy Marquez


2019 Nail Artist of the Year

Tony Ly

Bana Jarjour

Cambria Proskine

Chaun P.

Jenny Bui

Britney Tokyo

Kirsty Meakin


2019 Skincare influencer of the Year

Olia Majd

Marianna Hewitt

Dani Meza

Samantha March

Renee – gothamista


2019 Lifestyle Influencer of the Year

Winnie Harlow

Sarah Stage

Trisha Paytas

Natalie Eva Marie

Emma Chamberlain

Jenn Im


2019 Teen Beauty Influencer of the Year

Jake Warden

Jessalyn Viriyavong

Jake Ceballos

Ethan – ethanisupreme

Ryan Potter

Trevor Barrett

Maddie Ziegler


Award winners of each category are selected through a public online voting process, which takes place on the America Influencer Awards official website beginning today and will close on November 14th. To vote, visit

Limited tickets for the American Influencer Awards are on sale now at for $69.00 – $79.00. Each attendee will receive a gift bag of beauty products valued over $500 including sought after items from brands like Jeffree Star Cosmetics, Unwash and more to be announced!

The American Influencer Awards will livestream exclusively on YouTube.

So will you watch it? And who is your favorite social media influencer?

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