Judy Ann Santos wins YouTube’s Silver Creator Award for 100,000 subscribers

January 25, 2019 - 6:08 PM
Judy Ann Santos is the latest Filipina to receive YouTube's Silver Creator Award for her account "Judy Ann's Kitchen" that has reached more than 100,000 subscribers. (Screenshot from YouTube/Judy Ann's Kitchen)

YouTube bestowed actress-chef Judy Ann Santos with the Silver Creator Award for reaching 100,000 subscribers on her channel “Judy Ann’s Kitchen.”

Santos shared in an Instagram post that she is extremely grateful to the whole team behind her online cooking show, as well as to her friends and family who have continuously supported her.

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Woohooooooo!!!!! Thank you soooo much to all our subscribers!! My launchpad family, ojph, and sea biscuit! Thank you ! Sa mga anak anakan ko.. tippy and jong, sa buong team ng art dept. for your hardwork everytime we shoot.. to rommel, beyonce,raven, glorious and nonong ( sila po ang aking mga payaso aka glam team aka production staff) and of course to my goodluck charms yohan, lucho and luna .. and to my one and only.. @ryan_agoncillo thank you for supporting me and believing in me.. from day 1 you already had this vision.. from releasing my cookbook.. hanggang sa paggawa ng cooking vlog.. ikaw ang nagpapalakas ng loob ko sa mga bagay na takot na takot akong gawin.. ❤️❤️ from the bottom of my heart.. THANK YOU EVERYONE! #judyannskitchen #roadto1millionsubscribers

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“Judy Ann’s Kitchen” was launched in October 2017 with Santos’ initial desire to face her “fear of talking while cooking.”

According to her, she wanted to make a difference just like her idol, British chef Jamie Oliver.

“I also want to make a difference. I would also like to teach housewives some culinary skills or even the bachelors out there who want to cook for their dates. I just want something fun to happen with my culinary skills,” Santos said in an interview.

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Her cooking show has been lauded for offering what could be considered a “comedic” twist on regular cooking lessons and demonstrations.

Unlike most personalities, she is not afraid to fail and make mistakes. She is also known for her quirky commentaries, making her the subject of internet memes.

As of the moment, “Judy Ann’s Kitchen” is already in its ninth season. Her channel has over 470,000 subscribers.

Other Filipino Silver Creator awardees

Judy Ann Santos joins the ranks of some notable celebrities and video bloggers who have been awarded the Silver Creator Award.

Some of them are Wil Dasovich, Andrea Brillantes, Erwan Heussaff and Michelle Dy.

Dasovich’s account consists of videos showing his travel adventures and personal experiences in the Philippines as a Filipino-American.

Wil Dasovich
Filipino-American blogger Wil Dasovich is one of the recipients of YouTube’s Silver Creator Award. (Pang-masa/File photo)

Brillantes’ account offers a glimpse of her life away from the camera, where she shares various videos that feature her interests like makeup, singing and traveling, among others.

Heussaff’s account focuses on cooking, his travel adventures and anything related to health and fitness.

Dy, meanwhile, features several tips and tutorials on beauty, skincare and makeup.

The YouTube Creator Award

The YouTube Silver Creator Award — also called the Silver Play Button — is given to YouTube accounts that have reached or surpassed 100,000 subscribers.

It is the first level of their YouTube Creator Awards that aim to recognize the “extraordinary efforts” of individuals who have active YouTube accounts.

The second level is the Gold Creator Award that is given to YouTube channels that have reached one million subscribers while the third level is the Diamond Creator Award for ten million subscribers.

To qualify for an award, an account must have a clear record that has “good standing without copyright strikes.”

It must also not have previously violated YouTube’s community guidelines and its terms of service.

Furthermore, the account must solely produce original content in order to qualify. Compilations, mixes, or curation of third-party content are not considered.