The West has their Shorty Awards honouring the best in social media every Spring. Now it’s time to turn our heads to Asia’s first and biggest Internet-oriented live awards show, Influence Asia 2015, taking place on December 7 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Center.

Organised by Gushcloud and YDM, Influence Asia’s inaugural ceremony will see top nominees from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand, 36 individuals/teams from each country, vying to take home trophies in categories like YouTube personality, Food, Beauty, Breakout Influencer and Influencer of the Year.

The show will be hosted by Singaporean top entertainer Sheikh Haikel and California-based YouTube star Peter Chao. Joining local influencers and celebs, Jay Park, Girls’ Generation’s Tiffany Hwang, LMFAO’s Redfoo and Internet baby idol Yebin are set to make a special appearance.

Influence Asia

Influence Asia is an invite-only show but you can follow @incluenceasia to find out where, when and how you can win exclusive tickets.