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YouTube stars from all across the UK and Ireland share their expertise with budding creators at one-day event in Derry's North West Regional College

Culture NI along with Honeycomb - Creative Works recently gathered Internet sensations from near and far together under one roof to share the stories of their success with Northern Ireland's community of aspiring YouTubers.

Hear below from the exciting line-up of guest panelists, each of whom we caught up with on the day, from comedy twins NikiNSammy and cosmetics/lifestyle tipster Melanie Murphy to rising Lurgan singer-songwriter Emma Horan.


In little over a year 23-year old twins Niki and Sammy Albon have grown their YouTube channel to over 130,000 subscribers, talking about everything from pop culture, films and a guest interview with former Labour leader, Ed Miliband.

Melanie Murphy

Dubliner Melanie Murphy has racked up over 20 millions views covering topics such as beauty, health and clothing, as well as straying into more personal territory, such as her struggle with an eating disorder.

Riyadh K

Irish radio personality Riyadh K's entertaining and occasional controversial vlogs have made him a viral hit. He's also interviewed A-list names like Russell Crowe, David Guetta, Piers Morgan and the cast of Orange Is The New Black.

Emma Horan

Sixteen year-old mash-up sensation Emma Horan's clever covers have generated hundreds of thousands of hits and an iTunes top three chart placing alongside Ed Sheeran. At VlogIT she shares her experience of the platform and how it has helped launch her career as a young musician.

James Mitchell TV

Rising commentator James Mitchell made headlines after coming out to his grandmother in a video supporting the Yes vote in Ireland's recent marriage equality referendum. Though the emotional clip was what brought his name to an international audience, Mitchell's frequently comical uploads had already gained him a dedicated following.