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Mideast & North Africa


Your chance to be a part of YouTube NextUp Amman

YouTube NextUp is going global! We’re excited to announce the launch of the first ever YouTube NextUp in the Middle East and North Africa,and we can’t wait to see what the region has to offer at YouTube NextUp Amman!

If you are a resident in one of the following countries and have an eligible channel with a following between 10,000 and 100,000 subscribers, you’re invited to enter: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen

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We have already selected 200 up-and-coming channels from around the world this year.  Channels chosen to join the NextUp class of 2016 are eligible to receive:

  • A $2,500 voucher for production equipment (or local equivalent) to help you make your video dreams a reality.
  • A spot at a week-long creator camp in Amman. You’ll team up with production experts to harness new techniques in camera, lighting, and sound.
  • Mentorship by the YouTube Partnerships team on how to grow your audience, plus the opportunity to meet and work with other fast-rising creators.

To enter the YouTube NextUp contest and check out all the creators in the NextUp class of 2016, visit and apply before October 17!