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Lilly 'Superwoman' Singh nominated for Teen Choice Award

tv Updated: Aug 06, 2015 16:53 IST

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Where in the world is Superwoman today,eh? At the Teen Choice Awards! Well not right now but she soon will be.

The Indian-Canadian comedienne Lilly Singh has earned a nomination in the 2015 Teen Choice Awards to be held in Los Angeles on August 16.

Lilly, 26, popularly known by her YouTube username Superwoman, was nominated in Choice YouTuber and Choice Web Star: Comedy categories, US-based Celebuzz website said on Wednesday.

"HOLY BUCKETS OF AWESOME SAUCE! We have been nominated for TWO #TeenChoice awards! You can vote on FB," Lilly Singh wrote in a Twitter post.

Lilly Singh is also a motivational speaker. She is particularly known for her satirical takes on everyday life.

Born in Ontario to Malwinder and Sukhwinder Singh, she is known among her fans for uploading videos on YouTube every Monday and Thursday.

Lilly Singh has admitted to struggling with depression and unhappiness before she started her YouTube stint.

Later, she began creating YouTube videos to self-medicate and feel happier.

"One of the reasons she decided to pursue a career as a YouTuber is because there was a lack of representation of women on the internet from the South Asian community," the report said.

She has gained popularity for her satirical takes on themes like How Girls Get Ready, Types of Kids at School and Girls On Their Periods.

In addition to making YouTube videos, she has a website under the name Unicorn Island which sells merchandise based on her YouTube persona.

She has also been featured in many songs, such as Hipshaker, alongside Jassi Sidhu.

Last year, she performed the rap part of the song Mauj Ki Malharein, which featured in the Bollywood film Gulaab Gang.