A Look Back At Last Year’s Hayu STELLAR InstaStar Awards

It's only making us more excited!

The 2023 Hayu STELLAR InstaStar awards have finally arrived, and we couldn’t be anymore excited; especially considering how amazing they were last year!

Our exciting awards ceremony sees content creators being celebrated for all of the brilliant, entertaining, and meaningful content they provide us. And it’s an absolute ball!


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What better day to take a trip down memory lane and look back at how the event went down in 2022?

From fabulous nominees to delighted winners and some seriously stylish outfits, here’s a look back at last year’s InstaStars, in all their glory.

The Winners

Last year we had a gorgeous array of winners across all categories.

Our InstaStar of the Year was the lovely Sophie White, while the Rising InstaStar of the Year was taken by the fabulous Amanda Adé! The Podcast award went to the hilarious Ellie Kelly and Charleen Murphy, and Fashion Over 100k was taken by the glamorous Terrie McEvoy.

In Beauty Over 50k was the gorgeous Michelle Regazzoli Stone, while Home & Lifestyle was awarded to the brilliant Niamh O’ Sullivan. Winning in Travel was the fab Steph Barry Woods, and Pamela Uba won Best Dressed, donning a stunning white feathered dress!

Wellness went to the wonderful Maeve Madden, and Food was brought home by Sarah Berney for her delicious recipes! Comedy was secured by the gas Sean Phipps.

Other winners included the lovely Lauren Whelan for Fashion Under 100k, and the gorgeous Ciara Ryan for Beauty Under 50k. Plus who could forget our 2022 InstaLegend of the Year, none other than the legend herself Suzanne Jackson!

The Style

The outfits worn by our attendees last year? *Chefs kiss*. Everyone looked absolutely divine. Here’s some of our faves in case you’ve forgotten!

Charleen in a glittering green get up. Wow!

James Kavanagh’s colourful suit – obsessed.

Aisling Kavanagh in a lilac dress we absolutely adored!

Laura Nolan and Matthew McNabb looking fabulous as ever.

BillyKiss was beautiful in all black!

Jenny Claffey’s mini and bright green boots? Stop the lights.

Considering the height of style and energy our amazing guests brought with them last year, we can only imagine how gorgeous they’ll all be this time around!

The excitement is too real. Eek!