10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

See below for official categories.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

Tracee Ellis Ross

Finalist in Actor

About Tracee Ellis Ross

Although she’s the daughter of legendary singer Diana Ross, Tracee Ellis Ross has established her own incredible career. Finding mainstream success as the female lead in the hit show Black-ish, Tracee’s role as Dr. Rainbow Johnson has won her three NAACP Image Awards and the 2017 Golden Globe for Best Actress—Television Series Musical or Comedy. Tracee is also heavily involved in the modeling and fashion worlds, recently launching her own collection for JCPenney—and always giving an Instagram #shoutout to whatever designer she’s wearing or pinning her favorite outfits and fashion articles on Pinterest. Her 5.5M+ social followers know that whether she’s ‘gramming, tweeting, or pinning, she’s full of passion and enthusiasm.

Tracee Ellis Ross's best work on social

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow,, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th annual shorty awards powered by directv now were held april 15th, 2018