9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

All finalists have been announced, stay tuned for more updates about the 9th Annual Shorty Awards on April 23, 2017

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.

Aaron's Animals

Finalist in Animal

About Aaron's Animals

Simply put, Aaron Benitez makes “videos with animals.” From “Emo Dog Jam Sesh” to “Epic Cat House Party,” Aaron features an array of furry star power in his epic, heartwarming, and hilarious videos. A winning combination of After Effects mastery, perfect musical scores, and fur, his AaronsAnimals YouTube channel has rapidly risen to viral fame, accumulating 27M+ views since its 2015 launch. His cat Prince Michael is the true star, with Aaron frequently making cameos in Michael’s adventures and “Iron Cat” superhero quests. Capturing media attention and high profile partnerships, including one with the film #SecretLifeOfPets, @AaronsAnimals has joined @truthorange for their 2016 campaign in prevention of #CATmageddon from second-hand smoke.

Aaron's Animals's best work on social

https://www.instagram.com/p/BJAV962BUIh/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BASg5rnP4N1/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BALHISTv4K2/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BH64nDQhGMd/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BD25mWTv4GG/

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, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 9th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.