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.

Got Damn Zo

About Got Damn Zo

After racking up an impressive 1.2 billion loops on Vine, Zoie Fenty, better known to his followers as GotDamnZo, started live streaming moments from his life, filled with his hilarious opinions and signature sassiness, on YouNow. The dreadlocked 25-year-old turns the camera on himself to share his insights and experiences, also interacting with his hundreds of thousands of fans. He shares his screen regularly with other popular YouNower guests, like OfficialOcean and Flamingoes, among many others. That’s helped him garner over 14M views of his streams to date, building the ranks of his #ZoNavy following every day.

Got Damn Zo'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,, Vine and the rest of the social web.

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