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.

Ruba Wilson

Nominated in YouNower of the Year

About Ruba Wilson

Spreading a strong message of positivity and self-acceptance, Ruba Wilson is a YouNow guru, bringing uplifting vibes to his 45K+ fans. Of course, he’s best known for his role on the Oprah Winfrey Network’s reality show Flex & Shanice, starring with his titular cousins as the family works to make ends meet. A staple on the red carpet, the list of celebrities Ruba has interviewed is impressive, with names like Chris Pine and Sandra Bullock included, but he still finds the time to have his everyday fans guest with him on his YouNow account, bringing them some personal joy and kindness despite his star status.

Ruba Wilson's best work on social

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9g4gAsrCI4&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LU9UEMDus2Q

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.