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.

Indi Cowie

Finalist in Sports

About Indi Cowie

Indi Cowie is a young, Scottish-American soccer freestyler with impeccable ball-handling skills. She started her career in European football in the Scottish Women’s Premier League before moving into American soccer as an assistant coach for the North Carolina Tar Heels. In 2012, world-famous player Lionel Messi deemed her the globe’s top freestyler with a soccer ball, leading to a new career, and a ton of Instagram-worthy videos. No matter what kind of ball she might use, she can score a goal, basket, or field goal from any angle, juggling the ball gracefully in a series of tricks before even attempting the shot—then sharing it so her 500K+ Instagram followers can watch in amazement.

Indi Cowie'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.