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.

Brendan Jordan

Nominated in Breakout YouTuber

About Brendan Jordan

YouTuber, influencer, and LGBTQ+ activist Brendan Jordan wants a world of “absolute freedom and fabulousness.” Starting when a video of his Lady Gaga-style dancing in the background of a local newscast went viral, Brendan is now a YouTube celebrity with 14M+ channel views, attracting global media attention and A-list fans including Queen Latifah and RuPaul. With fun and informative videos ranging from gender vs. sex discussions to Lady Gaga worship and YouTuber collaborations with Mack Holiday, Brendan continually strives to raise awareness for the LGBTQ+ community. In 2016, Brendan came out as gender fluid at the Human Rights Campaign’s #TimeToThrive conference, offering a post-conference “Opening Up About Coming Out!” YouTube discussion for his online community.

Brendan Jordan's best work on social

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-TF4L_VrM0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVt-sH0_Y-8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwzB7426S9w https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vb7y7HfkDqA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3w6Qhtmk5Ps

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.