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.

Marcus Samuelsson

About Marcus Samuelsson

James Beard award-winning restaurateur, celebrity chef, writer, and television personality Marcus Samuelsson dishes up personal adventure beside his food creations. With hundreds of thousands of followers across his many @marcuscooks social media feeds, the Chopped judge and chef/owner of Red Rooster, Ginny's, and Street Food keeps his fans well-fed with culinary musings, family photos, #musicallymarcus food jams, food porn-tography, and coveted recipes. Currently serving up “Good Old Pound Cake” and “Rooster Sauce” from his 2016 Red Rooster Cookbook, his fans are encouraged to participate in the “Cook the Book” challenge series on YouTube, and by sharing inspirational @RoosterHarlem staff stories.

Marcus Samuelsson'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, 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.