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.

Meghan Tonjes

Finalist in YouTube Musician

About Meghan Tonjes

“Musician, podcaster, Youtuber, and body-positive badass” Meghan Tonjes is not one to hold back when she wants to be heard. Whether she’s posting videos of her original songs or covers of tunes like Ariana Grande’s “Into You” and “Slumber Party” by Britney Spears, her warm vocal tone invites listeners into her world. Meghan also invites her 250K+ #TeamTonjes subscribers to see the world through her eyes, vlogging regularly about topics ranging from the recent election of Donald Trump to being sexually “Assaulted By A Married Man.” With an eye on the injustices in the world, both big and small, but an ultimate message of self-love, Meghan Tonjes is a strong creative and critical voice for all her adoring BBs.

Meghan Tonjes'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.