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.

Summit1G

Finalist in Twitch Streamer of the Year

About Summit1G

Colorado-based professional video game streamer Jaryd Lazar, aka @Summit1G, is known for his live Twitch broadcasts of the multiplayer first-person shooter Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. With 1.6M+ Twitch followers, the full-time player is one of the top global live streamers, streaming his wins and losses of Counter-Strike, Overwatch, and H1Z1. Amassing fervent Twitch fans, Jaryd received a donation of $30,000 from a user in 2015, while another called the cops on him as a “swatting” prank while playing Pok√©mon Go in 2016, with a SWAT team appearing at his geo-targeted location and the interaction coincidentally live-streamed.

Summit1G's best work on social

https://www.twitch.tv/summit1g/v/35663395 https://www.twitch.tv/summit1g/v/100635319 https://www.twitch.tv/summit1g/v/103948626 https://www.twitch.tv/summit1g/v/55912359 https://www.twitch.tv/summit1g/v/60091579

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.