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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.

sWooZie

About sWooZie

Adande Thorne, better known to the world as sWooZie, is a born storyteller. He’s also a high-profile gamer, aspiring actor, stick figure animator, “professional cuddler,” and popular YouTuber. He gets “thrown into a lot of unbelievable situations,” telling his trademark tales to YouTube in a mix of low-fi animation and live action vlogging. He has stories about his time “Working at Disney” and at boozy after parties of video game tournaments, recounting everything in hilarious detail to his 4.5M+ subscribers. His collaborations with other star YouTubers, like Lilly Singh and King Bach get millions of views, and tons of laughs. In 2016, he had the rare honor of interviewing Barack Obama for a YouTube live stream, showing the world he has a serious side, too.

sWooZie's best work on social

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cd41MqFkxS8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdJTSfEdx08 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Xd8WWJp2Z0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UDdFNVkRNc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYz6uzVSaK0

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, Musical.ly, 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.