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.

Timmy Ham

Winner in Art

About Timmy Ham

Phoenix-based “visual wizard” Timmy Ham spreads positivity and inspiration through design and adventure. With his highly profitable street art-inspired lifestyle clothing brand SLOTH (which gets its name from his artist tag), the @iamsloth creator uses social media platforms and vlogs to document his life as an entrepreneur and artist. Timmy entertains and educates, with his diverse and playful YouTube videos depicting his artistic processes, family adventures, or Pokemon GO hacks, with 6 million channel views. Promoting his work through Instagram, his dual accounts @iamsloth and @timmyham serve as elegant visual journals of Timmy’s unique urban artistry and heartwarming life journeys.

Timmy Ham'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.