10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The 10th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 15th, 2018 in NYC. See below for official categories.

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.

Best in Beauty

There’s always a new look or new makeup trend to try. It’s hard to keep track of what’s in and what’s out, but it’s even harder to know how to even start putting the look together. Thanks you these incredible beauty experts, people all around the world show off both their inner and outer beauty through these tutorials

If you’re a brand looking for recognition for your use of YouTube, enter the Best in Beauty Shorty Award.
Alex Faction
YouTube makeup master Alex Faction can transform anyone into a glitter god or a ghoulish ghost with a few strokes. His incredible artistry often culminates in perfect recreations of characters like Fre...
Arshia Moorjani
New Yorker Arshia Moorjani is a makeup and fashion guru who knows from experience how to make girls with brown skin look incredible. The makeup master posts tutorials, reviews, and helpful tips for 185...
Jake Warden
16-year-old Instagram sensation Jake Warden can teach a lot about makeup to even the most experienced beautician. For example, Jake went viral in April 2017 for using the back of his rose gold iPhone a...
Jazmina Daniel
At first glance, it seems like the wildly intricate lip art on Jazmina Daniel’s Instagram feed must be Photoshopped. Incredibly, it isn’t—it’s simply the work of one of the most talented lip artists on...
Jordan Hanz
Self-taught makeup artist Jordan Hanz says that each of her wild creations “isn't so much about the makeup, but the message behind it.” The trained portrait artists uses herself as a canvas, transformi...
Nià the Light
Nià Pettit, aka Nià The Light (and formerly Fro Girl Ginny), believes, “Acceptance of your flaws and your imperfections leads to great things.” That has certainly been the case for her, as she came to ...
Nyma Tang
Many black women know how frustrating it can be to try and find makeup that matches their complexion. Beauty vlogger Nyma Tang is here to change that. In 2017, she launched her YouTube series The Darke...
Patricia Bright
British vlogger Patricia Bright makes “fashion, beauty and random life videos on YouTube.” The fashionista kept her 2.5M+ fans across YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter transfixed with a steady stream of ...
Raw Beauty Kristi
When it comes to makeup, @RawBeautyKristi believes, “A few simple tips, good products and a patient but fun teacher can make all the difference.” She takes to YouTube and Instagram to provide all those...
Simply Nailogical
Prominent social media “Holosexual” Cristine Rotenberg always nails it. Pun intended. She’s the sassy, sarcastic Canadian behind YouTube sensation Simply Nailogical, a channel where she posts her glitt...
Sydney Szramowski
Many Instagram beauty gurus show their followers how to subtly apply makeup to achieve the most natural-looking results. Sydney Szramowski is definitely not one of those beauty gurus. Her @sydn4sty Ins...
Thomas Halbert
Thomas Halbert says he is “just another FREAKIN beauty guru,” but his fans know differently—Thomas has a way of making his cheekbones look higher than humanly possible, and his lips poutier than a pupp...

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, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th annual shorty awards will be held april 15th, 2018 in new york city

late Deadline for Brands & Organizations

02 . 22 . 18