8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

Archived from the 6th Annual Shorty Awards Band

Musical artists are talented on their own, but when they come together to form a band they build something much more powerful. These groups are the best when it comes to using Spotify, Twitter, Facebook and more to connect with fans, share playlists and release tracks. What’s your favorite #Band on social media? Nominate here!

The 7 nominees with the most nominations in this category will become finalists after the nomination period ends, subject to all other rules

You can't spell "brand" without b-a-n-d. Be recognized for your use of music in a social media marketing campaign by entering the Best Use of Social Media For Music Shorty Industry Award.

Finalists

One Direction From Wikipedia: One Direction is an English pop boy band based in London, consisting of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. They signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records after finishing third in the seventh series of the British televised singing competition The X Factor in 2010. Propelled to intern...
Big Time Rush From Wikipedia: Big Time Rush (BTR) is a television series that originally aired on Nickelodeon from November 2009 through July 2013. It was created by Scott and focused on the Hollywood misadventures of four hockey players from Minnesota, Kendall, James, Carlos, and Logan, after they are selected to form a boy band. Its official debut episode p...
the script From Wikipedia: The Script is an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 2001. The band consists of lead vocalist/pianist Danny O'Donoghue, vocalist/guitarist Mark Sheehan, and drummer Glen Power. Based in London after signing to Sony Label Group imprint Phonogenic, the band released their debut album in August 2008, featuring the hit songs "The M...
Tokio Hotel From Wikipedia: Tokio Hotel is a German rock band founded in 2001 by singer Bill Kaulitz, guitarist Tom Kaulitz, drummer Gustav Schäfer and bassist Georg Listing. The quartet scored four number one singles and released three number one albums in their native country. In 2007 they released their first English album Scream. In 2011 they became the...
5 Seconds of Summer From Wikipedia: 5 Seconds of Summer is an Australian pop rock band. Formed in Sydney in 2011, the band consists of Luke Hemmings (vocals, guitar), Michael Clifford (guitar, vocals), Calum Hood (bass guitar, vocals) and Ashton Irwin (drums, vocals). The group started posting videos of themselves performing covers of popular songs to YouTube. Thei...
EMBLEM3 From Wikipedia: Emblem3 is an American pop rock band consisting of brothers Wesley Stromberg and Keaton Stromberg and their friend Drew Chadwick. In 2013, they signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records and Columbia Records after finishing fourth on the second season of The X Factor USA. After being signed, their first single, "Chloe (...

8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

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 8th Annual Shorty Awards ceremony will be held April 2016 in NYC and will be live streamed internationally.