8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

Archived from the 6th Annual Shorty Awards Comedian

When they’re not doing stand-up, acting in TV shows or movies, or endorsing that random waffle maker, these comedians flock to the social scene of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, to test out their new material, post their daily thoughts, and connect to their loving fans. Although sometimes they might go a little too far, we still love em’. Nominate your favorite #Comedian now!

Finalists

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Patton Oswalt
From Wikipedia: Patton Oswalt is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor and voice actor known for roles such as Spencer Olchin in the sitcom The King of Queens and for voicing Remy in the film Ratatouille. Oswalt’s stand up comedy covers topics ranging from pop culture frivolity such as comic book supervillains and 1980s glam metal to deep...
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Albert Brooks
From Wikipedia: Albert Brooks is an American actor, voice actor, writer, comedian, and director. He received an Academy Award nomination in 1987 for his role in Broadcast News. His voice acting credits include Marlin the clownfish in Finding Nemo, and recurring guest voices for the animated television series The Simpsons, including Russ Cargill ...
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Julie Klausner
I'm a lot of fun. I tweet sometimes. I do a podcast. Oddly enough, none of it fills the void. From her site: “Julie Klausner is a comedy writer/performer, podcaster, and author. Her podcast, How Was Your Week, was recently called ‘one of the few essential podcasts’ by the New York Times and was named one of the best 10 comedy podcasts of the mom...
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Janoskians
The Janoskians are a group of five boys that are taking the world by storm. The boys became known to the media and public and branded as "The YouTube and Online Sensations" in late March last year when their Meet & Greet and Luna Park, Melbourne, had a turn up of over 6000 fans and had to be closed down. They now have over 550K subscribers to th...
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Verb
My name is Vern and I once fed a giraffe at the zoo. I also really enjoy superman ice cream but they stopped selling it in local stores. Something about it causing cancer, but what doesn't nowadays? AMIRITE?!
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Tata werneck
Talita Arguelhes Werneck, better known as Tata Werneck, is an American actress, comedian, presenter, reporter and publicist.
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jake paul
I'm Jake Paul, and I'm 16 years old soon to be 17. I like to make people laugh no matter what circumstance. You can watch me in action on Vine @ Jake Paul.

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 were held April 11th, 2016 in NYC and can be streamed on youtube.