8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

Archived from the 6th Annual Shorty Awards YouTubeStar

Here's to all the internet famous people! You no longer need to appear in a film, TV show, or win a national competition to become famous. With the use of social media, otherwise unknown personalities have become famous through YouTube with videos showing their son biting the finger of their other son, “epic" rap battles between famous people throughout history, and even auto-tuning current events. Nominate the #YouTubeStar you think should win this coveted Shorty.

Finalists

Harley Morenstein Harley Morenstein is a 28-year-old man from Montreal, Canada and he is paid to be fat on the Internet. Harley uses social media to connect with the fans of his productions: EpicMealTime, Original Gamer, The Legend of MusclesGlasses and pictures of his beard on his Instagram.
Jenna Mourey/Marbles My name is Jenna Mourey, most of you probably know me as Jenna Marbles, maker of the YouTube videos on the internet machine. I’m originally from Upstate New York, Rochester to be exact. I moved to Boston where I attended undergraduate school at Suffolk University, obtaining a BS in Psychology and stayed for graduate school where I received a Mas...
cauê moura I'm a Brazilian YouTuber. I talk about some issues in my country, such as politics, television, pop culture. eventually i make music videos which are also very popular.
Emine SARI Emine was born in a small city in Turkey and studied piano and foreign languages in order to fulfill her dream of becoming an international artist. Some health problems forced her to move to Japan, where she entered the Japanese version of American Idol and become the only foreign singer who made it to the final. Now, she plays the piano, sings ...
Justin Bieber From Wikipedia: Justin Bieber is a Canadian pop musician, actor, and singer-songwriter. Bieber was discovered in 2008 by American talent manager Scooter Braun, who came across Bieber's videos on YouTube and later became his manager. Braun arranged for him to meet with entertainer Usher Raymond in Atlanta, Georgia. His debut My World was released...
TrueStoryASA TrueStoryASA are two 20-year-old college students, Adam Saleh and Sheikh Akbar, living in New York who love to make videos, inspire & bring smiles to many faces. TrueStoryASA are always active on their social media. They upload status's and tweets almost every day. They have contests on twitter & giveaways. They also upload Daily Vlogs that wou...

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.