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12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


The final deadline to vote for your favorite nominee or to enter your brand or organization is on Thursday, February 20th, 2020.

Influencers

Honoring the most notable and viral influencers and creators from 2020. 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.

10th Annual Influencer Nominees

Arts & Entertainment

Actor

Ansel Elgort Busy Philipps Constance Wu Elisabeth Moss Ethan Wacker Gal Gadot James Van Der Beek Lil Rel Howery Riz Ahmed Terry Crews Tiffany Haddish Tracee Ellis Ross

Comedy

Billy Eichner Carl Reiner Demetri Martin Eric Andre Hasan Minhaj Julio Torres Kristen Schaal Lena Waithe Liza Treyger Margaret Cho Michelle Wolf Vir Das

Music

Amine Cardi B Chloe x Halle Dua Lipa John Mayer Kesha Khalid Lil Dicky Logic Phish Schoolboy Q SZA

Celebrity

Amber Rose Andy Cohen Donald Glover Erykah Badu Jimmy Kimmel Jordan Peele Kris Jenner Mia Farrow Miley Cyrus Rihanna RuPaul Snoop Dogg

Dance

Backpack Kid Brown Girls Do Ballet Gaurav N Chandni Isabella Boylston Jabbawockeez Kyle Hanagami Les Twins Lil' Buck Merrick Hanna Taylor Sieve Tessa Brooks Werk for Peace

TV Show

13 Reasons Why American Vandal Big Mouth Blackish Handmaid's Tale Insecure Rick & Morty Riverdale Shark Tank The Good Place The Simpsons This is Us

Content of the Year

Emoji

Avocado 🥑 Bowie 👩‍🎤👨‍🎤 Clown Face 🤡 Eyes 👀 Facepalm 🤦‍♀️ Gotcha 😛 Meh 😐 Rainbow 🌈 Puerto Rican Flag 🇵🇷 Starry Eyed 🤩 Unicorn 🦄 Up to no good 😈

Instagram

Beyonce's Birth Announcement Blacktip Reef Shark Boss Baby Caption this... Flower Power by Ellie Costello I can't believe I still... Ok we're ready #PuberMe Solar Eclipse by Dave Krugman The New Guard Vegas Strong Who's that in the mirror

GIF

A Clap for the Ages Blinking White Man Chance at the Grammys Get Out Help Me I'm Pickle Rick! Johnson/Hanks 2020 Kris Bryant's World Series Smile Lavar Ball Enters First Take Salt Bae Winona Ryder's Face at the SAG YAS MERYL

Meme

Too Many Awards For Me
Carroll County 4-H FFA Fair
Poop
Sephora, John
Tank Sinatra
Tank Sinatra, Inc.
Best Twitter
Alex Ernst
camila barrios
raya, salcobrand
testing
xs
love how to cake it
how to cake it, jaeden
Lucas
Cruzaan
angelina gault
ange inc
VOTE FOR STRANGER THINGS
Brat, Casey Simpson
Instagram of the year
Wahubudyy
Distracted Boyfriend Eating Tide Pods Expanding brain Finally Whippin BowWow Challenge I love my curvy wife Law and Order Spotify Playlists Retire bitch Right in front of my salad Roll Safe Snapchat hotdog The Floor is... Tiny Trump

Creative & Media

Animal

Albert (albertonwheels) Black Jaguar-White Tiger bubalahpoochie Cash Cats Cincinnati Zoo Esther the Wonder Pig Louboutina (Loubie) Manny The Selfie Cat Mike Coots NORBERT The Look of Lal We Rate Dogs

Beauty

Alex Faction Arshia Moorjani Jake Warden Jazmina Daniel Jordan Hanz Nià the Light Nyma Tang Patricia Bright Raw Beauty Kristi Simply Nailogical Sydney Szramowski Thomas Halbert

Food

Binging with Babish Candice Kumai Daym Drops Desserted in Paris First We Feast FoodBabyNY Holly Fox Joy The Baker Matt Stonie Nusret (SaltBae) Gökçe Rachael Ray Rosanna Pansino

House & Home

Andy & Candis Meredith Brady Tolbert Château de Gudanes Dabito Emily Henderson I Have This Thing With Floors Kelly Wearstler LaurDIY Mandi Gubler Sherry & John Petersik Tessa Neustadt The Sorry Girls

LGBTQ+

Alok V Menon Amy Ordman Arlo Sullivan Aydian Dowling Ethan Hethcote Lateef Thynative Miles McKenna Raymond Braun Stephanie Frosch Trace Lysette Trixie Mattel V Squared

Literature

Atul Gawande Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Cleo Wade Colson Whitehead Curtis Sittenfeld Darcie Wilder Dwight Garner Jonny Sun Jon Ronson Kevin Kwan Owen King Rebecca Traister

Parenting/Family

Action Movie Kid Cute Girls Hairstyles Elsie Larson Fathering Autism Laura Izumikawa Live Sweet MAZELEE Pam Stepnick Ryan Toys Reviews Sarah Grace Club Sholom Ber Solomon Two Gay Papas

Web Series

Buddy System Escape the Night Guidance Hot Ones Jay Versace is Stuck in the 90s Mr. Student Body President OMG We're Coming Over Real Bros of Simi Valley Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television Speechless with Carly Fleischmann The Breakdown Worth It

Art

Alexa Meade Blake Kathryn Charlotte Love Chris Hong Dan Hogman Hanksy NYC Jon Burgerman Nick Misani Penelope Gazin Toyin Ojih Odutola Vashti Harrison Web Comic Name

Fashion

Accidental Icon Benjamin Kicks Danielle Prescod Derek Blasberg Lainy Hedaya Luka Sabbat Mickey Boardman Nikki Ogunnaike Pia Arrobio Rochelle Johnson Victoria Beckham What Fran Wore

Health & Wellness

Akin Akman DJ Townsel Dr. Mike Elyse Fox Emily Skye Joe Holder Katie Willcox Koya Webb Luis Badillo Jr. Remi Ishizuka Sophia Gall Valerie Sagun

Journalist

Amina Khan Annie Karni April D. Ryan Chris Geidner Elle Reeve Ellen McGirt Felipe Dana Jason Concepcion Jodi Kantor Joshua Topolsky Michelle Ye Hee Lee Ronan Farrow

Lifestyle

Ariella Noa Charnas Christine Mai Nguyen Freddy Rodriguez Jason Cheung Katie Sturino LaTonya Yvette Lauren Elizabeth Mackenzie Horan Mick Batyske Nabela Noor Paloma Elsesser Sai De Silva

Meme/Parody Account

_diplo_ Adam The Creator beigecardigan Bros Being Basic Comment Awards daddyissues_ Fake Science FuckJerry hilariousbabies Kim Kierkegaardashian NotSportsCenter Unspirational

Sports

Brooke Ence JJ Watt Jemele Hill Donald De La Haye Hilary Knight Katie Ledecky Kevin Durant Kristaps Porzingis Laila Ali Lolo Jones Richard Sherman Serena Williams

Weird

dubstep4dads Adam Ellis Animated Text da share z0ne If you high James Fridman Krang T. Nelson NOT A WOLF Poppy Shavaunna slimeysugar The Report of the Week

Team Internet

Breakout YouTuber

Austin McConnell Beau Brown Elle Mills Emma Chamberlain Julius Dein Karina Garcia Kraig Adams Luke Korns Michael Dapaah Molly Burke Olivia Jade Teala Dunn

Instagrammer

Betches Boop My Nose But Like Maybe Coco Pink Princess Eva Chen Howard Lee Lil Mayo mydaywithleo Pete Souza The New Yorker Cartoons Topher Brophy TSA

Muser

Adam Jernberg Alicja Mocek Anna Catify Annie LeBlanc Case Walker Chuch the Cavalier Felipe Farias Isaiah Xavier Jayden Bartels Lucas and Marcus Lucki Starr Rebecca Zamolo

Twitch Streamer

Aphromoo Deadmau5 Faker Grimmmz Jenna & Julien KayPeaLoL Kitty Plays LoserFruit nl_Kripp Pokimane ProfessorBroman Shroud

YouTube Comedian

Abdulaziz Baz Anwar Jibawi Brandon Rogers Candace Lowry Chris Klemens dangmattsmith Danny Gonzalez F0XY Hannah Stocking Miel Bredouw Rudy Mancuso Tana Mongeau

YouTube Musician

80 Fitz Brooklyn & Bailey Desmond Dennis DeStorm Power Fresh Big Mouf Kurt Hugo Schneider Leslie Wai MattyBRaps Our Last Night PostmodernJukebox The Filharmonic Vidya Vox

Creator of the Decade

Casey Neistat Dude Perfect Gigi Gorgeous Hannah Hart Jenna Marbles Lilly Singh Liza Koshy Markiplier MKBHD Philip DeFranco Rhett & Link Tyler Oakley

Live Streamer

Antonio Brown Ariel Viera Brent Morgan Bryce Xavier Dick Vitale Emma McGann Liz Cook Ron Waxman Scott Rogowsky Tasmin Lucia-Khan Thomas Kuc Vin Diesel

Snapchatter

Amanda Cerny Andy Burgess Chris D'Elia Chrissy Teigen Eva Longoria Geeohsnap Kelly Oxford Laura Perlongo Georgio Copter Phil the Culture Ross Smith Spencer Pratt

Vlogger of the Year

Alex Wassabi Aspyn and Parker Scotty Sire CatCreature iJustine Jason Nash Kade Speiser Margot Lee Meghan Rienks Negin Mirsalehi Todd Smith Wil Dasovich

YouTube Ensemble

@Pack dareUS De'arra & Ken Dolan Twins Dude Perfect Funk Bros Legendary Shots Niki and Gabi Sugar Pine 7 Team 10 Walk Off The Earth Vlog Squad

YouTuber of the Year

Andrea Russett Cody Ko Coyote Peterson David Dobrik Eva Gutowski Gabbie Hanna Jack Douglass Jake Paul Juanpa Zurita Lele Pons Safiya Nygaard Yuya

Tech & Innovation

Activism

Amber Tamblyn America Ferrera Cameron Russell Dan Savage Deray McKesson Eileen Kelly Erica Garner Kailash Satyarthi Kareem Abdul Jabbar Laurie David Tarana Burke Xiuhtezcatl Roske-Martinez

Gaming

Airforceproud95 Chad Wild Clay cybernova games DashieGames Fangs iMAV3RIQ ItsFunneh MangoTango Gaming Historian PushingUpRoses runJDrun Sylvibot

Travel

Bon Traveler Céline Bossart Damon and Jo Exploring with Josh Fly with Stella Juan-Peter Schulze Kara and Nate Adventurous Kate She is Not Lost The Place I Was Telling You About The Points Guy Travel Babbo

Education

Angela Duckworth CrashCourse Joe Hanson Leland Melvin Meet Arnold Henry Reich Physics Fun Primitive Technology The Financial Diet The School of Life Tom Scott Upulie Divisekera

Podcast

Another Round Bodega Boys How Did This Get Made Lady Lovin Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations Pardon My Take Pod Save America Politically Re-Active S Town The Daily The Joe Rogan Experience VIEWS

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, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

the final deadline FOR voting and entering in the 12th annual shorty awards is on thursday, FEB 20TH.