12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

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


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.

From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards

Angie Thomas

Finalist in Literature

About Angie Thomas

Writer and “lyrically dangerous” former teen rapper, Angie Thomas offers an empowered voice to young adult literature. Her #1 New York Times young adult bestseller The Hate U Give is an inspired take on racism and police brutality as seen from the eyes of a 16-year-old black girl. Met with rapid critical acclaim, the book has spawned a subsequent 2018 debuted film adaptation. Angie invites her 150K+ combined Twitter and Instagram following into her daily life, infusing humorous GIFS with running thoughts, celebrating friends and successes, promoting black female rappers and showcasing fan art, relatability helping to "show truth and tear down stereotypes.”

Angie Thomas's best work on social

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bq_PaXKgqPw/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BqQxq76gTgN/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BpAqkP_jWac/

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 12th annual shorty awards will take place on may 3rd.