11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

See below for official categories. Entries close and voting ends on February 21st, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.

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.

Beat Shazam: Play at Home App

Finalist in Entertainment


Beat Shazam play-along game experience available exclusively on the Shazam app enables viewers to test their own music-identification skills in the comfort of their home.


In a first-of-its-kind immersive TV/mobile experience, viewers compete against Beat Shazam TV contestants to identify the correct songs in the fastest time possible. Whether you're watching the show on live TV or on-demand, Shazam makes it easy join the fun and win prizes! New for Season 2: Improved full screen design and game sync during commercial breaks, corresponding show content for each category and song result, Shazam bank, weekly $10k sweepstakes and fun facts for show host - Jamie Foxx, the DJ - Corinne Foxx, contestants and final round song.


Throughout the second season of Beat Shazam, viewers engaged millions of times with Shazam to play-along game at home.


Video for Beat Shazam: Play at Home App

Produced by

FOX Broadcasting + Shazam


Entry Credits

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 11th annual shorty awards will be held may 5, 2019 in nyc.