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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.


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

Beleaf in Fatherhood

Finalist in Parenting/Family

About Beleaf in Fatherhood

An underground hip hop artist and spoken word poet by trade, Glen Henry became a stay at home dad in 2015 to raise his young sons Theophilus and Uriah and guide them through the world. Equal parts informative, inspiring, and adorable, Glen uses his flawless comedic timing and magnetic personality to connect with 150K+ followers on YouTube, on the account Beleaf in Fatherhood. With another 60K+ followers between Instagram and Twitter, Beleaf is using social media to challenge negative perceptions of black fatherhood by tackling stereotypes. Last year, he teamed up with Divergent Media to promote #blackfathersday in honor of black dads the world over.

Beleaf in Fatherhood's best work on social

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.