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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


Winner in Music


BLACKPINK is one of the largest K-pop bands in the world, officially debuting in August 2016. The all female group became an internet sensation, amassing an Instagram following of 14M+ and another 17M+ subscribers to their YouTube channel. The release of the music video for “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” generated more than 36 million views within 24 hours, making it the fastest growing video of any Korean artist and the second fastest of any music video of all time. Always looking to connect with fans, Jennie started “Solo Diaries”, a series where the rapper takes her fans behind the scenes and talks about her life on the road. The group teamed up with Dua Lipa to release “Kiss and Make Up” late in 2018, becoming the first K-pop band to break the top 40 on on the UK Singles Chart.

BLACKPINK'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.