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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

Brad Leone

Finalist in Food

About Brad Leone

Bon Appetit’s social media stable is brimming with talent, but no one is as beloved as Brad Leone, kitchen manager for the BA test kitchen. He hosts the It’s Alive series on YouTube, which highlights a host of “alive,” often fermented foods from miso to porcini mushrooms and beyond, as season three premiered in 2018 receiving millions of views. While his insight into cooking is undeniable, what makes him such a star is his personality and sense of humor. He brings that unique vibrancy and love of food and cooking to his Instagram account, where his feed of simple, yet salivating posts delight of his 240K+ audience.

Brad Leone'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.