voting is now open! vote

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

Emmy Rossum

Finalist in Actor

About Emmy Rossum

Emmy Rossum wants to know how much you “actually weigh.” The celebrity Shameless actress, director and singer-songwriter has been an active voice on social media for empowerment and equality. Stunning her millions of social followers with news of her Shameless departure, Emmy shifted the conversation toward self-worth advocacy in a viral series of Instagram stories, inspiring fans to join Jameela Jamil’s @i_weigh Instagram social movement. Continually using her social platforms to promote equality, Emmy teamed up with Harry Lennix in 2018 in “A Politician” #ThatsHarassment YouTube PSA supporting the #metoo movement, and joined her Shameless cast in going purple against bullying for GLAAD #SpiritDay.

Emmy Rossum'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.