The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

Special Project

Special Project

Team Internet

Breakout YouTuber of the Year

Denzel Dion Doctor Mike Haley Pham Madelaine Petsch Peter McKinnon Will Smith

Storyteller of the Year

Ariana Grande Eva Gutowski Hilary Duff Jonathan Van Ness Lili Reinhart Niecy Nash

Twitch Streamer of the Year

Cahlaflour ClassyKatie Ninja Sweet_ Anita TSM_Daequan ZeRo

YouTube Comedian

Gus Johnson Joana Ceddia Kalen Allen MacDoesIt Mikaela Long Rachel Ballinger

YouTube Musician

AJ Rafael Alex G Conan Gray Lennon Stella Max & Harvey VoicePlay

Instagrammer of the Year

@andrewknapp @gryffindior @itsjojosiwa @olympiaohanian @punk_history @rickeythompson

Tik Toker of the Year

Dominic Toliver Drea Knows Best Jesse La Flair Kailey Maurer Katja Glieson Nala the cat

Vlogger of the Year

Ellie Thumann Heath Hussar Josh Peck Mr. Beast Olivia Jade Ryland Adams

YouTube Ensemble

Cole&Sav Merrell Twins Sister Squad TFIL The Try Guys Yes Theory

YouTuber of the Year

David Dobrik Emma Chamberlain James Charles Michelle Khare Shane Dawson Zane Hijazi

Tech & Innovation


Colin Kaepernick Danny Glover Jameela Jamil Mari Copeny Marley Dias Nyle DiMarco


deligracy GamingWithJen laurenzside Logdotzip Shesez Valkyrae


Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard Awards Chatter Last Podcast on the Left My Favorite Murder Pod Save the People Tiny Meat Gang


Five Foot One Teacher Mark Rober Physics Girl Sam O'Nella Academy Stan Prokopenko Tristan Paredes

Innovator of the Year

Ava Duvernay Bo Burnham Elon Musk Emily Weiss Karena Evans Lady Gaga


@brandonmjordan @cupoftj @lostleblanc @marisahampe @spiritedpursuit Sailing La Vagabonde

Creative & Media


Juniper & Fig Lucas the Spider Stella Max Pig Suki Cat Tunameltsmyheart Walter Good Boy


Antonio Garza Ellarie Noel iluvsarahii Lewys Ball Maye Musk Sabina Hannan


Alex French Guy Cooking Brad Leone Lauren Ko Maangchi Strictly Dumpling The Icing Artist

House & Home

Drew Scott @lonefoxhome Hermione Chantal Kim + Scott @yellowbrickhome Marie Kondo Sophie Hinchliffe Terrible Floor Plans

LGBTQ+ Account

Gus Kenworthy Jessie Paege Melanie Murphy Noah Finnce Shangela Stevie Boebi


Angie Thomas James S. Murray Jason Reynolds Jenny Han Michelle Obama Rupi Kaur


Beleaf in Fatherhood father_of_daughters Jamie and Nikki JesssFam Kids Eat in Color KKandbabyJ

Web Series

Good Mythical Morning Hiking with Kevin How It Should Have Ended Ladylike Liza on Demand This Might Get


Sha'an d'Anthes Shantell Martin Subliming.jpg Tatsuya Tanaka thelatestkate Yeah It's Chill


Carrie Dragshaw Halima Aden Jillian Mercado Officially Quigley Salem Mitchell Slick Woods

Health & Wellness

Demi Bagby Dr. Joshua Wolrich Jay Shetty Kati Morton Meg Boggs Recipes for Self Love


Charlotte Wilder Emily Chang Gayle King Hannah Dreier Lisa Ling Ronan Farrow


Caitlin Covington Kelsey Simone Molly Burke Remi Cruz Rohini Elyse Silver is the New Blonde

Meme/Parody Account

@itsanimatedtext @kalesalad @nihilist_arbys @seinfeld2000 @teenagestepdad @thesamepictureofchrispratt_


Adam Rippon Aly Raisman JuJu Smith-Schuster Naomi Osaka Shawn Johnson East Shib Sibs


Captain Disillusion Coffee Dad Crimes Against Shoemanity Grand Illusions SMG4 Tyler Adams Dawson @tyleradamsdawson

Arts & Entertainment


Danai Gurira Emmy Rossum Jason Momoa Mandy Moore Noah Centineo Tituss Burgess


Ali Wong Cameron Esposito Hannah Gadsby Jaboukie Young-White John Mulaney Melissa Villaseñor


BLACKPINK Harry Styles Janelle Monae Kacey Musgraves Mason Ramsey Post Malone


Joe Biden Jonah Hill Kathy Griffin Lil Miquela Reese Witherspoon Russell Brand


Chelsie Hill Dytto Jade Chynoweth Justin Peck Kaycee Rice The Kinjaz

TV Show

Atlanta Brooklyn Nine-Nine Dear White People Grown-ish Shameless The Sinner

Content of the Year


✨ just a lil sparkle 🥰 kiss kiss kiss 🥳 time to party 👽greetings, earthlings 🧐seems sus 🤷🤷‍♂️ *shrug*


#blackexcellence And forever starts now... Kylie + Stormi Moonlit fog waves No animals were harmed What about the pot?


Don't @ me I love you back Let's go baby Okurrrrr Sashay away Thank u, next


Change my mind Exit off ramp In my Feelings Challenge Is this a Pigeon? What The Fluff Challenge Yanny vs. Laurel