11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


See below for official categories. Entries close and voting ends on February 21st, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.

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.

We are excited to announce the nominees for the 11th Annual Shorty Awards! Congratulations to everyone!

Voting to determine the finalists and winners opens January 28, 2019 and closes on February 21 at 11:59PM ET.

You can vote for your favorite influencers once per day per influencer by clicking "Vote" on the Shorty Awards website. You can also share your vote on Twitter and Facebook through the Shorty Awards website for an additional one vote per social network, per day, per influencer.

Arts & Entertainment

Actor
Celebrity
Comedy
Dance
Music
TV Show

Content of the Year

Emoji
GIF
Instagram
Meme

Creative & Media

Animal
Art
Beauty
Fashion
Food
Health & Wellness
House & Home
Journalist
LGBTQ+ Account
Lifestyle
Literature
Meme/Parody Account
Parenting/Family
Sports
Web Series
Weird

Team Internet

Breakout YouTuber of the Year
Instagrammer of the Year
Storyteller of the Year
Tik Toker of the Year
Twitch Streamer of the Year
Vlogger of the Year
YouTube Comedian
YouTube Ensemble
YouTube Musician
YouTuber of the Year

Tech & Innovation

Activism
Education
Gaming
Innovator of the Year
Podcast
Travel

The winners will be chosen through a combination of votes from the public and scores given by the Real Time Academy. Visit our rules page for more info and vote for your favorite online influencer today! Entries are also open for brands, agencies and organizations.