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12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


The regular deadline is on February 6th, 2020!

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.

11th Annual Influencer Nominees

Arts & Entertainment

Actor

Awkwafina Danai Gurira Emmy Rossum Eva Longoria Jason Momoa John Cho Justin Baldoni Mandy Moore Mindy Kaling Noah Centineo Sacha Baron Cohen Tituss Burgess

Comedy

Ali Wong Cameron Esposito Catherine Cohen Chloe Fineman Hannah Gadsby Jaboukie Young-White John Early John Mulaney Matteo Lane Melissa Villaseñor Samantha Ruddy W. Kamau Bell

Music

Alanis Morissette BAD BUNNY BLACKPINK Harry Styles Jaden Smith Janelle Monae Kacey Musgraves Mason Ramsey Meek Mill Normani Post Malone Weezer

Celebrity

Common Deepika Padukone Eddie Huang Joe Biden Jon M. Chu Jonah Hill Kathy Griffin Lil Miquela Reese Witherspoon Russell Brand Whoopi Goldberg Yoko Ono

Dance

Auti Kamal Brittany Cavaco Chelsie Hill Cynthia Irobunda Dytto Fikshun Jade Chynoweth Justin Peck Kaycee Rice Omar Z. Robles Shiggy The Kinjaz

TV Show

Atlanta Barry Brooklyn Nine-Nine Dear White People Grown-ish Jersey Shore Shameless Succession The Bold Type The Chi The Last O.G. The Sinner

Content of the Year

Emoji

✨ just a lil sparkle 👩‍⚖️ when there are 12 👩‍🦰👨‍🦰the red heads 👽greetings, earthlings 🤷🤷‍♂️ *shrug* 🥟 dumpling 🥰 kiss kiss kiss 🥳 time to party 🦚 peacock 🧐seems sus 🛴scoot scoot 🆒 cool cool cool

Instagram

#blackexcellence #HeidiHalloween And forever starts now... Blessings Hairstyle designed with vibranium Kylie + Stormi Moonlit fog waves No animals were harmed The end of an incredible chapter We got this What about the pot? What'd you guys do today?

GIF

Don't @ me Giiiiirllll Happy Mamma Mia I love you back Let's go baby Not in my house Okurrrrr Reggie Watts applause Sashay away Slide into his DM's girl Surprise Thank u, next

Meme

American Chopper argument By Age 35 Change my mind Exit off ramp Gym Kardashian In my Feelings Challenge Is this a Pigeon? Knickers the Steer Really Start Dressin' What The Fluff Challenge Yanny vs. Laurel Zendaya is Meechee

Creative & Media

Animal

Bertie Bert the Pom Jack the Cockatiel Juniper & Fig Loki the Wolfdog Lucas the Spider Ludwik Guinea Pig Stella Max Pig Suki Cat Tinkerbelle the Dog Tunameltsmyheart Walter Good Boy Woof + Walls

Beauty

Antonio Garza Cydnee Black Destiny LaShae Dian Pelangi Ellarie Noel Gothamista iluvsarahii Lewys Ball Ling KT Maye Musk Sabina Hannan Samantha Ravndahl

Food

Alex French Guy Cooking Brad Leone David Chang Drinking with Chickens Lauren Ko Maangchi Matty Matheson Spoon Fork Bacon Steve1989MREInfo Strictly Dumpling The Icing Artist Yukiko Tanzi

House & Home

Brian Patrick Flynn Corey Damen Jenkins Drew Scott @lonefoxhome Hermione Chantal Judy Aldridge @atlantishome Justina Blakeney Kim + Scott @yellowbrickhome Marie Kondo Nicole White @livelaughdecorate Sarah Sherman Samuel Sophie Hinchliffe Terrible Floor Plans

LGBTQ+ Account

Adam Eli Ambers Closet Chandler N Wilson Chella Man Desmond is Amazing Gus Kenworthy Jacob Tobia Jessie Paege Melanie Murphy Noah Finnce Shangela Stevie Boebi

Literature

Angie Thomas Celeste Ng James S. Murray Jason Reynolds Jenny Han Jensen Karp Lauren Oliver Mark Manson Michelle Obama Rupi Kaur Tahereh Mafi Tomi Adeyemi

Parenting/Family

Amanda Auer averageparentproblems Beleaf in Fatherhood father_of_daughters Jamie and Nikki JesssFam Kids Eat in Color KKandbabyJ Life with Micah Mel and Shane th3littlestavenger The Bafana Family

Web Series

AM2DM Cobra Kai Good Mythical Morning Hiking with Kevin How It Should Have Ended Ladylike Like & Subscribe Liza on Demand Sideswiped Sorry For Your Loss The Burger Show This Might Get

Art

Dante Dentoni Felipe Pantone Liana Finck Ruby Silvious Sha'an d'Anthes Shantell Martin Subliming.jpg Tatsuya Tanaka thelatestkate Thomas Romain Tyler Spangler Yeah It's Chill

Fashion

Carrie Dragshaw Halima Aden Harling Ross Jasmine Tookes Jeremy Mitchell Jillian Mercado Kerwin Frost Officially Quigley Rocky Barnes Salem Mitchell SartoriallyInc Slick Woods

Health & Wellness

Bec Donlan Demi Bagby Dr. Joshua Wolrich Dr. Rahim Gonstead Chiropractor Heather Andersen Jay Shetty Jocko Willink Kati Morton Meg Boggs Recipes for Self Love The Lean Machine Wendy Sue Swanson

Journalist

Al Bello Charlotte Wilder Elizabeth Weil Emily Chang Gayle King Hannah Dreier John Carreyrou Kara Swisher Lisa Ling Matt Danzico Rachel Nichols Ronan Farrow

Lifestyle

Brendan Fallis Caitlin Covington Kelsey Simone Kurt Ji Lexie Lombard Marianna Hewitt Molly Burke Remi Cruz Rohini Elyse Ryan Clark Silver is the New Blonde Tezza

Meme/Parody Account

@itsanimatedtext @kalesalad @menotgivingafuck @nihilist_arbys @pixelatedboat @renaissance__man @sadtopographies @seinfeld2000 @tank.sinatra @teenagestepdad @thesamepictureofchrispratt_ @uglydesign

Sports

Adam Rippon Aly Raisman David Ortiz Joel Embiid JuJu Smith-Schuster Mo'ne Davis Naomi Osaka Pat McAfee Saina Nehwal Shaquem Griffin Shawn Johnson East Shib Sibs

Weird

@fashionsecrets93 4d3d3d3 Engaged Ballpoint Papi @Tw1tterPicasso Bird Graveyard Captain Disillusion Coffee Dad Crimes Against Shoemanity Grand Illusions Mickey Avalon SMG4 EbayBae Tyler Adams Dawson @tyleradamsdawson

Team Internet

Breakout YouTuber of the Year

Actually Happened Ashley aka bestdressed Denzel Dion Doctor Mike Haley Pham Madelaine Petsch Moriah Elizabeth Peter McKinnon Subhi Taha Summer McKeen TechMe0ut Will Smith

Storyteller of the Year

Aminatou Sow Ariana Grande Armie Hammer Caroline Calloway Diet Prada Eva Gutowski Hilary Duff Jonathan Van Ness Jovan Hill Lili Reinhart Niecy Nash Wells Adams

Twitch Streamer of the Year

Adam Koebel Becca Cahlaflour Castro_1021 ClassyKatie DisguisedToast itsHAFU Ninja Sweet_ Anita TSM_Daequan xChocobars ZeRo

YouTube Comedian

Evelyn from the Internets Gus Johnson Jarvis Johnson Joana Ceddia Kalen Allen Karina Garcia MacDoesIt Mikaela Long Morgz Nick Antonyan Rachel Ballinger Tré Melvin

YouTube Musician

AJ Rafael Alex G Conan Gray Dotan Negrin Jared Dines Lennon Stella Max & Harvey Next Town Down Sophia Grace Taylor Davis Tyler Ward VoicePlay

Instagrammer of the Year

@andrewknapp @beijing_silvermine @garyjanetti @gryffindior @itsjojosiwa @tinycactus @thehungrygentleman @olympiaohanian @punk_history @rickeythompson @sarashakeel @isteef

Tik Toker of the Year

Ari Fararooy Austin and Gabby Awez Darbar Billy Mann Dominic Toliver Drea Knows Best Jesse La Flair Kailey Maurer Katja Glieson LeeThe4th Nala the cat Nathan Piland

Vlogger of the Year

Ami Yamato Chris Chann Ellie Thumann Josh Peck Erika Costell Heath Hussar Justin Escalona Mr. Beast Nicole Laeno Olivia Jade Ryland Adams Sara Dietschy

YouTube Ensemble

Bright Sun Films Brooklyn and Bailey Cole&Sav Familia Diamond HellthyJunkFood Jess and Gabriel Merrell Twins Sidemen TFIL The Try Guys Yes Theory Sister Squad

YouTuber of the Year

Andre "Black Nerd" Meadows Colleen Ballinger David Dobrik DeStorm Power Emma Chamberlain Guava Juice James Charles Lauren Giraldo Michelle Khare Shane Dawson Tana Mongeau Zane Hijazi

Tech & Innovation

Activism

Bernice A. King Blair Imani Brittany Packnett Colin Kaepernick Danny Glover Jameela Jamil Mari Copeny Marley Dias Michael Skolnik Monica Lewinsky Nyle DiMarco Sonita Alizadeh

Gaming

Chris Smoove deligracy GamingWithJen GeeSice GLITCHXCITY KayKayEs laurenzside Logdotzip Myth Roanoke Gaming Shesez Valkyrae

Podcast

Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard Awards Chatter Dr. Death How I Built this with Guy Raz Las Culturistas Last Podcast on the Left My Favorite Murder Now What? with Arian Foster Pod Save the People Slow Burn Still Processing Tiny Meat Gang

Education

Be Kind Rewind Cody's Lab Early EDventures Five Foot One Teacher Kaptain Kristian Mark Rober Parker Walbeck Physics Girl Sam O'Nella Academy Stan Prokopenko The Backyard Scientist Tristan Paredes

Innovator of the Year

Ava Duvernay Bo Burnham Brian Armstrong Elon Musk Emily Weiss Karena Evans Kendrick Lamar Lady Gaga Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Sara Blakely Tristan Walker Whitney Wolfe Herd

Travel

@brandonmjordan @lostleblanc @jamesrelfdyer @onestep4ward @hopscotchtheglobe @spiritedpursuit @marisahampe @im_nicolemarie @oneikatraveller @rayawashere Sailing La Vagabonde @cupoftj

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 early deadline to enter the shorty awards is on thursday, DECEMBER 5TH.