12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The final deadline to vote for your favorite nominee or to enter your brand or organization was 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

James S. Murray

Finalist in Literature

About James S. Murray

Comedian and Impractical Jokers star James S. Murray is proving that a comic can have a serious side. Evolving his notoriety from hidden-camera practical jokester, the now internationally bestselling author of 2018 debut monster thriller Awakened has reinvented himself as a master of the horror/sci-fi genre, becoming a #1 Sunday Times Best Seller. Garnering support for his novel through a massive social media network of 2M+ followers, Murr promotes through charmingly inventive and personal incentives, from reading a chapter via FaceTime for any fan that pre-ordered 10 copies, to in-book Impractical Jokers ticket vouchers.

James S. Murray's best work on social

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bq2SRuUAsqX/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BjlMsM_B3lg/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Bnaa8t-hfkr/

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 12th annual shorty awards will take place on may 3rd.