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12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

You may vote for each nominee once per day, every day until February 20th, 2020.
The regular deadline for brands & organizations to enter their work is on February 6th, 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

Jensen Karp

Nominated in Literature

About Jensen Karp

The Jewish “white rapper who ALMOST made it big,” Jensen Karp aka “Hot Karl” signed an “accidental” million dollar record deal at age 19. Jensen hit it big with a novel LA Weekly deemed “might be the funniest rap memoir ever,” Kanye West Owes Me $300. Now, the bestselling author, comedian, content creator, producer, actor, art dealer, podcaster and TBS “Drop the Mic” creator is fully realizing his journey of reinvention. Expanding his creative outlets to the social sphere, Jensen celebrates and promotes his myriad of passions, from announcements of new gigs to trending pop gallery releases to the ultimate in passion, taking to celebrating of his marriage in November 2018.

Jensen Karp'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 REGULAR deadline FOR BRANDS AND ORGANIZATIONS to enter the shorty awards is on thursday, FEB 6TH.