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12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

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

Jillian Mercado

Finalist in Fashion

About Jillian Mercado

Latinx model Jillian Mercado is leading the way for disability inclusion in the world of fashion. Diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at age 13, Jillian’s life in a wheelchair has neither confined nor defined her. From her initial Diesel feature in 2014 to IMG representation just one year later, the now-international model, blogger, and activist is dedicated to using her voice for advocacy and empowerment. With 2018 featured coverage by Glamour, Huffington Post, and Teen Vogue and a 115K+ Instagram following, Jillian inspires her fanbase with a fighting spirit through positive self-affirmations and #bosslife fashion spreads.

Jillian Mercado'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 final deadline FOR voting and entering in the 12th annual shorty awards is on thursday, FEB 20TH.