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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

Jonathan Van Ness

Finalist in Storyteller of the Year

About Jonathan Van Ness

Try watching Jonathan Van Ness and not letting his radiantly positive vibes bring a smile to your face. With a Twitter following of 530K+ and nearly 3M more on Instagram, Queer Eye breakout sensation Jonathan has become one of the world’s favorite personalities on and off the internet. From fabulous bathroom dances to graceful figure skating routines to poses showing off his silky smooth hair, Jonathan lets his millions of fans into his life through his Instagram stories and posts. Knowing his fans always want more, JVN gives off more of his one-of-a-kind personality through his podcast Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

Jonathan Van Ness'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.