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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

The Kinjaz

Finalist in Dance

About The Kinjaz

Asian-American masked dance troupe The Kinjaz “innovate, entertain, and positively impact the world through movement, media, and mentally.” Drawing upon Naruto anime and martial arts influences, the CA-based group perfectly blends synched hip-hop moves with Asian cultural traditions, gathering 80M+ YouTube video views and a 1M+ combined followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Their 770K+ YouTube subscribers enjoy full length dances, in addition to their “podKast” featuring guests from all walks of life, including musicians, entrepreneurs, dancers, restaurateurs and more. From “Kinjaz Kronickles” to sensually charged performances challenging stigmas that Asian men aren’t sexy, the brotherhood beckons fans “respect all, fear none,” and join the #ARMYofKIN.

The Kinjaz'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.