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

Lady Gaga

Winner in Innovator of the Year

About Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga repeatedly proves her talent with each new endeavor, now as lead actress in the revamped musical film A Star Is Born. With the commercial success of the film’s soundtrack, Gaga became the first woman to achieve five #1 US albums in this decade. No stranger to social media, the superstar with close to 200M combined platform followers uses her networks in promotion of advocacy. A powerful voice for LGBTQ+ rights, and anti-bullying, Lady Gaga called upon her 77M+ Twitter followers in 2018 to spread the #WontBeErased campaign.

Lady Gaga's best work on social

https://www.instagram.com/p/BsCB4GKFz68/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BpIC16RHBzN/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BlHQRhAnfpD/

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.