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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

Lucas the Spider

Finalist in Animal

About Lucas the Spider

While these eight-legged creatures usually inspire gasps and fear, Lucas the Spider isn’t your average creepy crawly. An animated jumping spider created by former Joshua Slice and voiced by his young nephew, Lucas is an adorable little critter created to help cure children’s fear of spiders by introducing the animal in a cuter, less terrifying manner. The arachnid became wildly popular on YouTube, snaring more than 200M views and crossing the 2M subscriber mark in mere months. The episodes, which last under a minute, find Lucas on an adventure around the house doing anything from playing music to looking for a friend.

Lucas the Spider'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.