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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

Merrell Twins

Finalist in YouTube Ensemble

About Merrell Twins

22 year old identical twins Vanessa and Veronica Merrell have taken the internet by storm, breaking out at social media sensations on nearly every platform. With widespread popularity on Vine, YouNow, 1M+ Instagram followers and another 220K+ fans on Twitters, the dynamic duo grew their YouTube by over 1M subscribers in 2018, ending the year with a nearly 4M subs and some of the most viral moments of the year. It’s no wonder the twins who “love to make people laugh and inspire others to never give up” are so beloved, with their positive attitudes and ability to turn any frown upside down.

Merrell Twins'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.