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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

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Winner in TV Show

About Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Social media can sometimes be the difference between a hit sitcom and cancelled show. Case in point, the fan favorite cop comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Facing low viewership but beloved by fans, Brooklyn Nine-Nine was brought back by public outcry, driven by devotees sharing their unhappiness with the from cancellation Twitter. Within two hours of the cancellation announcement, thousands of people including celebrities like Lin-Manuel Miranda got both “Brooklyn 99” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” trending, causing the show was picked up by NBC to start its fifth season in January 2019. Despite being a knockout comedy, the show also focuses on societal issues such as LGBTQ issues, discrimination within the police force.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine'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.