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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

Nyle DiMarco

Finalist in Activism

About Nyle DiMarco

The first deaf winner of both America's Next Top Model and Dancing With the Stars, Kyle DiMarco uses online media as advocacy and awareness platforms. To his roughly 3M followers, Nyle has fostered accessible and engaging forums for disability discourse and education, from guy-next-door charming social media commentary to politically-fueled get out the vote activism, to recent educational YouTube ASL lesson series. A proud “sexually fluid” influencer and staunch supporter of equal rights, the Gay Times cover model is additionally helping to break stigmas in the LGBTQ+ community, working to spark global conversation for disabled and queer individuals.

Nyle DiMarco'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.