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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

Peter McKinnon

Winner in Breakout YouTuber of the Year

About Peter McKinnon

In blades of grass, photographer and videographer Peter McKinnon has found his calling. Given a camera for being part of his sister’s wedding party, Peter’s initial macro shots of grass captivated him into a passionate endeavor dedicating wholeheartedly to the pursuit of photography. Now with nearly 3M+ subscribers on his channel the Canadian creator and digital entrepreneur is an internationally acclaimed creator, using his platform to help others pursue their passions. Peter’s editing tutorials, offer visually stunning bits of savvy advice for any creative, proving that by “taking the passion and putting it first, everything else follows.”

Peter McKinnon'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.