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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

Ryland Adams

Winner in Vlogger of the Year

About Ryland Adams

Few people had more exciting years than Ryland Adams, who gained over 2M subscribers throughout 2018. Enjoying the big year with his boyfriend, fellow YouTube sensation Shane Dawson, the happy couple ended the year on a strong note, purchasing a new house and releasing a vlogged tour of their new digs in December. In July, Ryland posted his most popular video to date, called “I WORE JEFFREE STAR'S CLOTHES FOR A WEEK!” which received 8M+ views. 2018 was Ryland’s year, and it’s only up from here.

Ryland Adams'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.