11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

See below for official categories. Entries close and voting ends on February 21st, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.

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.

Shane Dawson

Winner in YouTuber of the Year

About Shane Dawson

Regarded as one of YouTube’s first big stars, phenom Shane Dawson is branching out from his trademark parody and prank posts into a world of investigative documentary journalism. Shane profiled some of YouTube’s most popular and most controversial influencers this past year, from Jeffree Star to Tana Mongeau to Jake Paul. Shane’s inquiry into fellow creators captivated the collective inquisitive minds of YouTube viewers. Rapidly garnering awards and acclaim with each new influencer profile, Shane is pivoting his longtime YouTube success into a whole new chapter of creation.

Shane Dawson'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 11th annual shorty awards will be held may 5, 2019 in nyc.