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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

Shantell Martin

Winner in Art

About Shantell Martin

Shantell Martin’s existential art seeks the answer to the age-old question Who are you. From feelings of alienation to messages of empowerment, the internationally acclaimed artist known for her iconic black and white abstracts uses her power for reflection and realization. Bringing her hundreds of thousands of social media followers along on her adventures through “A Week In the Life”, YouTube vlogs, art installs and high profile collabs including Kendrick Lamar, 1800 Tequila and Tiffany And Co., Shantell additionally advocates her political beliefs through art, including #metoomovement dedicated drawings and a voice against cultural brand appropriation.

Shantell Martin'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.