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12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

You may vote for each nominee once per day, every day until February 20th, 2020.
The regular deadline for brands & organizations to enter their work is on February 6th, 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

The Chi

Nominated in TV Show

About The Chi

The Chi is a Showtime drama series that explores the complexities of living and growing up on the South Side of Chicago from the brilliant mind of Lena Waithe. Co-executively produced by rapper Common, a Chicago native himself, the show was highly anticipated and met with widespread acclaim, becoming Showtime’s biggest series premiere since 2016. It has been described as the “optimistic companion to the Wire” by critics and generated a devoted following on Twitter, with the response to the show being so strong that Showtime to cut a promo highlighting people discussing how the series touches on the Black experience. Going into its second season, it is sure to be on many people’s must-watch lists for the year to come.

The Chi'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 REGULAR deadline FOR BRANDS AND ORGANIZATIONS to enter the shorty awards is on thursday, FEB 6TH.