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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

The Try Guys

Winner in YouTube Ensemble

About The Try Guys

For comedy quartet The Try Guys, finding joy is all about the attempt. Launching their quest with BuzzFeed, Keith Habersberger, Ned Fulmer, Zach Kornfeld, and Eugene Lee Yang have since achieved billions of views across social media platforms, including an offshoot 9-episode YouTube Red series, Squad Wars, in 2017. In 2018 they broke off from BuzzFeed to turn indie with their own production company, 2nd Try LLC., crossing the 5M subscriber mark this New Year’s Eve 2018. Their endeavors including corset-wearing, labor pain simulation, pie baking without a recipe and wearing acrylic nails. Their multi million viewed videos offer hilarious takes on everyday tasks.

The Try Guys'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.