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.


Finalist in Twitch Streamer of the Year

About ZeRo

Gonzalo “ZeRo” Barrios is a prolific Super Smash Bros. Ultimate streamer and perennial Smash powerhouse, with dozens of major championships under his belt to go with his massive 420,000+ following on Twitch. Barrios is perhaps best-known for his 56-event winning streak in SSB4, setting 2 Guinness world records. ZeRo, who has now become a full-time streamer, found himself at top-3 in viewership in December 2018. On-stream, his positive personality, unrivaled skill at Smash, and willingness to be blunt and honest combine to form a highly entertaining and engaging experience for his audience. He isn't afraid to be outside of the mold of what's normal for an online personality, and constantly brings out content that's different from others in the field.

ZeRo'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.