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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 was on Thursday, February 20th, 2020.

Influencers

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.

12th Annual Influencer Nominees

Arts & Entertainment

Actor

Angela Bassett Barbie Ferreira Bex Taylor-Klaus Billy Porter Brie Larson Hunter Schafer Jason Statham Jharrel Jerome Naomi Scott Rebel Wilson Sophie Turner Topher Grace

Comedy

Aidy Bryant Arturo Castro Lamorne Morris Trevor Wallace Nasim Pedrad Nicole Byer Nikki Glaser Randall Park Ramy Youssef Trevor Noah Wanda Sykes Whitney Cummings

Music

AJR Anderson.Paak Billie Eilish Brandi Carlile J Balvin Lil' Nas X Lizzo Missy Elliott Mike Posner Celine Dion Blanco Brown TWICE

Celebrity

Adam Sandler Beyoncé Blake Griffin David Beckham Demi Lovato Jonathan Van Ness Keke Palmer Michael Strahan Jennifer Aniston Paula Abdul Tessa Thompson Zendaya

Dance

Benny The Bull DexRated Ghetto Spiderman Salif Gueye Izzy and Easton JenyBSG King's United Nappy Tabs Phil Wright Harper Watters Sherrie Silver Team Naach

Sports

Alex Rodriguez Allyson Felix Amanda Nunes Andy Ruiz Cathy Engelbert Coco Gauff Russell Westbrook Kliff Kingsbury Megan Rapinoe Morgan Hurd Simone Manuel Zion Williamson

Content of the Year

Emoji

🇦🇺 Australian Flag 🥱 Boooooring 🦥 Sloth 🤏 Just a little bit 🦾 Super strong 🧞‍♂️ Aladdin 🧟 Z-z-zombie! 🧑‍🦯👩‍🦯 Assisted Walking 🦦 Otter chillin' ☄️ Comet 🌬 Mother nature's wind 🎰 Winner winner!

Instagram

Beyoncé on shoes Jessica Simpson's Foot John Mayer's bottle cap kick Julie Ertz: World Champion Lizzo post AMAs Now we're Friends on Instagram too! Ramen can fix anything Ryan Seacrest 10 year challenge Skyscraper dominos The pack survived Will Smith getting to 50M followers World Record Egg Post

Gif

And I Oop Angry Colton Fence Jump Desus & Mero Nope Dog Yes Idris Elba on Hot Ones Khalid Happy Dance Killing Eve Popcorn Lady Gaga Eye Roll Magic Johnson Head Shake Marsai Martin at the BET Awards Tesla's Bulletproof Window

Meme

Baby Yoda Sipping Tea Black Hole Close Up Gonna tell my kids... Gummy Adele It's a Baby! Making my way back home Mr. Sandman Challenge Ok Boomer Payphone Challenge Per my last email Sorry To This Man Woman Yells at Cat

Creative & Media

Animal

Alfie the Alpaca Hamilton the Hipster Cat Prissy_Pig The Notortoise BIG MacGyver the Lizard MAYA THE SAMOYED Pizzatoru Puddin Reagandoodle Tito the Raccoon Venus the Two Face Cat Waffles the Cat

Beauty

Letícia F Gomes Jessica Vu Wayne Goss Shalom Blac Dulce Candy Ariel Tejada Kheris Rogers Nikita Dragun xThuyLe donidarkowitz Learn with Lati Cohl's World

Food

Amirah Kassem Bad Birdy Erik Lamkin Feed Your Girlfriend Jessie Say Hey Juns Kitchen Matt Adlard Naturally.Jo One Meal A Day Salt To Taste Sam the Cooking Guy Y.Na

House & Home

Andre Luis Robeson Design Our Faux Farmhouse Jon Peters Hilton Carter Becki Owens Em Henderson Joanna Gaines Ryan Serhant Bobby Berk Farah Merhi Studio Mcgee

LGBTQ+ Account

Pattie Gonia Dom and Nick Edison Fan Rose and Rosie Ty Turner Jen Richards Lyss & Ce Leisha Hailey Jammi Dodger Rain Dove Asia Kate Dillon Eduardo Sánchez-Ubanell

Meme/Parody Account

Captain Andrew Luck Comments By Celebs Cory Richardson Death Star PR Dilfs of DisneyLand PigeonsDoingThings Sarcastic Rover Siduations So Sad Today sonny5ideup Subway Creatures Thoughts of Dog

Weird

The Nekci Menij Show Scoragami Pro Bird Rights SERIOUSLY STRANGE Jan Erichsen Joseph's Machines Sandro Giordano Antonio Mele ParryGrip Caitlin Doughty Buttered Side Down jackstauber

Arts

Adam Hillman Cindy Sherman Dave Pollot David LaChapelle Pablo Rochat Mike Bennett Art Odeith Paper Boyo Positively Present Cécile Dormeau Samantha Rothenberg strawberrypuffcake

Fashion

Aquaria Carmen Carrera Edgar Artis Luka Sabbat Mache275 Menswear Dog Parker Kit Hill Peepy and Mother Lee Ruth Carter Adut Akech Aaron Philip Tabria Majors

Health & Wellness

Buttery Bros Chloe Ting David Goggins Diary of a Fit Mommy Dr. Cody Hanish Hellah Sidibe The Sad Ghost Club Megan Jayne Crabbe Massy Arias Remy Morimoto Park Ron “Boss” Everline Wheels2Walking

Journalist

Ben Smith Caitlin Dickerson Fareed Zakaria Glenn Kessler Hannah Morales Jane Mayer Jim Waterson Jose Diaz-Balart Mina Kimes Mona Chalabi Stephen A. Smith Yamiche Alcindor

Lifestyle

Aaron Marino Aja Dang Raven Navera Chachi Gonzales Cherry Wallis Color Me Courtney Draya Michele Jose Zuniga Kristin Johns Les Do Makeup Matt D'Avella Thomas Frank

Parenting, Family and Kids

Carolyn Mara I Mom So Hard Kids Diana Show Stacys Toys Team 2 Moms The Bramfam The Bucket List Family The Rush Fam Through Our Eyes Vanessa Rivera Janene Crossley The McClure Family

Team Internet

Breakout YouTuber

Talia Mar DeJesus Custom Footwear Gavin Magnus Rey Rahimi Jennelle Eliana Jimmy Butler Jordyn Woods Lily Chee Magnet World Niko Omilana Noah Schnapp Supercar Blondie

TikToker

Avani Gregg Brittany_Broski Emmy Glitterandlazers JonathanBlogs Just Sul Mahogany Lox Howie Mandel ohnoitsdapopo Sammie Lewis theewilliam45 Dr. Tim

YouTube Comedian

Alexa Rivera Anna Akana CalebCity Eddy Burback Kiera Bridget KevOnStage Kyle Exum Lenarr Young Morgan Adams Not Even Emily Sarah Schauer Scott Cramer

YouTube Musician

DSharp BlackGryph0n Catie Turner Connie Talbot Einer Bankz LLusion Nahre Sol Pomplamoose Sam Tsui Kid Travis SethEverman Tash Sultana

Instagrammer

Adam Waheed Strange Planet Daniel Rueda + Anna Devis Ellen Sheidlin Florence Given Gab Bois Nicole McLaughlin Kevin Parry Laetitia KY Poorly Drawn Lines Wolfgang World Record Egg

Twitch Streamer

MrFreshAsian dakotaz Maria Lopez Fem Steph DeejayKnight XChocobars LilyPichu Annoying Loeya NickMercs AnneMunition EeveeA_

YouTube Ensemble

Beta Squad Squirmy and Grubs Dope or Nope Dwayne N Jazz F2Freestylers Kian and JC Montoya Twinz This is L&S Sam and Colby The Skin Deep Lele Pons and Twan Kuyper YouTwoTV

YouTuber

Andymation ContraPoints Eugenia Cooney Wengie Jarvis Johnson Jeffree Star Kayla Nicole Mr. Beast Psych IRL Roxxsaurus NikkieTutorials Vereena Sayed

Tech & Innovation

Activism

Amanda Nguyen Amandla Stenberg Bindi & Robert Irwin Greta Thunberg Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi José Andrés Dutee Chand Schuyler Bailar Nadya Okamoto Paul Nicklen and Cristina Mittermeier Shaymaa Ismaa’eel Sinéad Burke

Podcaster

Bill Simmons Conan O'Brien Emma Chamberlain Gaby Dunn Jack Wagner & Brandon Wardell Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey Jon Lovett Kid Fury and Crissle MKBHD Mo Rocca Nikole Hannah-Jones Ramona Shelburne

Gaming

Agent 00 Azzyland Inquisitor Master bugha GamingWithKev Gloom Jelly LazarBeam Miss_Rage NoisyButters Ryan Wyatt Vanoss Gaming

Travel

Carrie DeJong Haley Dasovich Matt Benfield Eva zu Beck Fearless & Far Indigo Traveller VagaBrothers Johnny Schaer Karl Shakur Maryjane Fly with Haifa Janni Olsson Deler

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 12th annual shorty awards will take place on may 3rd.