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.


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.

Jonathan Van Ness

Finalist in Celebrity

About Jonathan Van Ness

"America’s fiercest sweetheart" Jonathan Van Ness has hair-tossed himself into celebrity status, quickly becoming one of the most beloved personalities of beauty pop culture. Jonathan’s viral appeal quickly catapulted him to celebrity status as the grooming expert host role on Netflix’s Queer Eye. Jonathan slayed 2019, releasing a New York Times bestselling book Over the Top and making waves when he out publicly as non-binary and HIV positive. Jonathan is a powerful voice for LGBTQ community and social justice advocacy, taking to his nearly 5M Instagram and 810K+ Twitter followers to share his truths and support his fans.

Jonathan Van Ness's best work on social

https://www.instagram.com/p/B5iQO5rgGxL/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B4TqIM_AYji/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B25AlNJAk5G/

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.