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.

Karl Shakur

Nominated in Travel

About Karl Shakur

The world as captured by travel photographer Karl Shakur is truly magical. Only a few short years since unwrapping his first camera on Christmas Day, Karl has produced some of the most jaw-dropping photography to grace the internet. A visual artist and architectural designer, Karl’s trained artist’s eye has quickly earned him status as a globally acclaimed photographer and coveted collaborator. His ability to capture the perfect image has earned an Instagram following of 350K+ fans, in addition to a PolarPro Presents documentary entitled "Karl Shakur - Get Out There." Karl’s ongoing life-meets-art endeavors serve as continual inspiration for fans to "Stay Adventurous Dear Friends."

Karl Shakur's best work on social

https://www.instagram.com/p/B1yhznEHw-8/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B3Zt7-2na6L/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B3j91y9nnJ5/

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 WAS on thursday, FEB 20TH.