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.

David LaChapelle

Nominated in Arts

About David LaChapelle

David LaChapelle has been a big name in the arts world for years, continuing to redefine himself by working with some of the hottest artists and biggest celebrities on the planet. Coming off a year when he worked with rapper Travis Scott on the album cover for his new record Astroland, 2019 was another smash hit for David LaChapelle. The world renowned photographer of celebrity and fame curated the imagery for the Washington Post’s luxury issue, a concept that he gave a twist by exploring "luxury" from an non-material sense. David has 390K+ followers on Instagram and he regularly generates over 20K likes on posts from his impassioned fanbase.

David LaChapelle's best work on social

https://www.instagram.com/p/BuOs0m7FwhJ/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B1XMLGqFprV/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BwNb7d4lh-Q/

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.