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.


Nominated in Animal


As famous Insta-pets go, few are as talented or as fabulously furry as Maya the Samoyed. This year, she’s spent time snacking, , overcoming the #invisiblechallenge, and bringing joy to the world. A truly remarkable year, Maya ended 2019 approaching a remarkable 2M fans on Instagram, 200K+ on Twitter, and found incredible success on YouTube, adding over 1M fans during the year. Maya has found a lot of success on YouTube with her ASMR series, as millions have tuned in to watch their favorite fluffy eater munch on everything from vegetables to pasta to proteins.

MAYA THE SAMOYED's best work on social

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2L6MTNouw0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEJJmebTLEs https://www.instagram.com/p/B1ojsXwnovi/

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.