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.

Strange Planet

Nominated in Instagrammer

About Strange Planet

Making first contact on Instagram early 2019, illustrator Nathan Pyle’s little blue aliens have been quickly making their mark. On his "Strange Planet" account, Nathan’s posts follow inquisitive aliens trying to make sense of our earth, and replicate human actions and emotions. His quirky cartoons attained viral success of galactic proportions, with 5M+ Instagram followers in less than one year. The quirky aliens spawned a universe of viral memes, regularly warming the hearts of the humans followers. Now with a 2019-released New York Times #1 bestselling book and global media acclaim, Strange Planet is shining a kind light on humanity and all its eccentricities.

Strange Planet's best work on social

https://www.instagram.com/p/B5iIgNNFjDx/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B6w9Pk0lxaD/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B5p3G8AFwNN/

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.