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.

Paula Abdul

Nominated in Celebrity

About Paula Abdul

Dominating the internet with dance moves at 57 years young, Paula Abdul is proving she’s #ForeverYourGirl. In her first awards show performance in 29 years, the musical icon and former American Idol judge flaunted jaw-dropping dance moves for the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. Breaking the internet with her literally iconic performance, Paula’s adoring fans took to Twitter in praise and support. Paula’s ongoing advocacy for the LGBTQ+ community across platforms inspired her 2019 opening performance for LA Pride Festival and earned her an Ariadne Getty Ally Award at the GLAAD Gala in San Francisco, something she shared and celebrated with her 2M+ Twitter and 280K+ Instagram followers.

Paula Abdul's best work on social

https://www.instagram.com/p/BxAmFuVA6H9/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Bx3B07OlOCN/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B30P45MA3n5/

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.