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.

Subway Creatures

Nominated in Meme/Parody Account

About Subway Creatures

Shortly after arriving in New York in 2010, Rick McGuire started documenting the wild things he saw riding the subway on an Instagram account called Subway Creatures. Over the course of several years, he has built up an audience that now reaching more than 2M followers and changed the way people view public transit in the Big Apple. In 2019, Rick left his TV day job and started curating the feed full time. In addition, he was featured in a profile from NYC’s NY1. Subway Creatures also went viral several times for everything from people in whacky costumes to hilarious book covers to celebrity look-alikes.

Subway Creatures's best work on social

https://www.instagram.com/p/B5-gMM9gFDJ/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B4NIQDGgieE/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B2ory2WA5pH/

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.