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 TikToker

About theewilliam45

William Spearman is giving the internet plenty of reasons to be his friend. Born with a tumor covering his right eye, this TikTok star known for his sketch comedy has warmed the cyberspace with his positivity, not letting his "cool kid infection" not getting the best of him. William’s friendly attitude is perfect for the TikTok masses, with his "Reasons to be my friend" video. William’s quirky dance moves met with friend recruitment slogans "I’m a cool person," "I’ll share my food with you" took TikTok by storm, earning 3M+ page followers and 80M+ likes. William continues to inspire with self-love and fun, proclaiming "I have a tumor, but I still enjoy life."

theewilliam45's best work on social

https://www.tiktok.com/@theewilliam45/video/6778970654420012293 https://www.tiktok.com/@theewilliam45/video/6780471946988637446 https://www.instagram.com/p/B1eg-P0gJZZ/

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.