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 YouTube Musician

About DSharp

Derryck Gleaton, aka DSharp, is a violinist who posts a combination of original music and killer covers to his YouTube channel. His unique sound blends modern sounds like hip-hop and electronic beats with the classical sounds more often associated with the violin. Derryck has clearly found the recipe that works, growing his youtube following to 1.25M+ subscribers by dropping covers like "Better" by Khalid, which received over 1M views. As he says in his bio, "Make sure you subscribe for the dopest violin songs and covers you've ever heard." And he certainly doesn’t disappoint, showcasing his wide range of musical abilities throughout his various videos.

DSharp's best work on social

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LF6rEyMAUz4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQCZ7vz8Aew https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JG-vV_uQJR4

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.