THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

Special Project

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From the 13th Annual Shorty Awards

MTV's 2020 Video Music Awards

Winner in Live Event Coverage

Finalist in Live Events

About this entry

The MTV Video Music Awards have been making music history for over 25 years. And in the midst of a global pandemic, the 2020 show was no different. In a year where the entire digital team worked remotely, we strived to keep the VMAs at the forefront of pop culture relevance with innovative tactics and unique experiences. Challenged to continue a long legacy of shattering expectations, we endeavored to craft unique content strategies for every social platform, create more opportunities for engagement, and find new ways to connect fans with the artists they love.

Why does this entry deserve to win?

In a year like no other, the VMAs aspired to bring joy, music and legendary performances to fans. On social, we aimed to go the extra mile with authentic, affecting coverage that resonated with our audience and artists alike, and offered more opportunities to engage and connect. And it goes without saying - we were determined to spread the word that the VMAs were about to BRING THE MUSIC.

 

THE VMAs ARE COMING: Awareness & Excitement

 

SHOW TIME! Real-time Engagement & Wall-To-Wall Coverage

 

AFTER THE SHOW: In Case You Missed It

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Video for MTV's 2020 Video Music Awards

Entrant Company / Organization Name

ViacomCBS

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