ENTER THE 2021 SHORTY IMPACT AWARDS

Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

Social Campaigns

Community

Arts & Culture

Civic Engagement

Disability Awareness

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Gender Equality

Education & Community

Financial Literacy

Public Safety

Youth & Family

Environment

Conservation & Preservation

Sustainability & Renewable Energy

Social & Racial Justice

Animal Rights & Welfare

Humanitarian Aid & Developing Nations

Social Justice & Human Rights

Racial Justice

Veteran & Service Support

Health & Wellness

Fitness & Nutrition

Mental Health

Public Health

Reproductive Health

Grassroots

Grassroots Efforts

Self-Defined (Social Campaigns)

Self-Defined

Social Presence

Single-Platform

Clubhouse

Discord

Facebook

Instagram

LinkedIn

Pinterest

Reddit

Snapchat

TikTok

Triller

Tumblr

Twitch

Twitter

YouTube

Multi-Platform

Multi-Platform

Emerging Platform

Emerging Platform

Social Hit

Single Post or Activation (viral)

Clapback

Social Engagement

Community Management

Community Management

Engagement Tools

Access & Rewards

Call to Action

Chatbots

Contests

Gamification

Polls & Surveys

Integrated Experiences

Fundraising

Live Events

Shopping

Television

Real Time Response

Real Time Response

User Generated Content

User Generated Content

Self-Defined (Social Engagement)

Self-Defined

Social Partnerships

Brand Partnership

Celebrity Partnership

Entertainment Partnership

Influencer Partnership

Non-Profit Partnership

2021 SHORTY PHENOM AWARDS

Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

Individuals

Account Management

Analytics

Animation

Art Direction

Brand Marketing

Campaign Management

Communications

Community Management

Copywriting

Creative Direction

Culture

Data Analysis

Design

Editing

Illustration

Partnership Management

Photography

Production

Project Management

Public Relations

Research

Sales

Strategy

Talent Management

Self-Defined

Team

Account Team

Analytics Team

Client Team

Communications Team

Community Team

Content Team

Creative Team

Culture Team

Design Team

Legal Team

Marketing Team

Partnership Team

PR Team

Production Team

Research Team

Sales Team

Social Media Team

Strategy Team

Video Team

Self-Defined

Leader

Account Team Leader

Analytics Team Leader

Client Team Leader

Communications Team Leader

Community Team Leader

Content Team Leader

Creative Team Leader

Culture Team Leader

Design Team Leader

Legal Team Leader

Marketing Team Leader

Partnership Team Leader

PR Team Leader

Production Team Leader

Research Team Leader

Sales Team Leader

Social Media Team Leader

Strategy Team Leader

Video Team Leader

Self-Defined

Voice

Clubhouse Voice

Discord Voice

Facebook Voice

Instagram Voice

LinkedIn Voice

Pinterest Voice

Reddit Voice

TikTok Voice

Triller Voice

Tumblr Voice

Twitter Voice

YouTube Voice

From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Twitch Streamer of the Year

Twitch is a gamer’s paradise. With the ability to watch some of the top-ranked gamers in the world live, Twitch has seen a significant uptick in users. Through exquisite gameplay, interactions with their fans and utilization of the platform, these 12 Twitch streamers set themselves apart from the rest of their competitive field.

Are you a brand or agency wanting to be recognized for your work in this field? Enter for Best Live Streaming Video for Brands & Organizations.

Finalists

finalist
Deadmau5
You may know Joel Thomas Zimmerman better as deadmau5, but did you know the mega-popular DJ is also a world-class gamer? That’s right, deadmau5 hosts one of the biggest accounts on Twitch, posting well over 200 streams in 2017 and growing to 315K+ followers on the streaming service by the end of the year. Somehow, the globe-trotting performer find…
finalist
Jenna & Julien
Jenna Marbles and Julien Solomita are everywhere! As if being one of the cutest couples on YouTube wasn’t enough, the social media sensations created a Twitch account to bring the internet even more of their amazing chemistry. While Julien does the majority of the gameplay and commentary, Jenna is always seated right next to him, providing her own…
finalist
LoserFruit
Don’t let her username fool you—there is nothing about Kathleen that is a loser, despite the claim that she’s “failing her way to success.” She gained over 180K followers on Twitch in 2017, and also appeared on 60 Minutes this year to discuss the gaming world, as she has become such an important part of it. The Australian live streams a wide varie…
finalist
ProfessorBroman
Best friend to all, the funny and positive ProfessorBroman—aka Ben Broman—is largely known for his Destiny gameplays and commentary streams. In 2017, Ben’s Twitch account grew by nearly 100K followers while receiving nearly 5M views throughout the year. His channel is frequently one of the top trending streams on Twitch, with his popularity leadin…
finalist
Shroud
He’s a man with a lot of names. Born Michael Grzesiek, he is perhaps best known by his gamer name Shroud, or by his moniker “The King of Reddit.” He’s also a member of the world-renowned competitive gaming team Cloud9, which has helped him become one of the most popular PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Counter Strike: Global Offensive players on …

Nominees

Aphromoo
Aphromoo, born Zaqueri Black, has become one of the most popular gamers on the planet. He plays Support in League of Legends, and is one of the best at his position in the world. The gaming pro made headlines when he signed with 100 Thieves late in 2017, after splitting with his longtime team Counter Logic Gaming—a move that got extensive coverage from ESPN…
Faker
It’s likely that Faker had the single biggest year in the history of Twitch streamers in 2017. Before joining the platform, the South Korean gamer dropped out of high school to pursue a career playing League of Legends, becoming part of the SK Telecom T1 team and winning over $1M in prize money from various competitions around the world. But, in 2017, he de…
Grimmmz
Grimmmz loves video games, and thinks you should too. If you want to see an expert play a plethora of first person shooter games, look no further than his Twitch channel. Mr. Grimmmz, aka Brian Rincon, streams whatever game he’s feeling that day (occasionally for over 12 hours at a time), though he is best known for his PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds gamepla…
KayPeaLoL
If you’re looking for extraordinary League of Legends gameplay with quirky, silly commentary, look no further than KayPeaLoL! The gamer, whose real name is Kelsie, initially came to Twitch in college, when she struggled to fit her 4-6 hours of daily League of Legends play in with her school work, social life, and part time job. Towards the end of 2017, she …
Kitty Plays
The world of professional gaming isn’t often thought of as a supportive, uplifting one. But Kristen Valnicek, aka KittyPlays, is here to change that, gaming and streaming her way to the 75th most followed account on Twitch. Her popularity on the platform led to an appearance at VidCon in 2017 about live streaming and how success on Twitch changed her life. …
nl_Kripp
Born Octavian Morosan, the Canadian gamer nl_Kripp is the 35th most-followed Twitch streamer, also boasting over 180M total views on the platform. Streaming live every day at 11PM EST, Octavian—known as Kripp to his fans—plays Hearthstone for roughly five hours each night. In January 2017, he achieved 1st place in the inaugural Top 100 monthly leaderboard f…