13th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media and digital channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Best Overall YouTube Presence

YouTube is a leading platform for brands, organizations and institutions producing video content that makes people laugh, learn and understand a brand's essence and personality. Unlike Best use of YouTube, this award honors a brand's year-round presence.

See previous winners and honorees here.


The objective of AdoramaTV is to empower creators with the confidence to do what they love. As creators ourselves, we inspire others in the photography, videography and audio industries to be the best they can possibly be in their craft through our inspirational, educational and engaging content.From studio lighting, video, and the newest cameras …
Lip Sync Battle
To capitalize on the popularity and pop culture cache of Lip Sync Battle, super serving fans of both LSB and guest stars to grow our organic fanbase and capitalize on chatter.
The Young Turks
The Young Turks recently celebrated 12 years of livestreaming on YouTube, making it the longest running show online. The daily show, covering news and politics, prides itself in speaking truth to power and delivers the news, "To pursue truth, drive social change, and become a digital campfire around the world."
UpUpDownDown YouTube Channel
WWE looked to expand the reach of its digital presence with the launch of UpUpDownDown, a YouTube channel dedicated solely to video gaming. Hosted by WWE Superstar Xavier Woods — operating under the alias of Austin Creed — the channel is targeted at WWE's expansive crossover audience of sports-entertainment supporters and gamers while attracting n…
WWE YouTube
The action of WWE doesn't end when the final bell rings on Raw or when the credits roll on our E! reality series "Total Divas." It continues on WWE on YouTube where WWE's worldwide fan base can catch up on match highlights, enjoy original content featuring their favorite Superstars, and watch live-streaming content from some of WWE's biggest event…


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, Snapchat, and the rest of the social web.

shorty awards finalists will be announced in mid-march!