THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

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From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards Best Celebrity

While celebs from all walks of life grace the internet with their presence, every year certain people stand out for the positive impact and undeniable efforts using their platform to improve the world. These actors, directors, artists, or even non-human humans, showing their lives on social can improve people’s lives on a daily basis.

If you’re a brand looking for recognition for your use of social media in this space, enter the Best Ambassador & Celebrity Campaign Shorty Award.

Nominees

Common
A hip hop artist famous in conscious rap circles for sophisticated and poetic wordplay, Common has …
Deepika Padukone
India’s highest paid actress, Deepika Padukone is one of the biggest stars on all of social media. …
Eddie Huang
Author, chef, restaurateur, and media personality Eddie Huang has led the popularization of foodie …
finalist
Joe Biden
Former senator and the 47th vice president of the United States Joe Biden is one of the most recogn…
Jon M. Chu
Already an established Hollywood director, Jon M. Chu was one of the biggest names of 2018, with th…
finalist
Jonah Hill
Jonah Hill is a household name for his many years as a mainstream comedic actor, but in recent year…
winner
Kathy Griffin
If you have any questions as to why Kathy Griffin is self the described “Mayor of Zero F**Ksville”,…
finalist
Lil Miquela
Miquela Sousa, aka Lil Miquela, is a 19 year old internet sensation who has 1.5M+ followers on Inst…
finalist
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon has long been one of America’s favorite leading actresses, appearing in iconic fi…
finalist
Russell Brand
Russell Brand takes his role as a public figure seriously. Look at his social media presence and yo…
Whoopi Goldberg
An actress, comedian, activist, author and talk show host, Whoopi Goldberg’s powerful and unapologe…
Yoko Ono
One of the most important avant garde artists of the 20th century, Yoko Ono hasn’t slowed down in t…