11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


See below for official categories. Entries close and voting ends on February 21st, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.

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.

Best in Gaming

Video games can be really fun, but can also bring the most patient people to the brink of madness. Thanks to these gamers, people can just sit back and relax, letting these pros do all the hard work. These nominees have stood out for their ability to blend their unique personalities with their gaming skills.

If you're a video game maker or marketer looking for recognition for your use of social media to promote games enter the the Best in Games Shorty Award.
Chris Smoove
“There's smooth, and then there's Chris Smoove!” Chris Smoove is one of the biggest names in YouTube gaming and commentary. Known for his characteristic autotunes, especially his “splash” catchphrase, ...
GLITCHXCITY
Game music remixer and Twitch streamer Courtney aka GLITCHXCITY made her name remixing tracks from Pokémon for her audience to stream. Her remixes have become quite the hit, as her audience of nearly 2...
GamingWithJen
Jennifer Flagg is “a 28 year old girl with a slight obsession with all things cute and girly.” So says her bio on the popular gaming YouTube GamingWithJen, where the Connecticut-native displays her mastery at popular games like Minecraft> and Roblox. Nearly 5M subscribers line up to watch Jen play games like Roblox with her husband Patrick aka PopularMMOs...
GeeSice
GeeSice is one of the top 2K players on the scene today. Last year, he famously made a big push toward the first legit 99 overall build, which he achieved right before 2018 started. That accomplishment...
KayKayEs
Your “friendly neighborhood YouTuber,” KayKayEs is known for his epic Madden skills. Since launching his channel in 2015, the 26 year old has built up a following of 600K+ YouTube Subscribers with vide...
Logdotzip
Logdotzip is one of the top channels on YouTube for Minecraft. This kid-friendly channel is hosted by Tyler Pappas, who shows how to craft in the game for both extremely advanced players and noobs alik...
Myth
Twitch streamer Ali Kabbani, aka Myth, had one crazy 2018 as he dominated his way through the gaming world. Over the course of the year, Ali’s YouTube subscriber count went from a healthy 20K to well o...
Roanoke Gaming
Video games are often thought of as fiction, but Roanoke Gaming his fans where biology and science intersect with the characters and worlds they love. Armed with a degree in biology, Roanoke Gaming cov...
Shesez
Most people play video games to win, but YouTube gaming sensation Shesez is here to help unearth hidden realms of games we thought we knew so well. Derrek, his real name, is best known for his series B...
Valkyrae
Twitch streamer and YouTube celeb Valkyrae is one of the most high profile gamers on the scene today with more than 610K+ followers on Twitch and another near 600K subscribers on YouTube. One of the most prolific Fortnite players in the biz, posting her best kills to her Instagram, with 1M+ followers. In some exciting news for Valkyrae, Nadeshot announced...
deligracy
No one plays the Sims quite like Deligracy, an Australian native who has an affinity for the popular video game series. With 800K+ YouTube subscribers who follow the worlds she crafts, and the characte...
laurenzside
Self-proclaimed "gaming comedian," Lauren currently has over 2.5 million subscribers on her LaurenZside YouTube channel who have laughed either with or at her over 600 million times. Lauren's content f...

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 Entry Deadline is February 21st, 2019