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 Influencer and Celebrity Multi-Platform Campaign

This award honors the best integration of an influencer, celebrity or ambassador as part of a social media marketing campaign. Integrations may include takeovers, partnerships, or sponsorships, among others.

See previous winners and honorees here.
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2018 MTV EMA Social Insiders
MTV International's MTV EMA is one of the biggest global music events of the year that celebrates the hottest artists from around the world. The MTV EMA brings music fans a unique, multi-platform exper...
Aloft Hotels presents: EMERGING, an original content series
• To raise awareness of Aloft Hotels as the hotel brand for music makers and music lovers • To create influencer- and musician-led content that engages Aloft's self-expresser audience and communicates ...
Battlefield V
For nearly 20 years, EA's Battlefield series has been a pillar of the first-person-shooting game arena. With cutting-edge graphics, action-packed settings, and fiercely competitive company, Battlefield...
Can't Judge a Book
Mastercard has been a sponsor of the GRAMMYs for years, tying our passion for music with music's biggest night and celebration. But, we noticed a disturbing trend. While the biggest night in music tend...
CheapCaribbean's Vacation Envy
CheapCaribbean.com is the leading online travel agency specializing in beach vacations to the Caribbean, Mexico, South and Central America with a true passion for travel. Often top-of-mind for budget c...
Dan TDM Breaks the Internet
Rubber Republic & our "Remarkable Builds" collaborative series have been the catalyst for an increasingly fruitful partnership between eBay & Disney.In plain English, eBay UK & Disney have form doing h...
Discover L.A. with Daniel Henney
To promote Los Angeles as the premier destination for leisure travel by creating engaging social media content that resonates with our target markets domestically and around the world.South Korea was i...
Double Dare with Liza Koshy
With Liza Koshy attached to the revival of Nickelodeon's Double Dare, we had a unique opportunity to connect a beloved show with one of the most relevant stars of this generation. Liza was uniquely sui...
Dream In Black
AT&T wanted to create a long-term communications platform geared towards the African American community, positioning the brand as the go-to premium service for wireless, internet, and entertainment tha...
Hinch is...A Fish out of Water
In order to better capitalize on Arrow's sponsorship of No. 5 IndyCar driver, James Hinchcliffe, the social media team was tasked with finding new ways to work with – and highlight – James in a way tha...
Monster Mash
From school functions to trick-or-treat night, the Stop & Shop target customer needs creative inspiration to make Halloween special. We were asked to reach new audiences on Instagram by providing tips,...
Nike, Collab, and C+C: Nike Young Athletes "Just Do It" Pep Talks
NIKE introduced its iconic tagline "Just Do It" in 1988. Over the past 30 years, it has come to represent the brand's indominable spirit and become a rallying cry for athletes chasing their dreams.To c...
Pizza Hut 'Hometown Heroes' (Produced by Verizon Media)
Establish Pizza Hut as the official pizza for football fans and create an emotional connection through content, all at scale.
Porsche and Resolution Media Drive High Social Engagement with Special Edition of Carpool Karaoke
In order to boost awareness around the launch of the new Porsche Cayenne, Porsche partnered with CBS's "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and Maroon 5 lead singer, Adam Levine, to feature the Cayen...
Seize the Awkward
Suicide is the second leading cause of death amongst young adults and for every youth suicide, it is estimated that 100 – 200 attempts are made.Young adulthood is a critical time in a person's life whe...
VH1 Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party + Hidden Valley Ranch
VH1 partnered with Hidden Valley Ranch to create a 360 convergent program tied to the season premiere of Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party (M&S) to showcase the product versatility of Hidden Valley...
Vacations are Good for You with Doctor Mike Varshavski
Endless sunshine. Natural wonder. Legendary theme parks. If you can dream it, you can do it in Kissimmee. Central Florida has been a storied family vacation spot for decades, but Experience Kissimmee f...
WILL IT CLOG?
Sadly, drain openers are not often the most sought after cleaning products. Research has shown that the decision to purchase a particular drain opener is made closest to the shelf. And, Liquid-Plumr®'s...

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