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 & Celebrity Instagram Campaign

This award honors the best integration of an influencer, celebrity or ambassador as part of a social media marketing campaign optimized for Instagram.

See previous winners and honorees here.
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#DCmoments City Guides
Our #DCmoments City Guides were designed as a unique digital amenity allowing existing and prospective guests to uncover the distinctive beauty and cultures woven throughout each of our iconic city hot...
2018 MTV Video Music Awards - Nominee Reveal
Each year, our roster of talented MTV Video Music Awards-nominated artists is more exciting than the last – and our announcement revealing those nominees to the world needs to follow suit in a BIG, inn...
Cal-Organic Farms: Cal-O Creators
Our objective was to build a low cost semi-exclusive evergreen ambassador program, leveraging and empowering real brand advocates to champion our brand and product in their communities with product fee...
Hulu's Hard Sun: Gunpowder Art
Increased reach around a new series property through influencer extension that aligns with the theme of the series.
Social Media Magic with iHeartRadio and Julius Dein
iHeartRadio wanted to combine the magic of Vegas, the internet's obsession with magic tricks, and the influential power of magician Julius Dein to create never-before-seen moments at the 2018 iHeartRad...
The 2018 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball "Subway Dance-Off"
iHeartRadio wanted to capture the spirit of New York City backstage at the 2018 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball concert at Madison Square Garden. By teaming up with legendary and influential NYC subway dance c...

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