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 Instagrammer of the Year

People are always finding new and improved ways to entertain their fans on Instagram. These 12 instagrammers went above and beyond, using the platform in extraordinary ways. Some accounts make us laugh, some make us cry, and some make us wonder what exactly it is we’re looking at. But these engaging and creative accounts have stood out this past year.

If you’re a brand looking for recognition for your use of Instagram, enter the Best on Instagram Shorty Award.

Nominees

finalist
@andrewknapp
Like a furry Where’s Waldo?, Andrew Knapp has the cybersphere looking for his border collie in all …
@beijing_silvermine
French artist and collector Thomas Sauvin created an iconic imagery compendium capturing China post…
@garyjanetti
Gary Janetti, “writer and person” who provides the devilish voice behind the sassy Prince George” I…
finalist
@gryffindior
The witches and wizards from Harry Potter stepped up their look via this imaginative account, provi…
@isteef
Instagram is going bananas for Stephan Brusche’s art. His work was declared by Time as “the visual …
finalist
@itsjojosiwa
15 year old bubbly sensation JoJo Siwa is infusing Instagram in a world of cotton candy color. The …
finalist
@olympiaohanian
Just one year old, Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian’s baby Olympia is already taking social media…
finalist
@punk_history
For centuries, art has served as a very serious reflection of the state of the world, with each imp…
winner
@rickeythompson
The self-proclaimed “chocolate god” with contagious smile, Rickey Thompson is dominating social onc…
@sarashakeel
A career coated in crystal, Sara Shakeel embarking upon an iconic series of collaged Instagram imag…
@thehungrygentleman
NY chef with a passion for food and shoes, Kevin Thai is on a global quest for the most insta-worth…
@tinycactus
South Korean artist living in New York, KangHee Kim is inspiring double taps through unshackled por…