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 Lifestyle

Many people want to live a life filled with cutting edge fashion in trendy looking homes, but it’s hard to make this fantasy a reality. Through blogs, Instagram feeds, streaming or YouTube, these innovators are living their best lives, and showcasing it on social.


Brendan Fallis
Named one of the “15 Hottest Men To Follow On Instagram” by MSN Lifestyle, Canadian DJ and entrepreneur Brendan Fallis is spinning and styling his way to lifestyle icon. After his collab with Kate Moss, the ruggedly handsome star caught the fashion world’s eye, launching himself new forays as a model and style guru. From appearances in GQ and Vogue, to Re...
Kurt Ji
Kurt Dacheng Ji of BloggersBoyfriend.com is escalating bachelordom to new levels of luxury. The Australia-based creative director, and men’s fashion blogger lauded by GQ jet-sets his online fanbase to exotic locales, showcasing self portraits and global destinations. Often joined by fellow bloggers, Kurt explorates of the world from Milan to Marrakech, sh...
Lexie Lombard
YouTube sensation Lexie Lombard vlogs from the heart, fostering a devoted viewership of 410K+ subscribers by offering earnest explorations on life, struggles and coming of age discoveries. Opening up about relatable topics, Lexie preaches hard work and self-love first, combining lifestyle and beauty vlogs on topics like “21 Things I Learned at 21”, with c...
Marianna Hewitt
With the motivating mentality “someone out there is doing the thing you want to do—why can't it be you?” the self-made Marianna Elizabeth Hewitt is an inspiration for all out-of-the-box dreamers. Jumping from Ohio to pursue her dreams in LA, Marianna has become the lifestyle blogger and vlogger behind LifeWithMe.com, inspiring fans with beauty products, D...
Ryan Clark
Adventurer and menswear icon Timothy Ryan Clark is sipping and styling his way through the streets of NY. A med student turned global lifestyle expert, the High Fashion Living founder operates by the credo, “do well, live well, and dress really well.” To his 160K+ strong Instagram network and “High Fashion Men” page with nearly 3M followers, Ryan struts h...
From the mountains of Utah to NYC, “boho rocker chic” Tessa Barton places her stamp on all her life’s adventures. With a bachelor of fine arts photography emphasis, love of travel, music and all things lifestyle, Tessa found the perfect medium on Instagram. With a style and myriad looks from romantic pastoral to 80s new wave coupled with trademark terra 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 11th annual shorty awards will be held may 5, 2019 in nyc.