THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Music

Music is a central part of human culture. It surrounds us almost at all times and it’s amazing to have an inside look at the incredible artists responsible for filling the world with music. Whether they’re posting BTS shots from their tours, or photos of them in the studio, or even chatting with fans on Twitter - these nominees have exhibited exemplary use of social media amongst their peers.

If you’re a brand looking for recognition for your use of social media in this space, enter the Best in Entertainment Shorty Award.

Nominees

Alanis Morissette
Dubbed the “Queen of Alt Rock Angst” by Rolling Stone, Alanis Morissette's distinct sound and unrel…
BAD BUNNY
A Soundcloud star shot onto the main stage, Bad Bunny is a Puerto Rican Latin trap and reggaeton si…
winner
BLACKPINK
BLACKPINK is one of the largest K-pop bands in the world, officially debuting in August 2016. The a…
finalist
Harry Styles
Harry Styles is one of the most recognizable musicians in the world. The former lead singer of hit …
Jaden Smith
Named one of Time Magazine’s “Most Influential Teens,” Jaden Smith makes waves with social media in…
finalist
Janelle Monae
The 8 time Grammy nominated musician, actress, and model and activist Janelle Monae had one big 201…
finalist
Kacey Musgraves
Kacey Musgraves has been “properly yee hawing since 1988” and is one of the biggest rising stars in…
finalist
Mason Ramsey
11 year old Mason Ramsey took the world by storm this year, going from singing at a Walmart in Harr…
Meek Mill
#FreeMeekMill went from a dream to a reality. He started the year incarcerated under dubious charge…
Normani
One of the hottest names in R&B;, Normani spent 2018 working with some of the biggest names like Ca…
finalist
Post Malone
Few people had a bigger year in 2018 than Post Malone, whose album Stoney broke Michael Jackson’s r…
Weezer
Famous for such 90s favorites as the Blue Album and Pinkerton, Weezer has built up a dedicated fan …