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.

Twitch Streamer of the Year

The only thing better than watching gamer videos is watching them play IRL. With the world’s best gamers all gathered onto one platform, fans can interact with their favorite creators in real time. Through unmatched skill and interactions with their fans, these Twitch streamers established themselves as powerhouses on the platform this year.

Are you a brand or agency wanting to be recognized for your work in this field? Enter for Best Live Streaming Video for Brands & Organizations.

Finalists

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Cahlaflour
Twitch streamer and cosplayer expert Cahlaflour is one of the most dedicated creators on the platform, often streaming six days a week for eight hours a day to a hungry audience. All that hard work is ...
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ClassyKatie
Self proclaimed “Night Mother” ClassyKatie is a partnered Twitch streamer and gamer with a devoted community of followers. Katie has made her following by becoming a master at The Elder Scrolls, an onl...
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Ninja
Perhaps the biggest name in Twitch streaming and all of gaming, Ninja had a wild record-breaking 2018. In March, he helped shoot Fortnite into the forefront of our culture by streaming the game with Dr...
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Sweet_ Anita
A unique and charismatic streamer, Sweet_Anita is the latest in a long line of Twitch stars who promote mental health awareness. Diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome, her streams are littered with tics, ...
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TSM_Daequan
Known above all for his Fortnite content, Daequan Loco is one of the founders of the TSM team and top streamers for his elite level skill across a variety of first-person shooter games. He’s a leading ...
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ZeRo
Gonzalo “ZeRo” Barrios is a prolific Super Smash Bros. Ultimate streamer and perennial Smash powerhouse, with dozens of major championships under his belt to go with his massive 420,000+ following on T...

Nominees

Adam Koebel
“A good relationship is like an RPG—usually someone is the dungeon master.” Streaming sensation and co-designer of the award-winning tabletop RPG Dungeon World, Adam Koebel is an all-encompassing gamer caring “how games can impact the human experience.” Adam uses his platform for candid chats about relationships, confidence, and LGBTQ destigmatizing on ca...
Becca
Becca is an all around gaming pro, able to play any game with the best of ‘em. In addition to League of Legends, Becca’s main game, her fans have enjoyed streams where she plays Pummel Party, Fortnite and has even drawn a crowd when she’s just chatting with her followers. Her Twitch channel boasts over 270K followers and crossed the 20M view milestone in ...
Castro_1021
Edwin Castro is the “Official World Record holder for most followed FIFA twitch streamer!” A superstar on the Twitch scene, Castro_1021 became top 50 streamer overall with a following of 1.6M+ by becoming one of the best FIFA ‘19 players on the planet. A partnered streamer on Twitch, he’s accumulated more than 50M video views. The 27 year old is best know...
DisguisedToast
Canadian Twitch streamer Jeremy Wang, aka DisguisedToast, rose to prominence playing Hearthstone, an online digital card collecting game. Since rising to the top of the Hearthstone world, he has accumulates nearly 1M followers on Twitch and has received over 55M video views from people eager for “informative and entertaining Hearthstone videos from a piec...
itsHAFU
Gaming creator Rumay Wang is a force to be reckoned with in the streaming world thanks to a rare level of skill and positive attitude. After leaving college to pursue a career in gaming, Rumay established herself as one of the most significant creators on the platform with nearly 600K followers tuning in to watch her kick butt across a variety of games. F...
xChocobars
One of the most popular League of Legends players put there, Janet Rose is a Canadian Twitch superstar whose videos show off her rare skills and bubbly personality on her xChocobars channels. To the delight of her growing fanbase of 430K+, Janet is “happy when you’re happy,” but she’s also happy dominating League of Legends games, or streaming with people...

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.