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 YouTube Comedian

Few people make their fans laugh harder than YouTube Comedians, who constantly find new ways to entertain the masses through vlogs, sketches, or just being themselves. Now with just the click of a button, people from all over are able to bring their senses of humor to social media.

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


Evelyn from the Internets
Known for funny, refreshing takes on everyday life, Evelyn Ngugi, aka Evelyn From the Internets has been one of the funniest creators on YouTube for years. Her videos focus on various aspects of society and life, satirising culture and the challenges she personally faces everyday. In her most popular video of the year, “I Tried All 14 Original Flavors Of ...
Jarvis Johnson
YouTube vlogger, software engineer and all around funny guy Jarvis Johnson delighted audiences in 2018 with his witty banter and timely topical videos. Jarvis boosted his subscriber base to over 590K last year, with his channel standing out due to his razor sharp criticism of the social media landscape. Informed by his professional background having worke...
Karina Garcia
Slime is how YouTube DIY sensation Karina Garcia made her name. Her lifestyle and craft blog is home to a variety of videos, but among the hauls, makeup tutorials, and DIYs, but her strong suit has proven to be slime. Since then, she’s broadened her slime acumen, including scented slimes, textured slimes, and more, all to the delight of her nearly 9M subs...
Teen YouTube sensation Morgan Hudson is big on creating challenges, from the “staying in the worst rated hotel” challenge to both weight loss and weight gain challenges, he’s big on putting it on the line. Adding nearly 5M subscribers to his channel last year, Morgz has clearly struck a nerve with young audiences across the internet who tune in to see wha...
Nick Antonyan
Actor and comedian best known for his Road to Comedy series, Nick Antonyan, aka JONAH, has turned his struggle to make it in Hollywood into YouTube gold. He launched his own channel complete with skits, pranks, and videos detailing his life as part of the Vlog Squad. This past year, he crossed over the 200K follower mark, thanks to his hilarious and popul...
Tré Melvin
Known for producing hilarious parody videos of viral videos, Tré Melvin is an actor, singer, philanthropist, and YouTube personality with more than 3M subscribers. The Ohio-native is a YouTube veteran, posting videos on the platform for over 6 years, has established himself as a master of disguise, introducing the world to his iconic assortment of charact...

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.