13th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media and digital channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards Best Overall YouTube Presence

YouTube is a leading platform for brands, organizations and institutions producing video content that makes people laugh, learn and understand a brand's essence and personality. Unlike Best use of YouTube, this award honors a brand's year-round presence.

See previous winners and honorees here.


First We Feast
Founded as a blog in 2012, First We Feast views food as an illuminating lens into pop culture, music, travel and more through its innovative slate of food-driven video franchises. Its YouTube channel is home to flagship series "Hot Ones," "Food Skills" and "The Burger Show," has 5M subscribers and over 715M views to date.
WWE's official YouTube Channel
The action of WWE doesn't end when the final bell rings on Raw or when the credits roll on our E! reality series "Total Divas." It continues on WWE on YouTube where WWE's worldwide fan base can catch up on match highlights, enjoy original content featuring their favorite Superstars, and watch live-streaming content from some of WWE's biggest event…
The JBL Boombox already had significant buzz. Why? Because the JBL Boombox brings the noise louder and longer than any other portable speaker on the market. But, we believed the buzz went beyond its capabilities, which is why we proactively went to JBL with a social awareness campaign. We believed the JBL Boombox was a product unique enough to wor…
Comedy Central UK
Comedy Central is a leading pay TV entertainment channel and is part of Viacom International Media Networks, broadcasting a mix of internationally acclaimed programming including Friends, Impractical Jokers and The Daily Show. Comedy Central UK Digital has one clear objective: to establish the brand as the leading digital destination for UK…
Wild 'N Out
During the 10th season of Wild 'N Out we took an active approach to re-vamping our social channels. Because of our research, change in strategy and newfound knowledge, we saw ample growth for the brand across various social channels. During this time, WNO accounted for some of the top-performing content on the MTV Brand YouTube channel. As these n…


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, Snapchat, and the rest of the social web.

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