12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The final deadline to vote for your favorite nominee or to enter your brand or organization was on Thursday, February 20th, 2020.


Honoring the most notable and viral influencers and creators from 2020. See below for official categories.

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 Breakout YouTuber

Growing your YouTube presence ain’t easy, and becoming a blockbuster YouTuber isn’t an overnight journey. These 12 creators have grown their channels and subscriber counts to great heights, but we all know they are just getting started on their voyage to the top!

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


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 12th annual shorty awards will take place on may 3rd.