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 Celebrity

Celebrities from far and wide use the internet and social media to further connect with their fans every day. Each year there are a select few who go above and beyond in making their impact on the world, whether that’s through their art, content, or using their platform to touch people’s lives. These multi-hyphenates show us their lives on social media so we can feel a closer connection.

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


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.