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.

Influencers

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 in House & Home

Organizing a home is a lot of work, and it’s not always easy to find inspiration that will help you achieve the perfect look. And if you’re lucky to know exactly how you want your home to look, it’s nearly impossible to know how you can make that look a reality without spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on renovations and redecorations. Enter these nominees, who are here to help offer their advice achieving any kind of desired style by being on the cutting edge of interior design.

If you are a brand or agency working in this space, consider entering our Best in Home & Decor category.
Andre Luis
For Brazilian architect André Luis, Instagram success is literally at his fingertips. Inspired by miniature and modeling since childhood, André has taken his adult professional design, architecture and m…
Becki Owens
SoCal designer and mother of four, Becki Owens turned her childhood passions into an inspired career. Captivated by color and design from an early age at her dad’s paint store, Becki’s remodeling parents…
Bobby Berk
Bobby Berk is "using decor to help change lives." The interior design expert on Netflix’s Queer Eye known for his organization skills and ability to bring out inner beauty within homes, Bobby’s extension…
Em Henderson
Designer Emily Henderson is disrupting the notion of perfection in home design. Winner of HGTV’s 2010 Design Star competition, Emily quickly made a name for herself as a formidable talent in the interior…
Farah Merhi
Instagram designer extraordinaire Farah Merhi built an international career out of living her passion. Three semesters away from a law degree, Farah’s nagging unfulfillment with the pursuit and a life-ch…
Hilton Carter
"Plantfluencer" Hilton Carter has cultivated a celebrity career through the power of greenery. His initial foray into foliage with "Frank" the fiddle-leaf tree as a means to fill apartment space quickly …
Joanna Gaines
Design queen Joanna Gaines has had a pivotal year. The HGTV Fixer Upper star and "poster girl of perfection" reached a moment of clarity in 2019 in acknowledgment of social media perfectionism negatively…
Jon Peters
Master craftsman Jon Peters is enlightening YouTube with "inspiration for creative living." A teacher at heart, the professional woodworker, carpenter, painter and all-around handyman launched his YouTub…
Our Faux Farmhouse
From suburban spec home to faux farmhouse, married design duo Holly and Brad have captivated the internet with their design journey. A feat years in the making, the husband and wife team took to Instagra…
Robeson Design
Rebecca Robeson is inspiring fans to live their best lives through experiential design. One of YouTube’s most watched interior designers with 115M+ channel views, the San Diego-based designer earned her …
Ryan Serhant
Leading real estate mogul and host of Bravo’s hit show Million Dollar Listing New York Ryan Serhant is finding new dominance in the online sphere. The self-proclaimed "#1 real estate broker. Ever" has ov…
Studio Mcgee
A collaboration of design and business talents by married team Syd and Shea McGee, the duo known for turning dream homes into reality has built a formidable fanbase tuning in for their variety remodel pr…

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 final deadline FOR voting and entering in the 12th annual shorty awards WAS on thursday, FEB 20TH.