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 Beauty

Social media has become the new beauty counter, as millions of people now flock to YouTube, Instagram, TikTok and other platforms for tips on how to pull off the latest and greatest looks. Thanks to the interactive nature of the internet, fans and creators are helping each other to constantly invent new looks and new ways to slay.

If you’re a brand looking for recognition for your use of YouTube, enter the Best in Beauty Shorty Award.
Ariel Tejada
Makeup maestro behind "the Kylie Jenner look," Ariel Tejada has built a coveted clientele from the art of the DM. Determinately taking to Instagram at age 17 to make a-list influencers take notice of his…
Cohl's World
Cohl is a state champion cheerleader turned YouTube makeup sensation out to prove he’s "THE Diva." A master of self-applied makeup artistry, Cohl’s talents quickly earned him online popularity and 144K+ …
Dulce Candy
YouTube phenom Dulce Candy is inspiring and reaching young girls worldwide through personal experience. A Mexican immigrant, Iraq veteran, wife, mother and social media maven, Dulce has learned to overco…
Jessica Vu
Self-described "Viet gal obsessed with makeup," Jessica Vu is bringing makeup inspiration to the social masses. Jessica’s stunning glam aesthetics are met with beginner-friendly tutorials and an Asian-or…
Kheris Rogers
13-year-old Kheris Rogers is fighting colorism through fashion advocacy, showing the world that "people who look like me have value." After being bullied for her skin tone, Kheris launched t-shirt line b…
Learn with Lati
Hairstylist extraordinaire Lati is braiding, curling and teasing her way to social media fame. Sharing hairstyle how-tos across her platforms, Lati’s trademark wedding hair videos and vibrantly colored b…
Letícia F Gomes
Brazilian make-up artist Letícia Gomes is spreading her mind-blowing makeup artistry across a variety of platforms. With over 2M TikTok and 1M Instagram followers, plus another 270K+ YouTube subscribers,…
Nikita Dragun
Initially driven towards makeup artistry as a means to escape reality, Nikita is now inspiring confidence in others, by "unleashing the fantasy within." Building her career on YouTube via makeup tutorial…
Shalom Blac
Beauty vlogger Shalom Blac is inspiring fans to "always be your own kind of beautiful." A burn victim at age 9 from a hot oil accident, Shalom’s self-consciousness from the residual scars inspired her ve…
Wayne Goss
Makeup artist Wayne Goss transforms with transparency, as the British makeup master and brush line entrepreneur has since become a leading beauty influencer. Bringing 15 years of makeup experience to the…
donidarkowitz
Applying eyeliner with attitude, makeup artist donidarkowitz is dominating the TikTok short-form. Amassing 2M+ likes on TikTok for her colorful makeup transformations met with equally colorful language, …
xThuyLe
Described as "the beauty QUEEN of England," Thuy Le has enjoyed an exciting2019. From a part-time freelancing make-up artist to Instagram and YouTube star, Thuy’s beauty stylings and vlogs have quickly a…

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.