12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


The final deadline to vote for your favorite nominee or to enter your brand or organization is 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 Fashion

Fashion would not be what it is today without social media allowing models and fashionistas to spread their newest looks and styles at viral speed. These creators are deep in the industry, bringing fashion to new fronts, or even adding everyday items to dress sketches to make them really pop!

If you’re a fashion brand looking for recognition for your use of social media enter the Best in Fashion Shorty Award.
Aaron Philip
Aaron Philip is a trailblazer as a black, transgender, disabled model, who has risen to the top of the game. Signing on with Elite Model Management in NYC, she’s modeled for the likes of Sephora, Dove, O…
Adut Akech
Coming off a massive year in 2018, South Sudanese model Adut Akech took over the fashion world in 2019. She repeated her win as top model of the year as named by Models.com, closed the Saint Laurent runw…
Aquaria
RuPaul’s Drag Race’s season 10 winner Aquaria enjoyed a 2019 filled with red carpets, product launches, international performances and more. After being the face of MAC’s Viva Glam campaign, the star lau…
Carmen Carrera
Fashion icon and RuPaul’s Drag Race phenom Carmen Carrera has become a trailblazer in the fashion world and using her platform to advocate for trans people. Thanks to her dominance on the catwalk, she ha…
Edgar Artis
This Armenian designer is taking collage art and fashion to the next level with a playful and sophisticated style unlike any other. By adding everyday items to his elegant fashion illustrations, Edgar Ar…
Luka Sabbat
According to The Cut, "Gen Z’s ‘It Girl’ is a boy." More specifically that boy is actor, model, and social media personality Luka Sabbat, who became the talk of the town in 2019. He partnered with brands…
Mache275
Where most people see a shoe, Dan "Mache" Gamache sees a blank canvas ready to be decked out and customized. Pronounced "mosh," the designer and artist makes some of the flyest custom kicks on the planet…
Menswear Dog
Fellas, are you having a "ruff" time coordinating your outfits? Let Bodhi, the dapper doggo and bonafide Instagram phenom help you out. Though Bohdi’s menswear looks have been popular on social media for…
Parker Kit Hill
Parker Kit Hill has been one of the biggest names on social media for years and has one of the most unique and interesting career paths out there. It’s been a long and winding road, as the former ballet …
Peepy and Mother Lee
Bangkok-based Instragram stars Pattharapol and Lee Puengboonpra, better known as Peepy & Mother Lee, use bold mother-and-son outfits to take fashion to the next level. The duo share a distinct style that…
Ruth Carter
American costume designer Ruth E. Carter worked on some of the biggest and most powerful films in recent cinematic history. Designing the costumes and wardrobes for the Afro-futurist aesthetic in Black P…
Tabria Majors
One of the world’s most recognizable plus size models, Tabria Majors is a star in fashion and on social media. She topped more than 1M followers on Instagram this year, where she’s netted millions of lik…

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 is on thursday, FEB 20TH.