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 Influencer & Celebrity YouTube Campaign

This award honors the best integration of an influencer, celebrity or ambassador as part of a campaign, project or video for YouTube.

See previous winners and honorees here.
AARP's Letters From D-Day Narrated By Bryan Cranston
At least 4 million of our AARP members are in the military or are veterans. We try to repay their dedication by offering services specifically catered to their needs, including boosting financial securit…
Claire | The Documentary
“Claire taught us to not run from the terrifying parts of life and to live a life that you are proud of ” said Co-Director Nick Reed. The objective of the film is to share with the world Claire Wineland’…
Comedy Central Originals: Under the Influence of Gus Johnson
Comedy Central Originals' Under the Influencer program has three main objectives: to bring new, relevant audiences to the CC Originals page -- and to Comedy Central in general -- without alienating our e…
Current x Korporate - "A Bank Account Without Dealing with The Bank"
Current is a mobile bank built to meet the needs of people who have been overlooked by the traditional banking industry. Current has partnered with hundreds of YouTubers to promote Current’s personal che…
Genesis + Donut Media “The Art of the Stunt”
What do you get when you combine three iconic movie stunts, two audacious teams and one high-octane Genesis G70? A winning campaign. When Genesis and Donut Media joined forces for “The Art of the Stunt,”…
Make it Up
Our objective was to create a groundbreaking new series format that would merge influencer tutorials with reality competition, without compromising the integrity and massive appeal of either genre.  We a…
My Travel Diary: Kenya
When Adorama first concepted “My Travel Diary,” the idea was simple: define what it means to practice ethnical travel photography and have the video series serve as a passport to countries and cultures n…
To celebrate the return of one of the most beloved musicals of all time, FOX turned to fans to create something new: a fan made music video featuring 500+ unique voices, turning the story of struggling a…
SeatGeek x David Dobrik: Becoming a Member of the Vlog Squad
Over the past four years, SeatGeek has become synonymous with the creator community - partnering on videos that have generated more than 2.5 billion views. While our goals, like other brands, have been t…

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.