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.

Instagrammer of the Year

People can spend hours scrolling down their Instagram feeds, getting lost in the endlessly entertaining amount of content on the platform. And while there are millions of fantastic creators on IG, these 12 went pushed the bar to new heights, using the gram in new and extraordinary ways. Some accounts make us laugh, some make us cry, and some make us wonder what exactly it is we’re looking at. But these innovative and creative accounts stand out from this past year as being the best.

If you’re a brand looking for recognition for your use of Instagram, enter the Best on Instagram Shorty Award.


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.