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 LGBTQ+ Account

The LGBTQ+ community is one of the strongest and most supportive communities on the internet, as many of these icons and celebs were once struggling to feel like they fit in. Now with social media, these amazing people are able to reach out and share their stories, inspiring the masses and showing those in need that they aren’t alone. Whether they are educating, advocating, or connecting, these creators are some of the most inspiring on the internet.


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.