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 Parenting, Family and Kids

The internet is undeniably helping families stay close together, through parenting advice, ideas for fun family activities or just by creating content for parents and kids to enjoy together. Whether they’re family vloggers, entertainers or “imaginateers”, their channels upload some of the best content of the year for families.

If you’re a brand looking for recognition for your use of social media in this space, enter the Best in Family and Parenting Shorty Award.
Carolyn Mara
Artist, mother, and "creative spirit guide," Carolyn Mara inspires through therapeutic imagination. No stranger to personal shadows, Carolyn rose to online prominence via Instagram through a "Self Help" …
I Mom So Hard
"Two moms getting it wrong," Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley are redefining motherhood one glass of wine at a time. Meeting by chance encounter at an LA comedy show, the moms realized a the need for let-…
Janene Crossley
Janene Crossley is "BFFs to her 4 babes," as the active, fun and fashionable mom posts pictures of her and her family in matching attire. Married to an orthodontist, it’s no wonder Janene’s grid is fille…
Kids Diana Show
Ukraine’s most-subscribed YouTube channel, Kids Diana Show is inspiring playtime across the globe. With no shortage of pink, plush, princess magic and sibling mischief, the children’s entertainment chann…
Stacys Toys
Anastasia "Stacy" "Nastya" Radzinskaya is the 2019 Forbes-listed third highest-paid YouTuber in the world. And she’s only six years old. Born with cerebral palsy, her parents started uploading videos as …
Team 2 Moms
Team2Moms’ Denise and Ebony are on a mission to inspire possibility with family-hopeful LGBTQ+ fans. Launching their YouTube channel in honor of President Obama’s second term re-election, the vlogging co…
The Bramfam
This is "the real life of a young married couple who happen to be teen parents." YouTube channel The Bramfam offers inspiration and understanding to parents of all ages, launching initially as a means of…
The Bucket List Family
A globetrotting family of five, The Bucket List Family is inspiring fellow dreamers to realize their own ambitions one location at a time. Quitting his job shortly after he sold an app to Snapchat for $5…
The McClure Family
The McClure Family are one of the most popular family influencer teams thanks in large part to their adorable twin daughters, Ava and Alexis. The family enjoyed a successful 2019, adding nearly 500K subs…
The Rush Fam
For Canadian YouTubers The Rush Fam, the "best gift in life is family." Their YouTube channel initially launched as TodayWithTray, a channel for Tray’s fatherhood videos. The channel quickly evolved to a…
Through Our Eyes
For YouTubing duo Ryan Johnston and Leslie Hernandez, "life is about sharing your greatest gifts with other people." Taking to YouTube after overcoming a rare eye disease that could have left him blind, …
Vanessa Rivera
"Imaginateer" Vanessa Rivera is enchanting the internet with familial whimsey. Launching her IG page as a platform for sharing family photos, Vanessa’s creative leanings quickly evolved traditional famil…

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.