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 Podcaster

Whatever you’re interested in, there is certainly a podcast on that topic. From sports to gaming to news to pop-culture to tech and beyond, podcasts enable us to dive deeper into our passions and stay up to date on the world around us. These 12 podcasts kept their listeners listening, standing out above all the other podcasts out there.

Are you a brand or agency wanting to be recognized for your work in this field? Enter for Best Branded Podcast for Brands & Organizations.
Bill Simmons
Bill Simmons is a leading sportswriter and the host of the hit Bill Simmons Podcast, featuring his signature blend of pop-culture and and sports. As the creator of popular website and media network The R…
Conan O'Brien
Conan O’Brien has been a staple of television since many of us can remember, working with hit shows like SNL and The Simpsons before launching his own late night career. In late 2018, he started his own …
Emma Chamberlain
Emma Chamberlain is a social media star in a class all her own. She had a breakout year in 2019, as outlined in a New York Times profile published in mid-summer that crowned her "the funniest person on Y…
Gaby Dunn
Writer, comedian, and activist Gaby Dunn hosts the essential Bad with Money podcast, which covers her thoughts on "feelings, finance, and the f*cking system." With a touch of humor and a righteous fury, …
Jack Wagner & Brandon Wardell
This podcast is for the extremely online, by the extremely online. Twitter-famous comedians Jack Wagner and Brandon Wardell are fully immersed in eccentric, left-field online meme culture. Their twice-we…
Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey
Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, aka Pam and Angela from the hit series The Office, launched a podcast where they break down episodes for fans. Launching late in 2019, Office Ladies was an instant hit th…
Jon Lovett
Speechwriter for Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, screenwriter for HBO’s The Newsroom, and founder of Crooked Media, Jon Lovett has an in-depth knowledge of how the political world works from behind the…
Kid Fury and Crissle
For years, Kid Fury and Crissle have been your favorite source for throwing shade, spilling hot tea and everything culture. Their podcast The Read is widely listened to by an audience of young, pop cultu…
MKBHD
Marques Brownlee, known online as MKBHD, is a technology guru with his finger on the tech pulse. Known foremost for his YouTube channel, where he reviews new technology for an audience of 10M+ subscriber…
Mo Rocca
Mobituaries is a podcast hosted by former Daily Show correspondent and humorist Mo Rocca, who has brought his personal love of obituaries to the masses. with surprisingly heartfelt results. In each episo…
Nikole Hannah-Jones
Nikole Hannah-Jones is the award-winning investigative journalist and key contributor to the "1619 Project," a historical recokoning with the long shadow of American slavery. As the podcast host, Nikole …
Ramona Shelburne
"A story of basketball, scandal and power in Los Angeles," audio series The Sterling Affairs is a gripping journey through the storied career of ex-LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Produced by 30 for 3…

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.