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 Overall Snapchat Presence

This award honors the best brand presence on Snapchat. Unlike Best use of Snapchat, this award honors year-round presence.

See previous winners and honorees here.


60 Second Docs
2019 was our first full year of programming for Snapchat. Our objective was to take our 60 second documentary storytelling format and extend it into the vertical format for new audiences on Snapchat. …
E! News: The Rundown
The Rundown on Snapchat delivers the most relevant celebrity news stories to our audience in a unique and entertaining way.  It tells the story beneath the headlines in a fast-paced, snack-sized format. …
Face Forward
As one of the first tutorial shows on Snapchat, FACE FORWARD pioneered the merging of narrative storytelling with a tutorial format. Our biggest challenge was leading into Season 3 when we were tasked wi…
Thrillist on Snapchat
Thrillist is the leading lifestyle brand for awesome people everywhere. Through our coverage of food, drink, travel, and entertainment we inspire millions to get out there and live life to the Thrillist,…
WWE on Snapchat
The goal of WWE's official Snapchat is to provide a behind-the-scenes look at WWE's weekly action and give fans exclusive access to their favorite talent. With WWE's official Snapchat Stories, WWE fans c…
What The Fashion
WHAT THE FASHION is E!’s premiere fashion series only on Snapchat that has solidified itself as the go-to show for all red carpet and celebrity streetstyle. Created for Snapchat our hosts discuss the goo…


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.