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.

YouTube Comedian of the Year

YouTube Comedians really know how to make you laugh. Whether they use characters, skits or simply talk into their camera, they are always finding new ways to entertain their audience. With just a quick like, subscribe or click, these creators are able to bring the lols to their fans all over the world.

If you’re a brand looking for recognition for your use of YouTube, enter the Best on YouTube Shorty Award.
Alexa Rivera
Only 18 years of age, and Alexa "Lexi" Rivera launched to online fame via Vine with her brother Brent. Together, the siblings have migrated to YouTube to massive success, with Lexi finding herself unique…
Anna Akana
Comedian and actress Anna Akana made a name for herself by finding the balance between tragedy and hilarity. She’s perhaps best known for her role on Comedy Central’s Corporate and as a leading creator o…
CalebCity
Vine star turned YouTube comedy phenom CalebCity is known for his hilarious skits, growing his audience to epic proportions. By the end of 2019, he topped more than 2.5M subscribers on YouTube, with his …
Eddy Burback
Funnyman Eddy Burback is bringing tears of joy and stitches from laughing to the world through his hilarious YouTube channel. A veteran in the YouTube game, Eddy enjoyed somewhat of a breakout year, roug…
KevOnStage
Kevin Fredericks, known online by KevOnStage, makes a video every single day where he discusses the happenings of the world, especially as they related to faith, family, and growing up with limited means…
Kiera Bridget
Kiera Bridget has “no friends but i have 3 million subscribers so it doesn’t matter.” Talk about having your priorities in check! Thanks to her sharp wit that she carries with her wherever she goes, Kier…
Kyle Exum
He’s "just here to make people laugh." YouTube comedian and rapper Kyle Exum combines rap and humor in his popular trap-influenced short skits and parody tracks. Kyle first hit the big time a few years b…
Lenarr Young
Lenard Young is here to make you laugh. Lenarr, a Vine star turned YouTube comedy sensation, is one of the leading faces in the new generation of funnymen coming up on YouTube. His videos on YouTube and …
Morgan Adams
One of the most entertaining people on YouTube, Morgan Adams enjoyed a wildly successful 2019. Sister of famed YouTuber Ryland Adams, Morgan’s become a true force on her own, amassing 3M+ subscribers through vlogs, challenge videos and highly e…
Not Even Emily
Emily is "just a gal trying her best to try her best." It certainly seems like she’s doing her best, as the Vine star-turned YouTube comedian rakes in the views on videos like "Quirky Culture Must Be Sto…
Sarah Schauer
As her fans know, Sarah Schauer keeps it real and honest 100% of the time. A self-described "Youtuber when I feel like it, Ex-Viner, and all around piece of sh*t," the YouTube comedian uploads videos on …
Scott Cramer
If parody is what you seek, this is the account for you. Scott Cramer is a rising star on the YouTube comedy scene, thanks in large part to his funny perspective on pop culture and the YouTube comedy sce…

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.