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 YouTube Ensemble

What’s better than one creator making videos for their fans to enjoy? Ensembles! When creators team up to join creative forces, they can really push the boundaries of entertainment. They could have started their YouTube journeys as a team, or partnered up after achieving fame, but these groups are giving internet hours of fun. These are the best families, comedians, DIYers and explorers from the past year.

If you’re a brand looking for recognition for your use of YouTube, enter the Best use of YouTube Shorty Award.


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.