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From the 6th Annual Shorty Awards Music

From singing or playing instruments in a traditional band to the new age computer made sounds and vibes, these people turn to Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and YouTube to share their music with their fans, get fan feedback and show their love. Nominate who you think should win the #Music Shorty!


Amanda Palmer
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Emine SARI
Emine was born in a small city in Turkey and studied piano and foreign languages in order to fulfil…
Intel Presents The Music Experiment Powered by MTV Iggy
In 2013, Intel and MTV Iggy amplified their successful co-branded fan engagement music series creat…
Justin Bieber
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Lua Blanco
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Music is Social: The Relaunch of
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Myspace Helps Bud Light Turn the Traditional Music Festival Model on its Head
Organizers of the Bud Light Music First Program, Myspace, and Live Nation joined forces to deliver …
Pepsi Summer of Fan Armies
Socially fueled campaigns were not new news for advertisers in 2013, but Pepsi was the first brand …
Questlove Gomez
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Snoop Dogg: Digital Tastemaker and Leader on Social Platforms
The year of 2013, Snoop Dogg took the world by storm and continued to solidify himself as a pivotal…
Sophia Abrahão
Brazilian, 22 years old, São Paulo! Actress, singer, model and blogger! Loves fashion, acting both …
Universal Music presents Avicii x You
Avicii x You was a global music experiment where bedroom producers all over the world collaborated …
Yoko Ono
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