THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

From the 7th Annual Shorty Impact Awards Best in Arts & Culture

This award honors a program, project, or initiative executed to promote and preserve arts and culture. Submissions may include work that educates about artistic and cultural heritage, encourages creative expression, and highlights social impact of these disciplines.

See previous winners and honorees here. The Shorty Impact Awards were formerly known as Shorty Social Good Awards.

Nominees

finalist
Andis Creator Series: Compton Cowboys
Introducing the Andis Creator Series. Stories highlighting unique individuals utilizing creativity …
finalist
Audible Creates the Newark Artist Collaboration to Support Local Artists
The Newark Artist Collaboration is the latest of Audible’s impact initiatives, supported by the Glo…
BET Next Up Partnership
Black music is inextricably woven into the soundtrack of America. Over the years, African Americans…
Behind The Dish
Fridays created its first ever Black History Month social campaign by showcasing and championing le…
Celebrating and Uplifting Black Women Through Screenings and Discussions Using Recipe For Change
The YouTube series Recipe for Change: Amplifying Black Women celebrates the stories, traditions, id…
Critical Mass: AIR
The Critical Mass: Artist-In-Residence Program (CM:AIR) is a unique artist-agency collaboration. Th…
Frame of Mind: An Art & Wellness Podcast
Aren’t we all looking for ways to calm our minds and find inspiration? Frame of Mind: An Art & Well…
Global Movie Day | 3rd Annual (2022)
The third annual Global Movie Day was held on Saturday, February 12, 2022. This year's objectives f…
finalist
Immigrant Made
Our zine arrives in the midst of a nationwide effort by conservatives to stamp out and erase the co…
winner
Rockstar Energy “Respect The Hustle”
This project aimed to empower LA’s street food vendors, who struggle to work in the face of strict …
finalist
audience honor
This Is Us. This Is Care. A Conversation.
With over 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day and 53 million family caregivers in the US, care…
VH1 x Celebrates Caribbean American Heritage Month
Our goal was to celebrate the Caribbean diaspora through VH1’s linear IP by hosting a month’s worth…