ENTER THE 2021 SHORTY IMPACT AWARDS

Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

Social Campaigns

Community

Arts & Culture

Civic Engagement

Disability Awareness

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Gender Equality

Education & Community

Financial Literacy

Public Safety

Youth & Family

Environment

Conservation & Preservation

Sustainability & Renewable Energy

Social & Racial Justice

Animal Rights & Welfare

Humanitarian Aid & Developing Nations

Social Justice & Human Rights

Racial Justice

Veteran & Service Support

Health & Wellness

Fitness & Nutrition

Mental Health

Public Health

Reproductive Health

Grassroots

Grassroots Efforts

Self-Defined (Social Campaigns)

Self-Defined

Social Presence

Single-Platform

Clubhouse

Discord

Facebook

Instagram

LinkedIn

Pinterest

Reddit

Snapchat

TikTok

Triller

Tumblr

Twitch

Twitter

YouTube

Multi-Platform

Multi-Platform

Emerging Platform

Emerging Platform

Social Hit

Single Post or Activation (viral)

Clapback

Social Engagement

Community Management

Community Management

Engagement Tools

Access & Rewards

Call to Action

Chatbots

Contests

Gamification

Polls & Surveys

Integrated Experiences

Fundraising

Live Events

Shopping

Television

Real Time Response

Real Time Response

User Generated Content

User Generated Content

Self-Defined (Social Engagement)

Self-Defined

Social Partnerships

Brand Partnership

Celebrity Partnership

Entertainment Partnership

Influencer Partnership

Non-Profit Partnership

2021 SHORTY PHENOM AWARDS

Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

Individuals

Account Management

Analytics

Animation

Art Direction

Brand Marketing

Campaign Management

Communications

Community Management

Copywriting

Creative Direction

Culture

Data Analysis

Design

Editing

Illustration

Partnership Management

Photography

Production

Project Management

Public Relations

Research

Sales

Strategy

Talent Management

Self-Defined

Team

Account Team

Analytics Team

Client Team

Communications Team

Community Team

Content Team

Creative Team

Culture Team

Design Team

Legal Team

Marketing Team

Partnership Team

PR Team

Production Team

Research Team

Sales Team

Social Media Team

Strategy Team

Video Team

Self-Defined

Leader

Account Team Leader

Analytics Team Leader

Client Team Leader

Communications Team Leader

Community Team Leader

Content Team Leader

Creative Team Leader

Culture Team Leader

Design Team Leader

Legal Team Leader

Marketing Team Leader

Partnership Team Leader

PR Team Leader

Production Team Leader

Research Team Leader

Sales Team Leader

Social Media Team Leader

Strategy Team Leader

Video Team Leader

Self-Defined

Voice

Clubhouse Voice

Discord Voice

Facebook Voice

Instagram Voice

LinkedIn Voice

Pinterest Voice

Reddit Voice

TikTok Voice

Triller Voice

Tumblr Voice

Twitter Voice

YouTube Voice

From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards Best Musician

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, Instagram, Vine, Snapchat and YouTube to share their music with their fans, get fan feedback and show their love.

Brand entries using social media in this space can be found in the Best in Entertainment Shorty Award.

Finalists

finalist
Drake
America first met Drake as Jimmy Brooks on The Disney Channel’s hit show Degrassi: The Next Generation. After leaving television, Drake started his rap career, signing with Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment label. He now holds Billboard’s R&B/Hip Hop Chart record for most #1 hits and won the 2013 Best Rap Album for Take Care at the Grammy Awar…
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Kanye West
Kanye West is the producer behind some of the most popular rap albums and chart-topping hits of the 2000s. After releasing The College Dropout in 2004, he has since gone on to be one of the best-selling artists of all time, winning 21 Grammy Awards and taking risks with experimental rap collaborations and businesses. Listed as one of the most infl…
finalist
Little Mix
Brought together by Simon Cowell, Little Mix—winners of the UK The Ex Factor—are a reality show success story and British girl group made up of Jade Thirwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jessy Nelson. Successful girl groups are rare these days, but Little Mix’s first album DNA hit the top 5 in eight different countries back in 2012. To…
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Nicki Minaj
Known for her fashion-forward looks and overtly sexual rap lyrics, Nicki Minaj is one of the greatest-selling female rappers of all time. Comfortable with controversy, Minaj keeps the public on its toes. This year, she sparked an epic Twitter battle before and during the MTV VMAs after asking why “Anaconda" wasn’t nominated for Best Video when it …
finalist
Pearl Jam
One of the originals, Pearl Jam has outlasted its fellow Seattle grunge bands. Famous for confronting global issues in their songs and music videos, Pearl Jam stands strong on their beliefs. Lead singer Eddie Vedder caused quite the controversy in Jerusalem when he went on an anti-war rant between their hit “Daughter" and a cover of Edwin Starr’s …

Nominees

Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys is a New York City native with incomparable singing, songwriting, and acting talents. Her 2001 debut Songs in A Minor sold nearly 12 million records, winning five Grammy Awards. Four albums later, she’s racked up numerous more awards. In 2015, she appeared on the popular FOX show Empire and also ran the New York City Marathon, posting updates o…
Best Coast
Influenced by The Beatles and The Beach Boys, Best Coast is a rock duo made up of singer/songwriter/guitarist/pianist Bethany Cosentino and multi-talented Bob Bruno on guitar, bass, and drums. Their 2010 album Crazy For You became a surprise commercial success, followed by 2012’s The Only Place and 2015’s Fade Away and California Nights. Bethany’s been hand…
Diplo
Diplo’s description of himself on Twitter is pretty accurate: “random white dude be everywhere." Whether he’s DJing, producing, songwriting, or rapping, Diplo is on the airwaves, at the music festivals, in the studio, and at the afterparty. He’s worked with M.I.A., Britney Spears, Madonna, Beyonce, Snoop Dogg, and Usher, has a YouTube channel with DJs Skril…
Pharrell Williams
Depending on who you ask, Pharrell is either a singer, rapper, songwriter, reality TV star, judge, record producer, or fashion designer. Known for his eclectic style both on his tracks and in his fashion choices, Pharrell’s mountie hat at the Grammy Awards caused enough buzz to get its own Twitter handle @Pharrellhat. He has ten Grammy Awards and his 2014 h…
Ryan Adams
Former member of Whiskeytown and The Cardinals, Ryan Adams became a household name with his solo career. His sound mixes country and alternative rock, which he’s lent to Willie Nelson, Jenny Lewis, Weezer, and Norah Jones, all while recording 15 studio albums, earning five Grammy nominations. He’s known for giving other artists their due credit. In 2015, he…
St. Vincent
A loyal fan following and original sound earned St. Vincent the 2014 Grammy Award for Best Alternative Artist, the first win for a female artist in that category in 20 years. A multi-instrumentalist, she’s opened for and performed with David Byrne, Sufjan Stevens, The Black Keys, and Arcade Fire. She’s appreciative of her fans but believes “every tweet is …