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 YouTuber of the Year

The YouTuber of the Year Award honors those who have had notable years of growth and success on YouTube in 2015. Whether they wrote a book, vlogged their every movement, taught you how to contour or took you around the world with them, these creators are #YouTubeGoals.

Brand entries using social media in this space can be found in the Best in Snapchat Industry Award.

Finalists

finalist
Ingrid Nilsen
Launching her YouTube channel in 2009 as a means of overcoming her fear of public speaking, the internet celeb, vlogger, fashion and lifestyle guru Ingrid Nilsen has multiple YouTube channels with millions of subscribers and views, a Teen Choice Award, and a contract with CoverGirl. In June 2015, Ingrid came out as a lesbian to her online fans in …
finalist
Lilly Singh
Winner of the 2015 MTV Fandom Awards Social Superstar of the Year, Lilly Singh (also known as IISuperwomanII) is one of the biggest YouTube stars in the world. Vlogger, comedian, rapper, actress, and motivational speaker, Lilly shares her Indian heritage, real-life experiences, witty and thought-provoking “observational comedy," sketches, YouTuber…
finalist
PewDiePie
Introduced as the “emperor" of the internet by Stephen Colbert and named YouTube’s Biggest Star by Rolling Stone in 2015, Felix Kjellberg, aka PewDiePie, seems to be insurmountable. With goofy, unfiltered vigor that his army of “bros" can’t get enough of, Felix has been gameplaying his way to stuff of legend. In September 2015, PewDiePie became th…
finalist
Tyler Oakley
YouTuber and activist icon, Tyler Oakley has been helping “You Dare To Be You" by broadcasting candid vlogs often centered around social issues, including LGBT rights, suicide prevention, and bullying. His pop culture comedy vlogs feature Q&As;, travel takeovers, YouTuber collaborations, and celebrity interviews with the likes of Michelle Obama an…
finalist
Zoella
British beauty and lifestyle personality Zoe Sugg, aka Zoella, is one of the most popular vloggers in the UK. Broadcasting shopping hauls, beauty banter, YouTuber collaborations, how-tos, DIYs, and “LookBook" montages, Zoe now has an audience of 9.6 million subscribers, over a half a billion views, multiple channels, multiple awards—including a 20…

Nominees

Anna Akana
Actress, writer, comedian, and 1/2 of Cat Benatar, Anna Akana has earned more than 1 million subscribers for her YouTube channel. The Ant-Man, Kids vs Monsters and Comedy Central’s Broken People actress broadcasts new material on her channel every Thursday, including comedy sketches, cat appearances, and thought-provoking, female-centric social-issue vlogs.…
Connor Franta
Vlogger, writer, and entrepreneur Connor Franta showcases life’s moments and curiosities through YouTube. Creating lifestyle blogs, comedy skits, and inspirational films for his 5 million channel subscribers, Connor’s recent “Coming Out: One Year Later" follow-up vlog to his viral 2014 “Coming Out" message has gathered close to one million views in a matter…
FouseyTube
Palestinian-American YouTuber, comedian, actor, rapper, motivational speaker, and fitness vlogger Yousef Saleh Erakat is the creator and host of YouTube channel FouseyTube with over 7 million subscribers and more than one billion video views. His often-comedic content includes prank wars, vacation vlogs, extreme adventures, and thought-provoking humanity ex…
GloZell Green
Green-lipsticked comedian and YouTuber GloZell is the self-proclaimed “Queen of YouTube and “Mother of the Internet," known for her comedic vlogs, “cray cray" challenges, and sketches—including her viral cinnamon challenge, with 46 million views, and “My Push Up Bra Will Help Me Get My Man" video, with 24 million views. In 2015, GloZell interviewed Barack O…
Joey Graceffa
Celebrity YouTuber Joey Graceffa gained popularity from his YouTube vlog channel with over 5 million subscribers and 705 million views. Joey is known for his comic sketches, pop culture musings, YouTuber collaborations, @stormthehusky dog cameos, short films, and supernatural web series Storyteller. In 2015, he unveiled his 2015 memoir and New York Times be…
devinsupertramp
Adventurer, videographer, and Utah filmmaker Devin Graham, aka devinsupertramp, is one of YouTube’s most celebrated cinematographers. Often working solo, Devin’s artistic vision—met with HD cameras, Glidecam stabilizers, extreme sports adventures, and epic landscapes—results in jaw-dropping visuals and viral videos, with 3.7 million channel subscribers and …