THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

From the 9th Annual Shorty Awards Comedy

Comedians are more than just funny—they shine a spotlight on the good, the bad, and the ugly in the world around us, keeping smiles on our faces even through tough times. These comedians transcend the stage to keep it real with fans on Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, and more, spreading laughter every way they know how.

Nominees

Bob Saget
While he might have had a break from being Full House’s Danny Tanner for a few years, Bob Saget has…
finalist
Chelsea Peretti
As she so humbly puts it herself, Chelsea Peretti is “one of the greats.” You can catch Chelsea’s d…
Demi Adejuyigbe
For someone who makes other people laugh so much, it’s rare to see Demi Adejuyigbe without a deadpa…
winner
Elijah Daniel & Christine Sydelko
Comedians, Twitter stars, and viral moment makers, Elijah Daniel and Christine Sydelko are a unique…
George Wallace
George Wallace has been in the comedy game just as long as any of the other greats, and there’s no …
Jonny Sun
@jomnysun describes himself as an “aliebn confuesed abot humamn lamguage,” but is actually a short-…
finalist
Leslie Jones
Leslie Jones is not easy to forget. Whether it’s her character play on NBC’s Saturday Night Live or…
Mike Birbiglia
Mike Birbiglia is one of those comedians where you don’t realize how well you know him until you st…
Sage Boggs
The New York-based video writer and Twitter connoisseur Sage Boggs has gained quite the following t…
finalist
Samantha Bee
In the male-dominated world of political satire, Samantha Bee is a breath of fresh Canadian air. Gr…
finalist
Sarah Silverman
Sarah Silverman has been going strong since the 90s, and she hasn’t lost her touch. Whether discuss…
finalist
The Lonely Island
The Lonely Island is the comedy group out of Berkeley, California made up of Akiva Schaffer, Jorma …