10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The late entry deadline is February 22, 2018

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

Best in Health & Wellness

Sometimes it’s hard to find the motivation to work out. If you’re looking for someone to help light the fire inside you, look no further than these 12 nominees. From workouts to nutritional advice to mental health, these accounts focus on all aspects necessary to improve one’s health and wellness.

If you’re a health or fitness brand looking for recognition for your use of social media enter the Best in Health and Fitness Shorty Award.
Akin Akman
Nike Master Trainer Akin Akman was once on a trajectory to become a professional tennis player, until a back injury changed his life. Luckily for his 40K+ Instagram followers, the fashionable New Yorke...
DJ Townsel
Towards the end of his NFL career, as a wide receiver for the Houston Texans, DJ Townsel started getting into yoga to help keep him from getting any serious injuries. But he fell in love with the spiri...
Dr. Mike
Doctor Mike is not just Instagram’s hottest doctor anymore. He’s still got the looks and the style, but he has dedicated his time in 2017 to launching his new YouTube channel in April and already surpa...
Elyse Fox
While many Instagram wellness accounts focus on physical health, very few deal with mental health. Filmmaker Elyse Fox changed that by launching the @sadgirlsclub Instagram account in 2017. As someone ...
Emily Skye
Australian health and fitness guru Emily Skye wants you to “Be Your Best Mentally & Physically.” But as her tens of millions of social media fans know, this year was a taxing one for Emily. She documen...
Joe Holder
If you’re on Instagram, you’ve probably seen Joe Holder before. He’s the personal trainer who shows up in the feeds for so many celebrities, like Natasha Lyonne, Bella Hadid, and Virgil Abloh to name j...
Katie Willcox
As her blog title suggests, Katie Willcox believes that Healthy Is the New Skinny. She created that and the #healthyisthenewskinny movement on social media to fight the unreal beauty standards girls ar...
Koya Webb
Koya Webb is not only an “International Holistic Health Coach and Certified Yoga Teacher,” she’s also a social media sensation, with over 575K followers across platforms. She created the Get Loved Up m...
Luis Badillo Jr.
If you haven’t seen Luis Badillo Jr. before, it may be because he’s used his “Fastest Feet in the World” to run right past you. Known to many as “King Feet,” the Miami-based trainer has earned a massiv...
Remi Ishizuka
A few years ago, Remi Ishizuka couldn’t dream that she’d trade in her french fries for a workout regimen, and quit her job to become an Instagram influencer. But now she’s a top health and wellness gur...
Sophia Gall
Osteosarcoma is a very rare form of bone cancer, and most patients with it are in for a long fight. That’s the battle that bubbly and lovable teen Sophia Gall has fought since she was given the diagnos...
Valerie Sagun
San Franciscan Valerie Sagun believes in radical self love and acceptance. She learned them by incorporating yoga into her daily life, and shares those lessons with everyone she can. While many Instagr...

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th annual shorty awards will be held april 15th, 2018 in new york city

final Deadline for Brands & Organizations

02 . 22 . 18