9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

All finalists have been announced, stay tuned for more updates about the 9th Annual Shorty Awards on April 23, 2017

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 Overall Snapchat Presence

This award honors the best brand presence on Snapchat. Unlike Best use of Snapchat, this award honors year-round presence.


Bedtime (Snap) Story
Most social media managers snap during standard business hours on the days set by their marketing calendar. They'll give a behind-the-scenes look at their company, highlight product launches, or "rewar...
Bravo Snapchat
Bravo has wide array of programming – ranging from dramatic reality shows like the Real Housewives franchise to competitions like Top Chef to original scripted drama and comedy series including Imposte...
Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare - Snapchat Zombies Karaoke
Normally, Call of Duty Zombies is marketed by one gameplay trailer that shows the best moments of the game. However, those trailers only appeal to a hardcore audience, most of whom are already fans. Ou...
MTV Snapchat
MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of music fans, artists, and an ever-evolving young audience. M...
Overall Snapchat Presence from The Economist
The partnership between The Economist and Snapchat Discover was conceived to give the publication a way to connect with a broader and younger global audience and to showcase the quality journalism o...
Oxygen Snapchat
Oxygen, an American cable and satellite channel owned by NBC Universal, has a core audience of millennial, or 18 to 34-year-old, multicultural women. Oxygen has wide array of programming –ranging from ...


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, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 9th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.