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.

Twitch Streamer of the Year

For the online gaming world, there is no place quite like Twitch, where fans can watch and interact with their favorite gaming stars live, and the gamers can share their creative process with the world. Utilizing new features and changing the face of live gameplay, our nominees have done more to expand and innovate on Twitch than anyone else this year.

Finalists

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Annemunition
In a little over one year of live streaming, LA-based Anne Munition quit her graphic design job to become a full time gamer. The Twitch variety streamer with trademark tattoos has been rapidly growing ...
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Bob Ross
His ardent fans craving more #happytrees even after his death in 1995, the iconic artist of The Joy Of Painting fame is “now haunting the Twitterverse.” With a cult-like following, including a “Bob Ros...
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DexterityBonus
One of the top female broadcasters on Twitch, Brooke “Dodger” Leigh Lawson, aka @Dexteritybonus, is a highly accomplished content creator, gamer, and positive role model. With lively charm and wit, her...
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OMGitsFirefoxx
With a Guinness World Records 2017: Gamer’s Edition title of "Most Popular Female Videogames Broadcaster on Twitch” and a Forbes “30 Under 30” honor in 2016, Sonja Reid, aka @OMGitsfirefoxx, has quickl...
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Summit1G
Colorado-based professional video game streamer Jaryd Lazar, aka @Summit1G, is known for his live Twitch broadcasts of the multiplayer first-person shooter Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. With 1.6M+ ...
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iijeriichoii
Live play game broadcaster and entertainer Tucker Boner “loves to play video games and make people laugh” as @iijeriichoii. The Call of Duty Twitch streamer with close to 1 million followers amassed a ...

Nominees

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.