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 Food

They say food is the way to someone’s heart. That’s probably why we fell in love with these nominees. Whether they are cooking or eating, these food lovers provide some of the most entertaining content on the internet. Food can be found all over social media, whether it be YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat or any other platform.

If you’re a brand looking for recognition for your use of social media in this space, enter the Best in Food and Beverage Shorty Award.
Binging with Babish
What’s Andrew Rea’s recipe for success? According to him, he is, “one part chef, one part filmmaker, and a generous dash of irreverent YouTube personality.” The self-taught whiz has cultivated a massiv...
Candice Kumai
Author of the Clean Green book series, Candice Kumai is one of the biggest chefs in the game right now. The best-selling author has an extraordinary life, cooking and traveling all over the world. She ...
Daym Drops
Daymon Patterson, aka Daym Drops, is a one-of-a-kind food critic. Instead of rating gourmet meals in restaurants, Daym orders fast food and eats it in the front seat of his car. His unmatched enthusias...
Desserted in Paris
The only thing better than getting lost in Paris is getting dessert(ed) there. That’s exactly what pastry chef Tal Spiegel thought when he started photographing his delectable desserts from eye level l...
First We Feast
You might know the First We Feast YouTube channel’s staple show, Hot Ones (with “hot questions and even hotter wings”), which launched its 4th season in 2017. Host Sean Evans sits down with celebrities...
FoodBabyNY
Few things on the internet get more views than cute kids and pretty pictures of food. Well, Yelp-reviewer-turned-Instagram-sensation Mike Chau put two and two together, creating the account @foodbabyny...
Holly Fox
There’s something mesmerizing about the mosaic magic of Holly Fox’s Instagram account. 240K+ @hol_fox followers scroll through the soothing and scrumptious images of her impressive cookie creations. Wh...
Joy The Baker
Who doesn’t love looking at tasty pastries? From cookies to cinnamon buns, and donuts to danishes, Joy the Baker can make it all. Her tasteful pictures of tantalizing treats keep her 420K+ Instagram fo...
Matt Stonie
YouTuber-turned-Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest champion Matt “Megatoad” Stonie ate his way into the top 850 accounts on YouTube by the end of 2017. Shoveling down thousands upon thousands of calories,...
Nusret (SaltBae) Gökçe
If you somehow haven’t heard, chef Nusret Gökçe—better known as Salt Bae—won the internet in 2017. Perhaps you’re not one 16M+ people who viewed his “Ottoman Steak” Instagram post, but you may have see...
Rachael Ray
What is there to say, other than she’s Rachael freaking Ray! TV personality, celebrity chef, businesswoman, author, and Emmy winner, Rachael was busy in 2017, appearing as herself in the HBO series Cra...
Rosanna Pansino
Rosanna Pansino makes a lot of DIY videos that make her 9.3M+ YouTube subscribers say Y-U-M. In her ever-popular series Nerdy Nummies, Ro (as she’s known to her fans) joins with other popular YouTubers...

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