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6th Annual Shorty Awards finalists announced

The Shorty Awards, also known as the Shorties, are an annual awards event that honors the best short-form content creators on the micro-blogging website Twitter and on other social media sites. The awards have primarily been sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and are organized by the co-founders of the Brooklyn-based start up company Sawhorse Media.

For the 6th Annual Shorty Awards, the finalists are announced. The brands, agencies, and media companies that are Industry Awards finalists will be announced soon. The Real-Time Academy will choose the winners from the list of finalists below which will be announced at awards ceremony on April 7th in New York. The show will be  hosted by NATASHA LEGGERO.

Those are in addition to awards for best comedian on social media, most green person or account on social media, podcaster of the year and many, many more. Anyone can also create a new Shorty Awards category by tweeting a nomination with a new hashtag.

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For the first time, awards will be given for specific content pieces:

GIF of the Year Amazon Review of the Year
Instagram Video of the Year Vine of the Year
Kickstarter of the Year Selfie of the Year
Newsworthy Photo of the Year Meme of the Year
Tumblr of the Year

 

Categories & finalists below:

Entertainment
Actor
Aaron Paul Orlando Jones Arthur Aguiar
Joshua Malina Shah Rukh Khan Misha Collins
Dylan O’Brien
Actress
Felicia Day Lena Dunham Retta
Lua Blanco Sophia Abrahão Chloë Grace Moretz
Miranda Cosgrove
Band
Fifth Harmony One Direction Big Time Rush
The Script Tokio Hotel 5 Seconds of Summer
EMBLEM3
Celebrity
Aaron Paul Ian McKellen LeVar Burton
Justin Bieber Sophia Abrahão Lua Blanco
Demetria Lovato
Comedian
Albert Brooks Julie Klausner Patton Oswalt
Janoskians Verb Tata Werneck
Jake Paul
Director
Edgar Wright Paul Feig Rian Johnson
Alfredo Flores Dean Sherwood Sham Idrees
Jonah Green
FakeAccount
Fake AP Stylebook KimKierkegaardashian Modern Seinfeld
La Dra Eike Batista Not Dany Heatley
UgglyZorra
Fansite
News for TV Majors Pottermore Supernatural Wiki
HK News Niall Horan Spanish Justin Bieber News
1D Family
Music
Amanda Palmer Questlove Yoko Ono
Emine Music Justin Bieber Sophia Abrahão
Lua Blanco
NonHuman
Cancellation Bear Cute Emergency Self Aware ROOMBA
Moça Complicada SarcasticRover Tony The Tiger
Loki
Singer
Ben Folds Josh Groban Questlove
Kellin Quinn Justin Bieber Sophia Abrahão
Lua Blanco
TVShow
Fallon Tonight Orphan Black Scandal
Programa da Babalu Pretty Little Liars Teen Wolf
Big Time Rush
News & Media
Athlete
Billie Jean King Brandon McCarthy Tom Daley
Álvaro Morata Nattie Cristiano Ronaldo
Jeff Gordon
Food
David Lebovitz Food52 J. Kenji López-Alt
SORTED Food Otávio Albuquerque Jamie Oliver
Rebecca Subbiah
Journalist
Ben Swann Tim Pool Jake Adelstein
Sarah Jones Reports Steve Herman Cher Calvin
Anna Therese Day
SocialFitness
Gretchen Reynolds Leslie Barker Garcia Tyler Graham
Eva Andressa The Mighty Jerd Leonardo Schulz
DDP Yoga
SportsTeam
Los Angeles Dodgers New York Mets San Diego Chargers
New Orleans Saints New England Patriots Rebellion Racing
Aston Martin Racing
Weird
Matt Watson Darth The Iron Sheik
MattG124 Ray Ligaya Buck Wolf
Sexy Horse Apocalyps
Tech & Innovation
Apps
Around The Way App Digg Magic Recs
Shots Viva Ronaldo chsuede.com
Dean Johnson
BN College
University of Houston Binghamton University B&N at Texas Tech
Boston University’s College of Communication Illinois State Rowan University
WVU Mountaineers
Blogger
Emily Willingham Maryn McKenna Terrance Gaines
Sophia Abrahão Edney Cunha Limon Tec
Natalia Cardoso
Business Influencer
Gemma Godfrey Marsha Collier Lolly Daskal
Renee Blodgett Guy Kawasaki Ted Coine
Scott Levy
Gaming
Chelsea Stark The Escapist Polygon
James Vilhena San In Play
JeromeASF
Maker
Becky Stern DIY Adafruit Industries
Ricardo Santiago Noob Dubi vanessariadi
Net
Podcaster
This American Life Night Vale podcast Radiolab
Jovem Nerd Baker St Babes Elon James White
Steve Black Jr.
Science
Black Girls Code IFLScience Neil deGrasse Tyson
Atila Iamarino Real Scientists Nerdologia
NASA
SmallBusiness
The Brooklyn Circus The Hay Merchant She’s the First
Diamond Candles 804 Street Media Jay Philips
Valued Merchants
Tumblr of the Year
Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls at the Party Quantified Breakup Unwritten
Pizza Queen The Worst Room Hannibal
Meladoodle
WebShow
Comedians in Cars Getting CoffeeSeinfeld Derek Muller Henry Reich
BryanStars KEEMSTAR Close Friends WS
Christian Figueiredo
Arts & Design
Art
Artsy Molly Crabapple Rachel Ryle
Gerard Way Brice Ladt Gaga
Egi Pranajaya
Author
Anne Lamott Margaret E. Atwood Neil Gaiman
Anna Renee Mel Fronckowiak Estelle Maskame
Doeneseya Bates
Fashion
Bill Cunningham The Fashion Bomb Man Repeller
Sophia Abrahão Dani Bolina Gabriela Rippi
Rangga Dewamoela S.
GIFMaker
Ann Friedman Timothy Burke Trent Nelson
MalikftSelena WrasslorMonkey Daniel_JessieJ
Ryan Holmes
GIF of the Year
Justin Timberlake nails Taylor Swift’s surprised face Matrix Cat Dancing Bane
Boston Blizzard Signing Bigodão Pizza Cat
SHO-RYU-KEN! – Wrestling With Text
Instagrammer
Sophia Abrahão Justin Bieber Lua Blanco
Dukk Deuce Gabriela Rippi Shoutouts
Fly
Museum
J. Paul Getty Museum Museum Nerd Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Muzeum Erotyzmu Horniman Museum Royal Ontario Museum
Photography
David Guttenfelder Liz Eswein Pete Souza
Adam Elmakias Lucas Felix Nance Larson
Dr. Frank Simon
VideoBlogger
Chris Pirillo Jullien Gordon Ryan Higa
Matthew Lush Will Shepherd Whindersson
Shooter Hates You
Vineographer
Cody Johns Cupcake Dude Pinot
Logan Paul Jake Paul Marcus Johns
Carter Reynolds
YouTubeStar
Harley Morenstein Jenna Marbles Petty Rubble
Cauê Moura Emine Music Justin Bieber
TrueStoryASA
Global Issues
Activism
Brady Campaign The Elders Smart Gun Laws
Bang yongguk Canal do Otário Milk Tyson
Against Suicide
Charity
Charity Water Nature Conservancy Oxfam International
Random Acts BelieveTicketProject Hilgos Foundation
IS Foundation
Education
ESL Library Ron Clark Academy StudyMode
Pirula Official FIRST Joey Feith
Quran Weekly
Government
Cory Booker David Cameron NASA Goddard
Ridwan Kamil Jesse Ventura Zach Crandell
City of Las Vegas
Green
350 dot org Green For You Sustainable Cities
Michael Q Todd Lady Gaga Drew Chadwick
Aaron Carpenter
Keep Good Going
Everyone Is Gay Jen Arnold Rock Christopher
Jen Vargas Sarah Walton Elizabeth Norton
Meg V. Jones
TeenActivism
Buddy Project EndBullyinNow Free & Above
Why To Stay Strong It Gets Better The Help Hotline
Hope
Countries
Brazil
Midia NINJA Porta dos Fundos Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite
Cauê Moura Lua Blanco Sophia Abrahão
Bonde da Stronda
UK
Caitlin Moran Empire of the Kop Liverpool FC
One Direction Ryan McHenry Little Mix
Stats Britain
Kickstarter of the Year
Everyone’s Got A Story EP “Button Eyes” – A Short Music Film starring Alexander Vlahos
The Phoenix Project – City of Titans The Veronica Mars Movie Project
Big Giant Circles – “The Glory Days” (Impostor Nostalgia 2) Craig the Genie – Pilot Episode
WARMACHINE: Tactics
Newsworthy Photo of the Year
Pope Francis Introduction by Roberto Luigi Selfie With Pope Francis by Fabio M. Ragona
Bomb at the Boston Marathon by Tyler Wakstein At Mass for immigrant justice protest of closures by Charles Fox
Taskim square during the Gezi protests by Jenna Pope Seats for detainees in packed room by Palina Prasasouk
A march down Istiklal St in Istanbul by Jenna Pope
A&E’s Instagram Video of the Year
Burberry’s Slow-Motion Fashion Walk by Burberry Ravioli by Livisala
Starbucks Drake Hands by DJ Ben “B-Roc” Ruttner Recovery is now on iTunes get it now! by Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber’s first Instagram video by Justin Bieber I Look Good by Paul Zedrich
Justin Bieber’s siblings by Justin Bieber
Vine of the Year
That was a close one by Logan Paul My Puddin’ with, @hamillhimself by Tara Strong and Mark Hamill
Steve Gleason live-tweeting with his eyes during Saturday night’s game by Team Gleason
My reflection is cooler than me by Chad Jaxon Perez Strata paper by Dylan Blau
Wanna Buy a Viner? by Nick Spears KC James and Arielle Vanderberg Woooooooul by P9 Official

 

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