The nominees for the tenth annual Shorty Awards have been announced.
Since 2008, the Shorty Awards have honoured the best of social media by recognising influencers across a variety of different platforms including YouTube, Instagram and Musically.
For the 2018 Shorty Awards, categories range from ‘Arts & Entertainment’ to ‘Tech & Innovation’, in which a collection of UK creators are nominated including Julius Dein, Michael Dapaah, and Leslie Wai.
Your boy got nominated for a @shortyawards! You can vote for me to win if you like. Better yet, you can vote for every day until Feb 22nd! Hey, let's see if I can win! 😂 https://t.co/DdSvmyLChL pic.twitter.com/LdEgh6di23
— Leslie Wai (@LeslieWai) January 16, 2018
In the “Team Internet” category of the awards, there are categories such as: ‘Youtube Comedian’, ‘Breakout Youtuber’ and ‘Creator of the Decade’. Other categories are included for other platforms, such as ‘Muser’ and ‘Twitch Streamer’.
— Michael Dapaah (@MichaelDapaah) January 17, 2018
Finalists are determined through social media votes, as well as ranking from the Real Time Academy. Voting can take place once a day through the Shorty Awards website. One additional vote a day can be gained by sharing your vote via Twitter or Facebook.
Voting closes on February 22nd 2018. The 10th annual Shorty Awards will be held on April 15th 2018, in New York City. The Award show will also be live streamed.
If you wish to see the full list of nominees, you can do so here.