Shorty Awards 2019: When are they, voting for the winners, the nominations and all you need to know

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The list of nominees for this year’s Shorty Awards has been released. Pic credit: Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards is back and will take place on May 4, 2019. The nominees have just been revealed and fans of influencers are getting ready to cast their votes. But hurry — voting closes on February 21, 2019.

To cast your vote for your favorite influencers or brands, head over to Shorty Awards. Here, you can select the categories and learn who is nominated for each award.

You can vote once per day, per nominee, per platform, meaning there’s plenty of voting to go around.

Want to vote more? You can also cast your vote on Twitter and Facebook for an additional vote for your favorite influencer. Here, you can vote once per social network, per day, per influencer.

The Shorty Awards recognizes the best influencers and personalities on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Twitch, Instagram, TikTok and more social networks.

Here are some of the celebrities you can vote for.

For the Instagrammer Of The Year award, you can vote for @punk_history, @thehungrygentleman, @sarashakeel, @gryffindior, @olympiaohanian, @tinycactus, @garyjanetti, @itsjojosiwa, @andrewknapp, @beijing_silvermine, @rickeythompson, and @isteef.

The Best In Literature Award has a few familiar faces on the nominees list, including Tahereh Mafi, Jason Reynolds, Mark Manson, Jensen Karp, Jenny Han, Lauren Oliver, Michelle Obama, Angie Thomas, Celeste Ng, Rupi Kaur, James S. Murray, and Tomi Adeyemi.

Some of the more popular categories include Emoji of the Year, GIF of the Year, Instagram of the Year, and Meme of the Year.

Not surprisingly, one of the nominated GIFs is the Slide into his DM’s Girl GIF with Tyra Banks. Sashay Away from RuPaul’s Drag Race also made the list. Cardi B’s OKURRRRR can also be found on the Best GIF of the Year list.

To see the full list of nominees, head over to Shorty Awards to explore nominees in both the influencers categories as well as the brand and organizations categories.

The Shorty Awards will take place on May 5, 2019 and voting closes on February 21, 2019.

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