The year's best producers of short* awesomeness content

*140 characters or less, on Twitter

The Shorty Awards honors the year's best content producers on Twitter.

The first annual Shorty Awards Ceremony was held on February 11, 2009. Read what the press had to say about it and watch video from the night. Get news about next year's awards and who to follow on Twitter by joining the email list, subscribing to the blog, or following @ShortyNews on Twitter.

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Top nominees in awesomeness

1

brunsvold

@brunsvold

I nominate @brunsvold for a Shorty Award in #WangChunging because everybody will wang chung tonight.

i am happy to say @brunsvold is still #1 in the shorty awards for awesomeness http://shortyawards.com/category/awesomeness

I nominate @brunsvold in category #badassery because he's a bad ass!

2

mknell

@mknell

I nominate @mknell for a Shorty Award in #awesomeness because seriously, who else could it go to?

I nominate @mknell for a Shorty Award in #awesomeness because he's awesome at Rockband Drums, and he's got my back :)

I nominate @mknell for a Shorty Award in #awesomeness because his awesomeness is legendary.

3

DonnasTea

@DonnasTea

I nominate @DonnasTea for a Shorty Award in #awesomeness because i found you on twitter and know your tru identity! HA

I nominate @DonnasTea for a Shorty Award in #weird because you weirdo you, keep it up

I nominate @DonnasTea for a Shorty Award in #geek because heh, geek, yes you.

4

Mia

@Mia

I nominate @Mia and @sh3n3rd for an award in #requestingtwitterstonominatethemforawards.

I nominate @Mia for a Shorty Award in #evil because... she rocks ;o)

I nominate @Mia for a Shorty Award in #evil because...Grrrr She is so evil!!

5

johncabrera

@johncabrera

I nominate @johncabrera for a Shorty Award in #kickassness because... his computer told me to.

I nominate @johncabrera for a Shorty Award in #awesomeness because...is awesomenissimo

I nominate @johncabrera for a Shorty Award in #entertainment.

6

bkGirlFriday

@bkGirlFriday

@shortyawards ... I'd like to nominate @bkGirlFriday for #nothing ... cause uh... nothing, nevermind

I nominate @bkGirlFriday for a Shorty Award in #music because she is the ukulele sound on twitterland. ;-)

I nominate @bkGirlFriday for a Shorty Award in #humor because...SHE IS SO AWESOME!!

7

recklessstudio

@recklessstudio

I nominate @recklessstudio for a shorty award for #awesomeness because he is...well...awesome!

8

god

@god

I recommend @god in the Shorty Award category #humor because I'm trying to cover all bases and seems like the wise thing to do

I nominate @god for a Shorty Award in #religion because...Really, do you need a reason?

I nominate @god for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because He cracks me up and actually follows and talks with ppl!

9

christingom

@christingom

I nominate @christingom for a Shorty Award in #Awesomeness because he cohosts Super Wicked Awesome.

10

lrntoswim

@lrntoswim

I nominate @lrntoswim for a Shorty Award in #lovefool because dear, I fear we're facing a problem...

I nominate @lrntoswim for a Shorty Award in #awesomeness because she's made of awesome.

I nominate @lrntoswim for an #awesomechick award cause DUH!!! she is!!!

11

MarkNolan

@MarkNolan

I nominate @MarkNolan for a Shorty Award in #making a difference ,reducing stress & BRINGING JOY Back

I nominate @MarkNolan for a Shorty Award in #awesomeness because...Because his dog thinks he is awesome.

12

barackobama

@barackobama

I vote for @barackobama in the Shorty Awards Finals for #yourcategory because...you will be the best prez ever!

I vote for @barackobama in category #leadership because he's not a politician. He has vision, desire, and inspires.

I nominate @barackobama in category #awesomeness.

13

liesforliars

@liesforliars

I nomitate @liesforliars in the #gaymilf category.

I nominate @liesforliars for a Shorty Award in #minion because when I win the Evil category, I'm gonna need one.

@shortyawards Ihereby with my shoes on nominate @liesforliars for #awesomeness so he has to duck no more!

14

paolo

@paolo

I nominate @paolo for a Shorty Award in #awesomeness because he's a regular freakazoid

15

mattrendo

@mattrendo

I nominate @mattrendo for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because... he is trying to help the less fortunate

I need to introduce you to my man @mattrendo cause he's the most #awesomeness man ... Huuuiiii!

I nominate @mattrendo for a Shorty Award in #amazingness because... he is doing some amazing things

16

cswingler

@cswingler

I nominate @cswingler for a Shorty Award in #awesomeness because... frot

17

luckyshirt

@luckyshirt

I vote for @luckyshirt in #humor b/c he made me laugh even when I didn't want to...and made me star 4 of his tweets today.

I nominate @luckyshirt in #joketelling because damn, @luckyshirt can #tellsomedamnfunnyjokes

I nominate @luckyshirt for a Shorty Award in #awesomeness because he made Jack Bauer cry an... wait, which account am I using?

18

emmerogers

@emmerogers

I nominate @emmerogers for a short award in #humor because a smartass and a quick wit are as sexy as you can get.

I nominate @emmerogers for a Shorty Award in #awesomeness because no other Canadian I know is as Kewl as She is.

Oh neat I was nominated for 2 @shortyawards #smiles and #photography lol Thanks @emmerogers

19

kelliesimpson

@kelliesimpson

I nominate @kelliesimpson for #awesomeness because she so cool, she makes cows give out chocolate milk

I nominate @kelliesimpson for #naughtywords because she can get away with them

20

everybodyinmytwi

I nominate @everybodyinmytwitternetwork for a Shorty Award in #awesomeness. Word to Barney Stinson

21

ST_Rachel

@ST_Rachel

I nominate @ST_Rachel for a Shorty Award in #education because...she has taught my family to communicate in a fun way.

I nominate @ST_Rachel for a Shorty Award in #Awesome because shes a amazing Mom & friend & much more that wont fit in a tweet

I nominate @ST_Rachel for a Shorty Award category#nonprofits because her foundation has changed lives for the better

22

imrananwar

@imrananwar

I nominate @imrananwar for a Shorty Award in #awesomeness because his awesomeness is so awesome, there are no words for it.

23

brightkit

@brightkit

I vote for @brightkit in the Shorty Awards Finals for #apps because I'm addicted to it

I vote for @brightkit in the Shorty Awards Finals for #apps because it simplifies the management of multiple Twitter accounts

I vote for @brightkit in the Shorty Awards Finals for #apps because it keeps me real online