The year's best producers of short* entertainment 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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Shorty Awards Entertainment Winners and Finalists

There were 5 finalists in this category.

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bettydraper

@bettydraper

Retweeting @bettydraper: @shortyawards I vote for @peggyolson in #advertising because my husband speaks very highly of her.

I vote for @bettydraper in #entertainment because it's the polite thing to do.

I vote for @bettydraper in the Shorty Awards Finals for #entertainment because we need more ladies like her in this world.

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PhillyD

@PhillyD

I vote for @PhillyD in the Shorty Awards Finals for #entertainment because... this dude knows shit.

I vote for @PhillyD in the Shorty Awards Finals for #entertainment because... he a nice person

I vote for @PhillyD in the Shorty Awards Finals for #entertainment because...because I want to be allowed in Kansas!

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betty_draper

@betty_draper

I vote for @betty_draper in the Shorty Awards Finals for #entertainment because Well, simply because.... :)

I vote for @betty_draper in the Shorty Awards Finals for #entertainment because...she is my best friend!

I vote for @betty_draper in #entertainment because she has to put up with don draper and she deserves an award

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FLWBooks

@FLWBooks

I vote for @FLWBooks in your #entertainment category 'cause I love getting lost between the covers. :)

I vote for @FLWBooks in #entertainment because in this age of cell phones, cable TV and iPods, books matter more than ever!

I vote for @FLWBooks in your #entertainment category 'cause I love getting lost between the covers. :)

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StephenFry

@StephenFry

I vote for @StephenFry in the Shorty Awards Finals for #entertainment because...he entertains with wit and originality and ...

I vote for @StephenFry in the Shorty Awards Finals for #entertainment because he brightens my day w/ his witticisms and la ...

I vote for @StephenFry in the Shorty Awards Finals for #entertainment because his L-literation experiment today was LOL.

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greggrunberg

@greggrunberg

I nominate @greggrunberg in #entertainment because he makes me laugh a lot!

I nominate @greggrunberg for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because Heroes is a great show and his tweets are interesting.

I nominate @greggrunberg for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because Heroes is an awesome show and Parkman is interesting.

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tweetbomb

@tweetbomb

I vote for @tweetbomb in the Shorty Awards Finals for #entertainment because its very interactive

@shortyawards, I nominate @tweetbomb for an #entertainment award because it's fun!

@shortyawards, I nominate @tweetbomb for an #entertainment award because it's fun!

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wildearth

@wildearth

I vote for @wildearth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #travel because animals are awesome...especially in the wild!

I vote for @wildearth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #travel because...they share a lot of love and kindness!

I vote for @wildearth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #travel because animals rule.

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Feliciaday

@Feliciaday

I vote for @Feliciaday in the Shorty Awards Finals for #celebritytweet because... the guild and dr horrible are great!!!

I nominate @Feliciaday for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because she's the most entertaining woman I'll never talk to :)

I nominate @Feliciaday for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because... three words: Watch The Guild.

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james_gunn

@james_gunn

I nominate @james_gunn for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because I do care when he's drinking coffee. :)

I nominate @james_gunn in category #humor because cantankerous is funny.

I nominate @james_gunn for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because...he entertains the $h!t out of me!

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TheEntertainer

@TheEntertainer

I nominate @TheEntertainer for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he is inspirational... through entertainment.

I nominate @TheEntertainer for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because...he rocks and following him is...(entertaining)

@shortyawards #entertainment @TheEntertainer because he's a well rounded, incredibly grounded Super Hero!

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theofficenbc

@theofficenbc

I recommend @theofficenbc in the Shorty Award category #entertainment because The Office is a very entertaining show.

I recommend @theofficenbc in the Shorty Award category #entertainment because this show makes me laugh *A LOT*

I recommend @theofficenbc in the Shorty Award category #entertainment because... they rock!!!!!!!!!

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BryanLAS

@BryanLAS

I nominate @BryanLAS for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because⦠Bryan is AWESOME.

I nominate @BryanLAS for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because⦠Bryan is the Man.

I nominate @BryanLAS for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because⦠Bryan is AWESOME.

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charlestrippy

@charlestrippy

I vote for @charlestrippy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because... i love him

I vote for @charlestrippy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because...he is awesomely hilarious =]

I vote for @charlestrippy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because... he smells like poop

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kpereira

@kpereira

@kpereira Then, do you think you should win an @shortyawards in the #moviereviewer category?

I nominate @kpereira for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he is friggen hilarious and awesome on AOTS and on Twitter.

I nominate @kpereira for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he just rules live national television

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fionabloom

@fionabloom

I nominate @fionabloom for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because...Fiona is the pulse of the hottest entertainment

I nominate @fionabloom for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because she knowz what's hap'ning and singz it loud and clear!

I nominate @fionabloom for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because she's always exposing me to the next fresh movement.

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bud_melman

@bud_melman

I nominate @bud_melman for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because... he has pictures of me at last year's Christmas party

I nominate @bud_melman for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he's good looking and kind-hearted.

I nominate @bud_melman for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because, damn, he's smart, good looking, witty, nice... ahhh...

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therealdvorak

@therealdvorak

I nominate @therealdvorak for a Shorty Award in #finance #entertainment and #journalism he's just a wealth of information.

I nominate @therealdvorak for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he's got "Baditude."

I nominate @therealdvorak for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he's the real McCoy.

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MadameZee

@MadameZee

I nominate @MadameZee for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because...she is fabulous and fabulously useful!

I nominate @MadameZee for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because I love the fun one-size-fits-all horoscopes!

I nominate @MadameZee for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because she is good for one smile a day

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drsteel

@drsteel

@shortyawards nominate @drsteel for #music - Industrial Hip-Hop Opera is under-represented in the world ; also giant robots and cupcakes.

I nominate @drsteel in #music because Bleu is scary.

I nominate @drsteel in #music because that's what a good Yellowjacket does. Lt. Bleu, AT YOUR SERVICE, FEARLESS LEADER!

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kwicherbichen

@kwicherbichen

I nominate @kwicherbichen for a Shorty Award in #bestusername because...it is the most creative name and they are HOT

I nominate @kwicherbichen for a Shorty Award in #bestusername because they are awesome. :)

I nominate @kwicherbichen for a Shorty Award in #bestusername because that name is just flat out cool

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breagrant

@breagrant

I nominate @breagrant for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because Heroes is a great show and her tweets are interesting.

I nominate @breagrant for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because she is just way too awesome not to be nominated

I nominate @breagrant for a Shorty Award in #entertainment. Because she's done a great job at doing such.

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JuliaAllison

@JuliaAllison

I nominate @JuliaAllison for a Shorty Award in #life because she doesn't want to miss a minute of it. Not a single minute.

I nominate @JuliaAllison for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is unapologetically herself.

I nominate @JuliaAllison for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because her stuff helps take a break from my own life

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DivaLea

@DivaLea

I nominate @DivaLea for an award in #entertainment for making me snort with laughter at least once a day.

Vote for me in #entertainment in the Shorty Awards! tweet @shortyawards with @DivaLea and #entertainment, and why you think I should win

I nominate @DivaLea for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because she's funny and awesome.

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celebritygossip

@celebritygossip

I nominate @celebritygossip for a Shorty Award in #entertainment for the hot celebrity gossip.

I nominate @celebritygossip for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because of the fun celebrity news.

I nominate @celebritygossip for a Shorty Award in #gossip because of the great gossip coverage.

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