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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@rocketboom: RT @TWBrit: @andrewbaron that was around 3677 words..... and the depiction is actually very similar to the problems within Social Media ...

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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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arjunbasu

@arjunbasu

I nominate @arjunbasu for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because his tweets are quirky and entertaining.

I nominate @arjunbasu for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because... He has made Twitter even MORE relevant.

I nominate @arjunbasu for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he writes incredible short stories in 140 characters &

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mchammer

@mchammer

I vote for @mchammer in the Shorty Awards Finals for #yourcategory . Who knew?

I nominate @mchammer in category #celebritytweet because he's the Hammer!

I nominate @mchammer for a Shorty Award in #music because...he jams!

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dave0911

@dave0911

I nominate @dave0911 for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he good!

I nominate @dave0911 for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because...of his top 10 awesomeness.

I nominate @dave0911 for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because...there posts are awesome and not BS posts....

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Marvel

@Marvel

I vote for @Marvel in the Shorty Awards Finals for #Brand because of Ironman Nuff Said

I vote for @Marvel in the Shorty Awards Finals for #brand because...Make Mine Marvel, that's why.

I vote for @Marvel in the Shorty Awards Finals for #brand because it's the awesomest brand that ever was

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extralife

@extralife

I nominate @extralife for a Shorty Award in #humor for the wonderful ExtraLife Radio, and Extra Life comic.

@shortyawards #entertainment @extralife One of the best podcasters out there, not to mention a great webcomic artist and helluva guy.

I nominate @extralife for a Shorty Award in #humor because... the ExtraLifeRadio podcast is AWESOME!

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peggyolson

@peggyolson

I vote for @peggyolson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because she puts the sterling in Sterling Cooper.

I vote for @peggyolson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because meow, meow, meow, meow, etc.

I vote for @peggyolson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because Peggy Rocks, Dammit!

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wilw

@wilw

I nominate @wilw for a shorty award in #geek because he rules us all with his witty repartee.

I nominate @wilw in category #celebritytweet.

I nominate @wilw for a shorty award in #geek because he's consistantly filled with awesome!

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warrenellis

@warrenellis

I vote for @warrenellis in the Shorty Awards Finals for #weird because...I like his snarky remarks

I vote for @warrenellis in the Shorty Awards Finals for #weird because Astonishing is great

I vote for @warrenellis in the Shorty Awards Finals for #weird because he's 'thinking out loud' :-)

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rickoshea

@rickoshea

I nominate @rickoshea for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he is the Tom Jones of twitter, knickers doth fly.

I nominate @rickoshea for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he can radio like noone else

I nominate @rickoshea for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he needs reminder to do a proper podcast for his radio show

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ultragrrrl

@ultragrrrl

I nominate @ultragrrrl for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because...she is the best, duh.

I nominate @ultragrrrl for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because... She puts her life and thoughts out there for everyo ...

I nominate @ultragrrrl for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because she basically wins at life...and she introduced me to SYH!

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MajorNelson

@MajorNelson

I nominate @MajorNelson for a Shorty Award in #videogames cuz he kept going in to MILF day after day despite the snowpocalyse

I nominate @MajorNelson for a Shorty Award in #videogames because hes the most xboxest person around

I nominate @MajorNelson for a Shorty Award in #tech because hes Mr.Xbox

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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

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dhewlett

@dhewlett

I nominate @dhewlett for a Shorty Award in #celebritytweet because he's the coolest actor on Twitter (and in the world)

I nominate @dhewlett for a Shorty Award in #tech because...he embraces tech& used the internet promoting 'A Dog's Breakfast.'

I nominate @dhewlett for a Shorty Award in #humor because...he can find the funny in everything.

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juliaroy

@juliaroy

I nominate @juliaroy for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because... she rocks and she has tweetweek.

@juliaroy Woah! I will vote for you, Julia: But don't forget to vote for me in #music category for shortyawards! ha ha ha XD

I nominate @juliaroy for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because...she does a great Tweet Week webisodes!

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redeyechicago

@redeyechicago

I nominate @redeyechicago for a Shorty Award in #news because they've got their finger on the pulse of Chicago.

I nominate @redeyechicago for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because the Twitter coverage is the best in Chicago.

I nominate @redeyechicago for a Shorty Award in #news because of the spot on reporting they do

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namecheap

@namecheap

I vote for @namecheap in the Shorty Awards Finals for #tech because I always vote for the cheap and easy.

I vote for @namecheap in the Shorty Awards Finals for #tech because they really used there marketing skills well ;)

I vote for @namecheap in the Shorty Awards Finals for #tech because they are totally awesome!

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TranquilMammoth

@TranquilMammoth

I vote for @TranquilMammoth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because... he is the best bass player that ever bassed.

I vote for @TranquilMammoth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because he runs fast.

I vote for @TranquilMammoth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because he's legit.

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hamsterwatch

@hamsterwatch

I nominate @hamsterwatch for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because...She Rocks

I nominate @hamsterwatch for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because hamsterwatch is the absolute best site to keep up to ...

I nominate @hamsterwatch for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because...Dingo knows Big Brother

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Astrogirl426

@Astrogirl426

I nominate @Astrogirl426 in #entertainment because I was sad when they wrote her out of Mad Men, but glad she's on Twitter.

I nominate @Astrogirl426 for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because...she's entertaining & can survive an ice storm!

I nominate @Astrogirl426 for Shorty Award in #entertainment because she has the most entertaining conversations w/...everyone!

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NickBallard1

@NickBallard1

I nominate @NickBallard1 for #entertainment as he seems to have such fun when entertaining people, and does it so amusingly.

I nominate @NickBallard1 for #entertainment because he is making a name for himself as we speak...type...tweet... : P

I nominate @NickBallard1 for #bestactor in the entertainment industry! He is definitely a versatile actor!

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frank_ohara

@frank_ohara

I nominate @frank_ohara for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because as far as I know he's the only real poet on twitter.

I nominate @frank_ohara for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he has such an entertaining way with words.

I nominate @frank_ohara for a Shorty Award in #poetry because no one doesn't rhyme like him.

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AlohaArleen

@AlohaArleen

I vote for @AlohaArleen in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because she keeps Twitter FUN and REAL!

I vote for @AlohaArleen in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because she is akamai and `olu `olu! {wink}

I vote for @AlohaArleen in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because she keeps Twitter FUN and REAL!

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dhlawrencexvii

@dhlawrencexvii

I nominate @dhlawrencexvii for #entertainment because he is not only awesome on Heroes, but he's an all around GREAT guy

I nominate @dhlawrencexvii for a Shorty Award in #entertainment & #celebritytweet

I nominate @dhlawrencexvii for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because I think he plays an amazing villain!

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digitaldriveby

@digitaldriveby

I recommend @digitaldriveby in the Shorty Award category #humor because... ummm... duh! Because they are AWESOME!!!

I nominate @digitaldriveby for a Shorty Award in #humor because they own the world

I nominate @digitaldriveby for a Shorty Award in #business because they have built a butt-load from nothing.

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