The year's best producers of short* music 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 Music Winners and Finalists

There were 5 finalists in this category.

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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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cyberpr

@cyberpr

I vote for @cyberpr in #music because I am sure she is a great person and deserves it (and jodyg made me do it!)

I vote for @cyberpr in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because...tops in music on twitter..

It's the last day of the @shortyawards - If you haven't voted for @cyberpr in #music - Please do it NAO!!! :D

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cardinology

@cardinology

I vote for @cardinology in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because...its fun

I vote for @cardinology in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because...its fun

I vote for @cardinology in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because...its fun

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adbert

@adbert

I vote for @adbert in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because...his knowledge, ability and flair is unsurpassed

I vote for @adbert in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music cause this guy never found a song he won't play, just like the bunny

I vote for @adbert in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because...his tweets are the best!

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radioexile

@radioexile

I nominate @radioexile for a Shorty Award in #music because they're insightful and funny while supporting emerging artists.

I nominate @radioexile for #music because I write for them and hello! self-promotion.

I nominate @radioexile for the #music category. They're 2 legit 2 quit

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megaphonemusic

@megaphonemusic

I vote for @megaphonemusic in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because... Rock is great and so are they!

I vote for @megaphonemusic in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because THEY ROCK.

I vote for @megaphonemusic in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because...its fun

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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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ElementsOfJazz

@ElementsOfJazz

I nominate @ElementsOfJazz in category #music because she shares her love of jazz!

I nominate @ElementsOfJazz for a Shorty Award for #jazz for her promotion of jazz music.

I nominate @ElementsOfJazz for a Shorty Award in #music because her tweets bring all the Jazz boys & girls to the yard.

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MarkCarras

@MarkCarras

I nominate @MarkCarras for a Shorty Award in #music because.. Metal needs the mad love

I nominate @MarkCarras for a Shorty Award in #music because...Rock RuleS!

I nominate @MarkCarras for a Shorty Award in #music because of his tireless efforts to promote music and connect music lovers

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terranaomi

@terranaomi

I nominate @terranaomi for the #music award because she also has a very eunuchy voice.

I nominate @terranaomi for #music because the first time I've heard her music I basically dropped everything to go get the CDs

I nominate @terranaomi for a Shorty Award in #music because... she puts all in her songs

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georgiawonder

@georgiawonder

@georgiawonder My Twitter stream has been flooded with #shortyawards tweets for what seems like ages. Good to see final results.

I nominate @georgiawonder for a Shorty Award in #music because they play good music

@shortyawards #music @georgiawonder they sound great. Definitely my best new find on Twitter.

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Legere

@Legere

I nominate @Legere for a Shorty Award in #music because...we enjoy her tweets whether or not they are about music.

I nominate @Legere for a Shorty Award in #music because...her music is global & her voice is healing.

I nominate @Legere for a Shorty Award in #music because...Phoebe is awesome in every way and should be acknowledged.

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jodyg

@jodyg

I vote for @jodyg in category #music even though it seems she didn't make finals :(. What a rip. ;) Next time.

@shortyawards: I nominate @jodyg for a shorty award in #music because she RAWKZ!!! :D

I nominate @jodyg for a Shorty Award in #music because her music is beautiful and thoughtful - and she's a wonderful person!

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solobasssteve

@solobasssteve

I nominate @solobasssteve in #music because.. well.. because he's an awesome musician.. and he's got some fab dance moves too.

I nominate @solobasssteve in #music because he's blazing a whole new path for solo musicians

I nominate @solobasssteve in #music because he rocks. :-)

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davejmatthews

@davejmatthews

@shortyawards #music @davejmatthews because his scatological musings keep everyone jumping and guessing. Also, have pic of Roi with a smile.

I nominate @davejmatthews for a Shorty Award in #music because, well, he's Dave

I nominate @davejmatthews for a Shorty Award in #photography because... he posts some... interesting self-portraits.

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m212

@m212

I nominate @m212 for a Shorty Award in #music because...they are amazingly talented and I love their music and live shows!!!

@shortyawards #entertainment @m212 your great

I nominate @m212 for a Shorty Award in #music because...they are the best band out there, totally professional & energetic!

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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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amandapalmer

@amandapalmer

I nominate @amandapalmer for a Shorty Award in #music because... she is amazing and is always doing cool stuff for her fans!

I nominate @amandapalmer for a Shorty Award in #music because she's long dead and gone, but still sending tweets

I nominate @amandapalmer for a Shorty Award in #music because Amanda Palmer is an incredibly influential artist!

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natalie_brown

@natalie_brown

Hi all! Can you please help me out by tweeting: @shortyawards I nominate @natalie_brown for a Shorty Award in #music

Please help @natalie_brown out by tweeting @shortyawards & nominate her for a Shorty Award in #music.. She is totally awesome!!!!!

I nominate @natalie_brown for a Shorty Award in #music because she is Canadian :]

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joshcharles

@joshcharles

Please nominate @joshcharles for a ShortyAward in the #music category by sending a tweet to @ shorty Deadline is 12/31 so do it now! Plz RT!

I nominate @joshcharles for a Shorty Award in #music because...his music can touch the soul

I nominate @joshcharles for a Shorty Award in #music because... he is a true artist, and wildly talented!

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lotd

@lotd

I nominate @lotd in category #music because I love reading it daily.

I nominate @lotd for a Shorty Award in #music even though he seems to have multiple personality disorder

I nominate @lotd for a Shorty Award in #music because "word begets image and image is virus."

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chrisblake

@chrisblake

I nominate @chrisblake for a Shorty Award in #music because he rocks my socks and his videos are sweet, too.

I nominate @chrisblake for a Shorty Award in #music because he is talented & using soc media thoughtfully--to really conne

I nominate @chrisblake for a Shorty Award in #music because socially conscious tunes rock!

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mariancall

@mariancall

I nominate @mariancall for a Shorty Award in #music because... She had me at Brown, Brown Eyes.

I nominate @mariancall for a Shorty Award in #music because I love her music/updates, & we Browncoats gotta stick together!

I nominate @mariancall for a Shorty Award in #music because her tweets are funny

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ihatemornings

@ihatemornings

I nominate @ihatemornings for a Shorty Award in #music because you're know one if your not on twitter =)

@shortyawards @ihatemornings is a #music legend because he doesn't (often) get caught when he's self promoting...

@shortyawards @ihatemornings is a #music legend because Ben Walker's niche-songs in general & Twitter Song in particular are just plain

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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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