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The Year's Best Music on Twitter

Music Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Winner

The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences will use a combination of criteria to select the winner from among the finalists, including the number of votes, the reasons given in nominations, answers to the Shorty Interview (which you can still take here) and the content of the finalists' tweets.

1st

Hayley Williams

Hayley Williams
Finalist

i swear it's me. if i had time to create a fake twitter i'd be brittany, the pig-squealing youtube phenom.
Shelly Riot Kaulitz
Shelly Riot Kaulitz I recommend @yelyahwilliams in the Shorty Award category #music because is a really talented musician
Mia F
Mia F I recommend @yelyahwilliams in the Shorty Award category #music because her voice is awesome and really talented :)
montserrat
montserrat I recommend @yelyahwilliams in the Shorty Award category #music because...shes awesomee
View all votes for Hayley Williams
2,169 votes in music
49 votes in humor
48 votes in celebrity
8 votes in innovation
8 votes in weird

2nd

Ivete Sangalo

Ivete Sangalo
Finalist

Twitter Oficial da cantora brasileira Ivete Sangalo. Twitter atualizado pela própria Ivete e pela equipe do seu site.
Lais Capelari
Lais Capelari I recommend @ivetesangalo in the Shorty Award category #music because... Ela é FODA MESMOOOOOO.....Ivetinha te amooo..
Rodrigo Yure
Rodrigo Yure I recommend @ivetesangalo in the Shorty Award category #music because são elas que contagiam, e não consigo ficar par
Rodrigo Ferreira
Rodrigo Ferreira I recommend @ivetesangalo in the Shorty Award category #music because ELA É TODA BOA!
View all votes for Ivete Sangalo
2,077 votes in music
2,036 votes in celebrity
555 votes in design
549 votes in customerservice
76 votes in food

3rd

Theodore F. Leo

Theodore F. Leo
Finalist

Journeyman/Virgo-Dog/Bodhichitta Warrior in training
Alyson Curtis
Alyson Curtis I recommend @tedleo in the Shorty Award category #music because...
Singing Bridges
Singing Bridges I recommend @TedLeo in the Shorty Award category #music because he's been making great music for YEARS!
Tim Schaefer
Tim Schaefer I recommend @tedleo in the Shorty Award category #music because who cares about those other chumps?
View all votes for Theodore F. Leo
1,053 votes in music
9 votes in 1
3 votes in apps
3 votes in 18
2 votes in customerservice

4th

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber
Finalist

www.BieberFever.com Request my single SOMEBODY TO LOVE featuring USHER!! and thank you for making a dream come true. MY WORLD 2.0 - Get that!!
Jazz Marin
Jazz Marin I recommend @justinbieber in the Shorty Award category #music because...He's talented singer, songwriter, dancer amazin
Angelica Baltazar
Angelica Baltazar I recommend @justinbieber in the Shorty Award category #music because.. he deserves it for being the best in everything
Samantha Bieber
Samantha Bieber I recommend @justinbieber in the Shorty Award category #music because he is inspiring and an amazing role model(; <3
View all votes for Justin Bieber
981 votes in music
130 votes in celebrity
88 votes in sexiness
43 votes in humor
13 votes in news

5th

Britney Spears

Britney Spears
Finalist

It’s Britney Bitch!
Julie Pham
Julie Pham I recommend @britneyspears in the Shorty Award category #music because.. she's a living legend can look but not touch.
mattewispat2
mattewispat2 I recommend @britneyspears in the Shorty Award category #music because...she is an Great Person,and i love her son '3'.
Daniel Sepulveda
Daniel Sepulveda I recommend @BritneySpears in the Shorty Award category #music because...
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710 votes in music
148 votes in celebrity
73 votes in apps
20 votes in humor
11 votes in art

6th

MC Frontalot

MC Frontalot
Finalist

579th Greatest Rapper (The World's)
Duncan Perkins
Duncan Perkins I recommend @mc_frontalot in the Shorty Award category #music because... He went back in time and sexed my grandma.
Adam Lassek
Adam Lassek I recommend @mc_frontalot in the Shorty Award category #music because nerdcore needs to rise up... against Britney.
Yves Jacquot
Yves Jacquot I vote for @mc_frontalot for a Shorty Award in #music because... i pod ?
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557 votes in music
3 votes in celebrity
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in bestbandtopartywith
1 vote in health

7th

Claudia Leitte

Claudia Leitte

www.claudialeitte.com.br Acesse o site e conheça #FAMO$A, o novo single da cantora.
Juliana Rodrigues
Juliana Rodrigues I recommend @claudialeitte in the Shorty Award category #music because...
laryssa
laryssa I recommend @ClaudiaLeitte in the Shorty Award category #music because...é a melhor
Renan Paulo Rocha
Renan Paulo Rocha I recommend @ClaudiaLeitte in the Shorty Award category #music because... she is the best singer, i love she
View all votes for Claudia Leitte
590 votes in music
941 votes in design
830 votes in celebrity
622 votes in customerservice
128 votes in humor

8th

FF5 Band

FF5 Band

We're Family Force 5!
Brianna Lux Lemaster
Brianna Lux Lemaster I recommend @FF5Band in the Shorty Award category #music because... they create innovative and fresh music.
clarijessinet
clarijessinet I vote for @FF5Band for a Shorty Award in #music because they've got great music.
Icarus Forde
Icarus Forde I vote for @ff5band for a Shorty Award in #music because they have amazing live concerts. :D
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445 votes in music
115 votes in band
18 votes in awesomehair
15 votes in humor
7 votes in bestbandtopartywith

9th

Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert

The Glam Nation Tour kicks off in June. Request IF I HAD YOU on your fav radio stations now!
Riitta A
Riitta A I vote for @adamlambert for a Shorty Award in #music because...he knows music.
Johanna K.
Johanna K. I vote for @adamlambert for a Shorty Award in #music because... he is so dynamic yet emotional.
Catherine
Catherine I vote for @adamlambert for a Shorty Award in #music because...he's one of the most flexible musicians I've ever heard.
View all votes for Adam Lambert
401 votes in music
97 votes in sexiness
66 votes in celebrity
15 votes in fashion
13 votes in lgbt

10th

David Archuleta

David Archuleta

I'm David. I like music.
Jessica
Jessica I recommend @DavidArchie in the Shorty Award category #music because he's got an amazing voice
Cristian Gomez
Cristian Gomez I vote for @DavidArchie for a Shorty Award in #music because... he's a really good singer...
Liz
Liz I vote for @DavidArchie for a Shorty Award in #music because he has an amazing voice pure character & is a great role m
View all votes for David Archuleta
385 votes in music
158 votes in humor
153 votes in celebrity
94 votes in food
74 votes in health

11th

Amanda Palmer

Amanda Palmer

lead singer of The Dresden Dolls / punk cabaret force of nature
Simon Hinchco
Simon Hinchco I recommend @amandapalmer in the Shorty Award category #music because... she rocks the boat without tipping it over
marley felix
marley felix I vote for @amandapalmer for a Shorty Award in #music because... i dont want hayley williams to win, and i like AFP.
danpearson
danpearson I vote for @amandapalmer for a Shorty Award in #music because...my teacher told me i couldnt sing
View all votes for Amanda Palmer
356 votes in music
34 votes in innovation
10 votes in art
1 vote in food
1 vote in humor

12th

MARCOME

MARCOME

I'm a Canadian singer songwriter & musician. I do a mixture of pop world music mixed with new age, jazz & ambient voices. My name is pronounced Marko-may.
Marcelle
Marcelle I nominate @MARCOME for a Shorty Award in #music because she is so creative,talented and her music speaks to your soul.
Michel Rondeau
Michel Rondeau I nominate @MARCOME for a Shorty Award in #music because she's a fine and talented Canadian artist
Surly E
Surly E I nominate @MARCOME for a Shorty Award in #music because she creates music to design to.
View all votes for MARCOME
386 votes in music
4 votes in follow
3 votes in rawks
3 votes in ff
2 votes in bacon

13th

Dulce Maria

Dulce Maria

Dulce Maria is a mexican pop star, she was part of RBD and now she's starting her career as a solo singer. Dulce have many fans around the world.
Caio Aparecido !
Caio Aparecido ! I recommend @dmoficial in the Shorty Award category #music because she is the best
Nathália Monteiro
Nathália Monteiro I recommend @dmoficial in the Shorty Award category #music because she is a great singer and i love her!
Hellen C. Budel
Hellen C. Budel I recommend @dmoficial in the Shorty Award category #music because...
View all votes for Dulce Maria
359 votes in music
202 votes in celebrity
15 votes in design
8 votes in health
8 votes in nonprofit

14th

David Cook

David Cook

This is the Official David Cook twitter page. All others are fake.
ultimate musiclist
ultimate musiclist RT @JGirdner I vote for @thedavidcook for a Shorty Award in #music because... He is awesome! & p... http://bit.ly/9CsE... #ultimatemusiclist
Julie Girdner
Julie Girdner I vote for @thedavidcook for a Shorty Award in #music because... He is awesome! & puts on a great show!
roxanne bagain
roxanne bagain I vote for @thedavidcook for a Shorty Award in #music because...he just gave us a sneak peak of his new song.
View all votes for David Cook
272 votes in music
60 votes in celebrity
43 votes in humor
22 votes in sexiesttwitterer
19 votes in health

15th

Tegan and Sara

Tegan and Sara

Tegan dispatching on behalf of Tegan and Sara.
Christine Young
Christine Young I vote for @theteganandsara for a Shorty Award in #music because...they are legit
Todd Lyons
Todd Lyons I vote for @theteganandsara for a Shorty Award in #music because they write great songs (covered by The White Stripes, Ryan Adams, etc.)
Tori Bright
Tori Bright I vote for @theteganandsara for a Shorty Award in #music because... they are SO funny, talented, and different.
View all votes for Tegan and Sara
260 votes in music
12 votes in humor
11 votes in lgbt
1 vote in celebrity
1 vote in brand

16th

Nick Jonas

Nick Jonas

Nick Jonas and the Administration
Bruna Cardozo
Bruna Cardozo I recommend @nickjonas in the Shorty Award category #music because...
Gabriela.
Gabriela. I recommend @nickjonas in the Shorty Award category #music because he is looooove of my life with ur brothers :)
Larii
Larii I recommend @nickjonas in the Shorty Award category #music because...
View all votes for Nick Jonas
273 votes in music
14 votes in celebrity
8 votes in government
5 votes in talented
3 votes in health

17th

雅-MIYAVI-

雅-MIYAVI-

JAPANESE SAMURAI GUITARIST
kai
kai I nominate @miyavi_official for a Shorty Award in #music because he's got the best samurai style http://bit.ly/shor...
Kazuko Matsumoto
Kazuko Matsumoto I vote for @MIYAVI_OFFICIAL for a Shorty Award in #music because... He's the best <3
Johanna
Johanna I vote for @miyavi_official for a Shorty Award in #music because... he deserves it the most! :D
View all votes for 雅-MIYAVI-
224 votes in music
4 votes in celebrity
1 vote in 13
1 vote in news
1 vote in health

18th

Anahi
Daniel Sepulveda
Daniel Sepulveda I recommend @Anahi in the Shorty Award category #music because...
Laura Arantes
Laura Arantes I recommend @Anahi in the Shorty Award category #music because she is my life
Larissa Queiroz
Larissa Queiroz I recommend @anahi in the Shorty Award category #music because... she is the best
View all votes for Anahi
287 votes in music
117 votes in celebrity
39 votes in design
22 votes in news
15 votes in fashion

19th

AFI

AFI

Begin Transmission
Raphael Fidélis
Raphael Fidélis I recommend @AFI in the Shorty Award category #music because...I really love they're music!
Whitney Whitfield
Whitney Whitfield I vote for @AFI for a Shorty Award in #music because..they have such amazing talent as well as a great attitude to fans
Sean M
Sean M I vote for @AFI for a Shorty Award in #music because...They appreciate there fans so much, and mean so much to me.
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237 votes in music
6 votes in art
2 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in celebrity
1 vote in blogger

20th

Pitty

Pitty

Cantora, compositora e escrevedora.
Gustavo Jonas
Gustavo Jonas I recommend @pittyleone in the Shorty Award category #music because...
Marcelo M. Benedito
Marcelo M. Benedito I vote @pittyleone for a Shorty Award in #music because she's the best, for me.
View all votes for Pitty
215 votes in music
5 votes in celebrity
4 votes in news
4 votes in mus
2 votes in nonprofit