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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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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.

41st

Curt Smith

Curt Smith

Solo musician; co-founder of Tears for Fears. Husband, father, Man United supporter and Liberal Puke.
Inty Oliveira
Inty Oliveira I vote for @curtsmith for a Shorty Award in #music because...he is awesome, have great talent and is so cute ! =)
Celeste Keenan
Celeste Keenan I vote for @curtsmith for a Shorty Award in #music because he's an awesome musician.
swiv
swiv I nominate @curtsmith for a Shorty Award in #music because...he gives younger artists chances and still rocks the house
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74 votes in music
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in health
1 vote in news
1 vote in humor

42nd

Paul Shouse
Chris Jones
Chris Jones I recommend @alyssashouse524 in the Shorty Award category #music because...
Paola
Paola I nominate @alyssashouse524 for a Shorty Award in #music because... she's an incredible singer!
Ta-Tyonna Buck
Ta-Tyonna Buck I nominate @AlyssaShouse524 for a Shorty Award in #music because she is a major inspiration and a star in the making
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75 votes in music
1 vote in nonprofit
1 vote in apps
1 vote in customerservice
1 vote in egocentric

43rd

Sharon Corr

Sharon Corr

Musician, Violinist, Corr
Marie M
Marie M I nominate @Sharon_Corr for a Shorty Award in #music because her music is proving to be timeless.
Naiha Porto
Naiha Porto I nominate @Sharon_Corr for a Shorty Award in #music because she is a CORR <3
Katia  Costa
Katia Costa I nominate @Sharon_Corr for a Shorty Award in #music because...i love her!
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71 votes in music
4 votes in celebrity
3 votes in nonprofit
2 votes in design
2 votes in innovation

44th

paramore

paramore

Paramore's new album is out now and available at paramore.net!
justme_marycullen
justme_marycullen I recommend @paramore in the Shorty Award category #music because...
Konstantina
Konstantina I recommend @paramore in the Shorty Award category #music because... I adore them !
Ricardo
Ricardo I recommend @paramore in the Shorty Award category #music because... I love them (in a non-gay or non-stalker way)
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75 votes in music
3 votes in band
2 votes in apps
1 vote in design
1 vote in other

45th

Bowling For Soup

Bowling For Soup

The Official Bowling For Soup Twitter Page!
Timo B.
Timo B. I recommend @bfsrocks in the Shorty Award category #music because... THEY ARE THE BEST BAND EVER!!!!!!
Simon Walker
Simon Walker I recommend @bfsrocks in the Shorty Award category #music because... THE ARE LEGENDS!!!!!
♪u♪u
♪u♪u I vote for @bfsrocks for a Shorty Award in #music because their songs makes me smile and feeling good.
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66 votes in music
12 votes in comedy
6 votes in humor
1 vote in food

46th

petshopboys

petshopboys

We're the Pet Shop Boys.
Fabiola A.Riquelme P
Fabiola A.Riquelme P I recommend @petshopboys in the Shorty Award category #music because...
Xantes Fire
Xantes Fire I nominate @petshopboys for a Shorty Award in #music because...
Cinthia Gonzales
Cinthia Gonzales I nominate @petshopboys for a Shorty Award in #music because...The lyrics are human and the world hears them
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72 votes in music
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in news

47th

30secondstomars

30secondstomars

PROVEHITO IN ALTUM
Laura Grigėnaitė
Laura Grigėnaitė I recommend @30SECONDSTOMARS in the Shorty Award category #music because they're the best! #Thisiswar
Bernadeta Venckutė
Bernadeta Venckutė I recommend @30SECONDSTOMARS in the Shorty Award category #music because... MARS IS THE SHIT! you better vote for them!
deimantė :}
deimantė :} I recommend @30SECONDSTOMARS in the Shorty Award category #music because... they're amazing. <3
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58 votes in music
1 vote in design

48th

Chris Uckermann
ultimate musiclist
ultimate musiclist RT @bibiv I vote for @_UCKER_ for a Shorty Award in #music because he's talented. http://bit.ly/... http://bit.ly/9zLJ... #ultimatemusiclist
Bianca Vidmantas
Bianca Vidmantas I vote for @_UCKER_ for a Shorty Award in #music because he's talented.
chuchucker
chuchucker I vote for @_UCKER_ for a Shorty Award in #music because he's talented.
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72 votes in music
16 votes in celebrity

49th

Jaret Reddick

Jaret Reddick

Rock musician, comedian, Daddy, actor, Twitter/Ustream/Podcast addict, and all around swell guy.
samantha beckett
samantha beckett I vote for @jaret2113 for a Shorty Award in #music because... he is just lovely and gives great hugs xx
danwest
danwest I nominate @jaret2113 for a Shorty Award in #music because he got the girl all the bad guys want
Rev. Lindsay
Rev. Lindsay I nominate @jaret2113 for a Shorty Award in #music because... he never stops entertaining
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50 votes in music
1 vote in comedy

50th

taylorswift13
Adrianne Jo Gomez
Adrianne Jo Gomez I nominate @taylorswift13 for a Shorty Award in #music because...I love her songs! And she's down to earth
jamezDGAF
jamezDGAF I nominate @taylorswift13 for a Shorty Award in #music!
Ciara Garrett
Ciara Garrett I nominate @taylorswift13 for a Shorty Award in #music because i love her songs! go taylor !
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44 votes in music
3 votes in bestsinger
2 votes in apps
2 votes in humorandgreatness
1 vote in weird

51st

josh groban

josh groban

Professional Scribbler, Warbler, and Ivory Tickler
Doris
Doris I nominate @joshgroban for a Shorty Award in #music because...his voice is beautiful and he is a kind, humble humanitar
PM Russell
PM Russell I nominate @joshgroban for a Shorty Award in #music because...his songs take me away.
amy bachman
amy bachman I nominate @joshgroban for a Shorty Award in #music because... who doesn't love to be seranaded to?!?!
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36 votes in music
2 votes in celebrity
2 votes in humor
2 votes in 1
1 vote in education

52nd

Questo of The Roots

Questo of The Roots

your favorite twitterer's favorite music snob.
houseofjenny
houseofjenny I nominate @questlove for a Shorty Award in #music because he's the hardest working man in show biz...and he updates!
Luke Olson-Elm
Luke Olson-Elm I nominate @questlove for a Shorty Award in #music because THE ROOTS are real. & b/c Quest is wicked awesome.
Larry Fellows III
Larry Fellows III I nominate @questlove for a Shorty Award in #music becuz I grew up listenin 2 Roots & he's an awesome percusstionist
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45 votes in music
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in advertising
1 vote in celebrity

53rd

Fiona Bloom

Fiona Bloom

Music Lover; Social Entrepreneur, Connector, World Citizen, Comic; Publicist by trade, love brussels sprouts & Earl Grey.
Vanessa Hidary
Vanessa Hidary I nominate @Fionabloom for a Shorty Award in #music because...shes amazing!!!
Adriel Luis uda iLLs
Adriel Luis uda iLLs I nominate @Fionabloom for a Shorty Award in #music because she's INSTRUMENTAL to the NYC music scene!
Jay Peterson
Jay Peterson I nominate @Fionabloom for a Shorty Award in #music because... no one else can do it better! She's #1
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38 votes in music
1 vote in journalist
1 vote in smallbusiness

54th

Pat Piff

Pat Piff

Motor City MisFit!! Follow Pat Piff the dopest MC out of Det,MI..Finally Famous
Aramis P
Aramis P I nominate @patpiff for a Shorty Award in #music because... his delivery, style, & content are DOPE!!!
Chance McGrady Jr
Chance McGrady Jr I nominate @patpiff for a Shorty Award in #music because up up up up the list
Jordan Rivers
Jordan Rivers I nominate @patpiff for a Shorty Award in #music because... I fuck with him
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39 votes in music
1 vote in egocentric

55th

HANSON

HANSON

May 1992 was our first show, it was a capella (Isaac 11, Taylor 9, Zac 6). Our Music is all about Songs, Vocal Harmony, Groove, Melody, Passion, and Fun too :)
Misty Edwards
Misty Edwards I recommend @hansonmusic in the Shorty Award category #music because...Thay are amazing thay have been trough so much a
Megan Friend
Megan Friend I recommend @hansonmusic in the Shorty Award category #music because they are inspiring to fans and non-fans alike.
Melissa Brooks
Melissa Brooks I recommend @hansonmusic in the Shorty Award category #music because...
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39 votes in music
2 votes in celebrity

56th

Sugarland

Sugarland

The official Twitter account of the country duo Sugarland! Follow to get official updates from Kristian and Jennifer.
Terri Plant
Terri Plant I nominate @Sugarlandmusic for a Shorty Award in #music because...they make the best music for their fans!
Rhonda Skillington
Rhonda Skillington I nominate @Sugarlandmusic for a Shorty Award in #music because...their music is inspiring.
Shelby Timmer
Shelby Timmer I nominate @Sugarlandmusic for a Shorty Award in #music because...they are the coolest people in the entire world!!! :)
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35 votes in music
5 votes in sugarcubes
2 votes in vote4sugar
1 vote in celebrity
1 vote in humor

57th

Boyce Avenue

Boyce Avenue

Boyce Avenue, a Florida-based band popular for its strong acoustic roots and melodic rock sound, consists of Alejandro, Fabian, and Daniel Manzano
Lily Vu
Lily Vu I nominate @BoyceAvenue for a Shorty Award in #music because... their music is phenomenal and they do so much for their
BAStreetTeamAmerica
BAStreetTeamAmerica I nominate @BoyceAvenue for a Shorty Award in #music because... we love their music and they are extremely talented!
Daniel De Lucca
Daniel De Lucca I nominate @BoyceAvenue for a Shorty Award in #music because its the best band of all times !
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39 votes in music
1 vote in art

58th

ive

ive

Lara deLyra
Lara deLyra I recommend @ive in the Shorty Award category #music because...
ultimate musiclist
ultimate musiclist RT @juliannakitty I vote for @ive for a Shorty Award in #music because...Brazil and the world lo... http://bit.ly/bBPi... #ultimatemusiclist
JuLIanNA rOdRiGuEs
JuLIanNA rOdRiGuEs I vote for @ive for a Shorty Award in #music because...Brazil and the world love with her music that she has the power
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32 votes in music
31 votes in celebrity
3 votes in customerservice
1 vote in weird
1 vote in apps

59th

muse
Kracola
Kracola I recommend @muse in the Shorty Award category #music because...
Suzanne Haanen
Suzanne Haanen I vote for @muse for a Shorty Award in #music because... the new cd ROCKS!!
© Shazam!
© Shazam! I vote for @muse for a Shorty Award in #music because... They rock!
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28 votes in music
1 vote in politics
1 vote in humor

60th

Jesse McCartney

Jesse McCartney

Jesse McCartney Official Twitter
Joyce Vermont
Joyce Vermont I recommend @JesseMcCartney in the Shorty Award category #music because...
Maria Izabel
Maria Izabel I recommend @jessemccartney in the Shorty Award category #music ...because he is a great singer and he deserves to be r
Morgana
Morgana I recommend @JesseMcCartney in the Shorty Award category #music because he's an amazing musician
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36 votes in music
3 votes in celebrity
1 vote in other
1 vote in design
1 vote in food