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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.

1st

Liverpool Supporters

Liverpool Supporters
Finalist

Liverpool F.C. updates from 100% dedicated supporters who bleed red. You'll Never Tweet Alone.
Muhammad Afdal
Muhammad Afdal I recommend @empireofthekop in the Shorty Award category #sports because... this is the best..!!!
Anayadita Adenis
Anayadita Adenis I recommend @empireofthekop in the Shorty Award category #sports because... they wouldn't leave us alone!
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I recommend @empireofthekop in the Shorty Award category #sports because... they give me "true" LFC news
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953 votes in sports
7 votes in ynwa
6 votes in liverpool
4 votes in music
2 votes in lfc

2nd

São Paulo FC

São Paulo FC
Finalist

Tri do Mundo e da Libertadores, Hexacampeão Brasileiro. Twitter não-oficial do clube, mas feito por quem está sempre lá!
Thiago
Thiago I recommend @spfc in the Shorty Award category #sports because are the best football club in the world! TriMundial
Natani Espinosa
Natani Espinosa I recommend @spfc in the Shorty Award category #sports because are trimundial ;)
Natália
Natália I recommend @spfc in the Shorty Award category #sports because...
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1,309 votes in sports
22 votes in assumebambi
3 votes in food
2 votes in news
2 votes in customerservice

3rd

Bill Simmons

Bill Simmons
Finalist

I write the Sports Guy column and host the BS Report podcast for ESPN.com. My latest book (The Book of Basketball) came out in October '09.
Caleb Harris
Caleb Harris I recommend @sportsguy33 in the Shorty Award category #sports because someday he may tweet the Rocky training vid 2 me
JoE Proffitt
JoE Proffitt I recommend @sportsguy33 in the Shorty Award category #sports because... he's f--king awesome.
Jeff Nickerson
Jeff Nickerson I recommend @sportsguy33 in the Shorty Award category #sports because...I think he might be my dad....
View all votes for Bill Simmons
695 votes in sports
3 votes in 1
2 votes in humor
2 votes in culturalinstitution
2 votes in h

4th

Arthur Muhlenberg

Arthur Muhlenberg
Finalist

O Flamengão Fuderosão em 140 caracteres.
ACHOU NA ILHA!
ACHOU NA ILHA! I recommend @urublog in the Shorty Award category #sports because... Parabéns athurzão pelo 4º Lugar...
Lucas Soares
Lucas Soares Eu votei no @urublog na categoria #sports do Shorty Award porque o cara tem sempre uma visão positiva do Mengão!
Valtinho
Valtinho I recommend @urublog in the Shorty Award category #sports because representa a > e + feliz torcida de fut. do mundo.
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502 votes in sports
2 votes in news
2 votes in assumebambi
2 votes in weird
2 votes in music

5th

San Francisco 49ers

San Francisco 49ers
Finalist

Official Twitter Account of the Five-Time Super Bowl Champion San Francisco 49ers! Updated by Scott Kegley and Taylor Price.
Cleiton Sousa
Cleiton Sousa I recommend @SF_49ers in the Shorty Award category #sports because...
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I recommend @SF_49ers in the Shorty Award category #sports because... they are the most improved team this season, with
Tiffany Black
Tiffany Black I recommend @SF_49ers in the Shorty Award category #sports because... they are the most improved team this season, with
View all votes for San Francisco 49ers
419 votes in sports
3 votes in 49ers
1 vote in design
1 vote in best
1 vote in nflfail

6th

Flamengo

Flamengo
Finalist

Twitter oficial do Clube de Regatas do Flamengo. Mantido pela equipe do site oficial (FlaMarketing)
Bovespa Brazil Ibov
Bovespa Brazil Ibov I recommend @CR_Flamengo in the Shorty Award category #sports it's Once you are Flamengo, Flamengo Eternally!
Tais Brito
Tais Brito I recommend @CR_Flamengo in the Shorty Award category #sports because... is the best team ever and accounts with the gr
Max Viana
Max Viana I recommend @CR_Flamengo in the Shorty Award category #sports because...
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290 votes in sports
14 votes in culturalinstitution
6 votes in penta
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in design

7th

Chelsea FC

Chelsea FC

All the official news straight from the Blues with behind-the-scenes action from Cobham including all the latest training reports & exclusive player updates
ann carter
ann carter I recommend @stamfordthelion in the Shorty Award category #sports because Clinton never got sacked so keep JT
Nina
Nina I nominate @stamfordthelion for a Shorty Award in #sports because... i support them in premier league.
Sherlyn Esther
Sherlyn Esther I nominate @stamfordthelion for a Shorty Award in #sports because i like chelsea
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231 votes in sports
1 vote in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in design

8th

Detroit Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings

The official Twitter home of the Detroit Red Wings. Updated by the Red Wings' New Media Dept.
Andrew Abercrombie
Andrew Abercrombie I recommend @DetroitRedWings in the Shorty Award category #sports because...the Red Wings rock!
Jake
Jake I vote for @DetroitRedWings for a Shorty Award in #sports because They are the greatest hockey team EVER!
Michael
Michael RT @MeeshCrechiolo: EVERYONE: Take a sec to go to http://shortyaward... and nominate @DetroitRedWings for a Shorty Award in #sports! We ne
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214 votes in sports
7 votes in fail
7 votes in 1
2 votes in humor
2 votes in h2h

9th

TheFifthDriver

TheFifthDriver

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Official Twitter Page
thom bro
thom bro I vote for @TheFifthDriver for a Shorty Award in #sports because...
Philip du Plessis
Philip du Plessis I vote for @TheFifthDriver for a Shorty Award in #sports because they give the best insider info in the biz!
Nikhil Kapur
Nikhil Kapur I vote for @TheFifthDriver for a Shorty Award in #sports because...it is the best
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190 votes in sports
1 vote in news
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in fo

10th

BBC 5Live F1 Team

BBC 5Live F1 Team

The BBC Radio 5 Live - Formula 1 Team. David Croft, Holly Samos, Anthony Davidson and Jason Swales
VINT 4 Sport Lovers
VINT 4 Sport Lovers I vote for @5LiveF1 for a Shorty Award in #sports because they do a tremendous job for the #F1 fans
Jumblerant
Jumblerant I vote for @5LiveF1 for a Shorty Award in #sports because they bring quality F1 news direct to the fans. Ted rules!!
Ed Bennett
Ed Bennett I vote for @5LiveF1 for a Shorty Award in #sports because of their excellent #f1 coverage.
View all votes for BBC 5Live F1 Team
154 votes in sports
1 vote in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

11th

Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks

Official Twitter for the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks. Tweets game updates, news and contests. Updated by Brad Boron (BB) and Adam Kempenaar (AK).
Laura Du
Laura Du I nominate @NHLBlackhawks for a Shorty Award in #sports because... there are many players in THE Team Cananda «3333333
Jason Kobus
Jason Kobus I nominate @NHLBlackhawks for a Shorty Award in #sports because they are the best!
witenike
witenike I nominate @NHLBlackhawks for a Shorty Award in #sports because... they drop other sports tweeters like a sack of dirt.
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137 votes in sports
5 votes in fail
1 vote in weird

12th

Pittsburgh Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins

Run by the Pittsburgh Penguins, your connection to team happenings, website updates, contests, and specials!
Jessica Lynch
Jessica Lynch I nominate @pghpenguins for a Shorty Award in #sports because I never get to watch Pens games in Rochester, NY
Maleah
Maleah I nominate @pghpenguins for a Shorty Award in #sports because... like i said be4
Kristen Zeszut
Kristen Zeszut I nominate @pghpenguins for a Shorty Award in #sports because I get extremely up to date play by play for the penguins
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147 votes in sports
2 votes in fail
2 votes in news
1 vote in music
1 vote in egocentric

13th

Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong

7-time Tour de France winner, full time cancer fighter - LIVESTRONG!
CyclingBooksandvideo
CyclingBooksandvideo RT @marshallbw72: I vote for @lancearmstrong for a Shorty Award in #sports because he helped save the sport of cycling.
Ed Bennett
Ed Bennett I vote for @lancearmstrong for a Shorty Award in #sports because of sporting performance, charity work and interesting tweets
PEyre
PEyre I vote for @lancearmstrong for a Shorty Award in #sports because "It's Not About The Bike" is most inspiring.
View all votes for Lance Armstrong
134 votes in sports
34 votes in celebrity
5 votes in nonprofit
3 votes in health
2 votes in custo

14th

NBA Phoenix Suns

NBA Phoenix Suns

Official Phoenix Suns Twitter Feed
Cristiana Zarr
Cristiana Zarr I nominate @PhoenixSuns for a Shorty Award in #sports because they always keep me up-to-date with any PHX Suns news!
Aaron Wright
Aaron Wright I nominate @PhoenixSuns for a Shorty Award in #sports because RUORNG Rocks!
Mandy Medsker
Mandy Medsker RT @GoSunsGo: I nominate @PhoenixSuns for a Shorty Award in #sports bc they give us TO THE MINUTE updates of the team we love!!!...
View all votes for NBA Phoenix Suns
108 votes in sports
4 votes in gosuns
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in news

15th

The Miami HEAT

The Miami HEAT

Official Miami HEAT Twitterfeed - News, Schedule, Players, Stats, Video
chris pensold
chris pensold I recommend @MHeat in the Shorty Award category #sports because...not only sports related, also in tha community...
Talal Sakka
Talal Sakka I vote for @MHEAT for a Shorty Award in #sports because...Great team :)
The Miami HEAT
The Miami HEAT Nominate @MHEAT for a Shorty Award in #sports (mheat ) voting ends today. #LETSGOHEAT
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89 votes in sports
2 votes in heat
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in lazy
1 vote in letsgoheat

16th

Henry

Henry

i can yews compoota an i rite werds like they sownd. i like big truks an av al difrunt frends hoo i like torkin wiv.
Ralph n Ivan
Ralph n Ivan I recommend @henryandfriends in the Shorty Award category #sports because #keepfits is lotsa fun n we luv henry!
Robin Bisha
Robin Bisha I vote for @henryandfriends for a Shorty Award in #sports because he is the nicest bear on earth.
Sam the Cat
Sam the Cat I vote for @henryandfriends for a Shorty Award in #sports because...he stops anipals eating all the time with #keepfits
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78 votes in sports
10 votes in humor
3 votes in keepfits
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in nowplaying

17th

Forza Toro Rosso

Forza Toro Rosso

The only Scuderia Toro Rosso fan blog on the net. Giving you the latest news and opinions on Toro Rosso and Red Bull F1.
Mia
Mia I nominate @ForzaToroRosso for a Shorty Award in #sports #F1 because...he´s doing a great job & I ♥ the team !
L.A.
L.A. I nominate @ForzaToroRosso for a Shorty Award in #sports because he's a true fan
Abhishek
Abhishek I nominate @ForzaToroRosso for a Shorty Award in #sports for their enthusiasm!
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52 votes in sports
4 votes in blogger
1 vote in f1
1 vote in nonprofit

18th

Red Bull F1 Spy

Red Bull F1 Spy

Reporting from inside the F1 Paddock
veronica craft
veronica craft I nominate @redbullf1spy for a Shorty Award in #sports because...he is a great guy who is lovely and caring for all fan
Cameron Hodgson
Cameron Hodgson I nominate @redbullf1spy for a Shorty Award in #sports because... he's a CHAMP! ;)
Rachael Furn
Rachael Furn I nominate @redbullf1spy for a Shorty Award in #sports because his F1 sarcasm is violently appreciated.
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47 votes in sports
2 votes in f1

19th

Flamengo

Flamengo

Uma vez Flamengo, sempre Flamengo.
Andreza Procópio
Andreza Procópio I recommend @Flamengo in the Shorty Award category #sports because...Uma vez Flamengo sempre Flamengo!!!
Camillo Lakiss
Camillo Lakiss I recommend @Flamengo in the Shorty Award category #sports because... it's the best soccer team of the world.
Inaldo Nishiki
Inaldo Nishiki I recommend @Flamengo in the Shorty Award category #sports because...this best
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49 votes in sports
1 vote in apps
1 vote in news
1 vote in egocentric

20th

Jake Humphrey

Jake Humphrey

DC and EJ's mate every weekend...
Samantha Nutley
Samantha Nutley I nominate @jakehumphreyf1 for a Shorty Award in #sports because ...is like a breath of fresh air to F1
Alison Warren
Alison Warren I nominate @jakehumphreyf1 for a Shorty Award in #sports because he's interesting & enlightening
Krystal Duncan
Krystal Duncan I nominate @jakehumphreyf1 for a Shorty Award in #sports because... he just as a huge fan as me
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43 votes in sports
1 vote in journalist
1 vote in journalism
1 vote in apps
1 vote in celebrity