Michelle Obama, Ariana Grande and others win 2019 Shorty Awards

Last Updated: Wed, May 15, 2019 23:31 hrs

[USA], May 6 (ANI): Michelle Obama, Ariana Grande, Noah Centineo, Marrie Kondo, John Mulaney, and Lady Gaga were announced as the winners of the 2019 Shorty Awards.

Others who were awarded at the ceremony included Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Blackpink, Ronan Farrow, Aly Raisman, Shangela, and The Try Guys.

The award ceremony was hosted by American comedian Kathy Griffin in New York on Sunday night, reported The Hollywood Reporter. Griffin also won an award at the ceremony.

The awards are given to the best accounts and influencers on social media. From Hollywood stars to YouTubers to cute animals, the winners are chosen by public votes and scores given by the Real Time Academy.

The awards recognise people, groups, brands and organisations on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Tik Tok and more.

The accolade has been previously given to Taylor Swift, Tyler Oakley, Casey Neistat, Hannibal Buress, Malala Yousafzai, Jenna Marbles, J.K. Rowling, Adele, and DJ Khaled.

The 11th annual Shorty Awards were held at the PlayStation Theater in New York's Times Square and were live streamed on Twitter, YouTube, and their official website. (ANI)