Weezer nominated for 2019 Shorty Awards

ABC/Randy HolmesWeezer‘s online skills will be recognized at the 2019 Shorty Awards, which celebrate the best of social media.

Rivers Cuomo and company are among a dozen acts nominated in the Music Influencer category. As for why they’re up for the award, the Shortys point to Weezer’s viral cover of Toto‘s “Africa,” which was inspired by a young fan’s own social media campaign.

Other artists nominated in the Music category include Post Malone, Kacey Musgraves, Meek Mill, Janelle Monae, Harry Styles, and Alanis Morissette.

To see the full list of nominees and to vote for your favorite, visit ShortyAwards.com.

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