The Drum's Social Buzz Awards nominations revealed - see who's made it on to the shortlist for 2016

The Drum's Social Buzz Awards nominations revealed - see who's made it on to the shortlist for 2016

The nominations for The Drum's Social Buzz Awards 2016 have been announced, shining a light on the best social media campaigns from the past 12 months.

Now in their sixth year, the awards celebrate the crème de la crème of social media communications by rewarding effective initiatives and strategies from brands, individuals and agencies across the UK.

Leading the shortlist this year is TMW Unlimited with 15 nominations. The London-based agency is up for prizes in the Social Media Agency of the Year, Best Use of Twitter, Most Innovative Use of Social and Best Integrated Campaign categories.

Following closely behind are Starcom Mediavest and Manning Gotleib OMD, which have been shortlisted for 11 and nine awards respecitively.

Other work up for prizes include Ball Street, Iceland's #ComeOnIceland Snapchat campaign and Knorr's 'Love at First Taste' video by Edelman London. The full list of nominees can be viewed here.

Among those sitting on the judging panel this year were: Chris Bailes, head of trading at Twitter; Kat Brown the social media editor at Glamour UK; Kristian Lorenzon, head of social media at O2 UK and Wayne Bickerton, agency partner at Facebook who chaired the board.

The Drum unveiled the nominations via a Facebook Live stream earlier this afternoon, you can watch it in full over on the Social Buzz Awards page.

The black tie event will take place at the Marriott Grosvenor Square in London on Wednesday 30 November, to find out more visit the Social Buzz Awards website.

The awards are sponsored by BuzZoole, The Flash Pack and Tint.

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