12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The final deadline to vote for your favorite nominee or to enter your brand or organization was on Thursday, February 20th, 2020.


Honoring the most notable and viral influencers and creators from 2020. See below for official categories.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

Matt Benfield

Nominated in Travel

About Matt Benfield

LGBTQ+ influencer Matt Benfield aka Mr.Benfield on Instagram makes health and wellness look good. Alongside his boyfriend and YouTube channel co-star Omar, Matt is bringing his audience "lots of smiles & gay stuff," providing full access to their love and adventures. Matt kicked off 2019 by going vegan on New Year’s Day, a journey of wellness and ethical eating that he documented on his Instagram stories. He currently has nearly 95K+ followers watching his journey though a healthy, beautiful, and loving life. This account is a must follow for anyone looking to experience positive vibes from all corners of the globe.

Matt Benfield's best work on social

https://www.instagram.com/p/By5z1jfjPwo/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B58m0iVjNGw/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B6ed5eIjOi4/

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

the final deadline FOR voting and entering in the 12th annual shorty awards WAS on thursday, FEB 20TH.