Webby Awards: Tom Hanks, ‘Game of Thrones,’ Cardi B, LeBron James Among Winners

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They will be honored throughout an online celebration Tuesday (May 19) hosted by Patton Oswalt.

Jimmy Fallon, Greta Thunberg, Malala Yousafzai, Tom Hanks, Cardi B, LeBron James, Lil Nas X, Dolly Parton, Ronan Farrow, Game of Thrones and Celine Dion are among the winners of the 24 th annual Webby Awards, which honor the very best of the web.

They will be honored throughout an online celebration dubbed WFH: Webby From Home, which will occur at 3: 00 p.m. ET Tuesday (May 19) at WebbyAwards.com, hosted by Patton Oswalt.

The Webbys stated this year’s event is committed to “honoring impressive people and companies who are using the Internet in response to the extraordinary troubles enforced by the coronavirus pandemic.” Those Special Achievement honorees consist of Kristen Bell, D-Nice, Undetectable Hands, Miley Cyrus, Some Good News With John Krasinski, Swab Team, Houseparty and the Black Fairy Godmother.

In addition, National Geographic was named the Webby Media Business of the Year for earning the most honors throughout all Webby categories, with 15 wins overall. HBO, CNN and Conde Nast were amongst those in contention for the honor.

Among the presenters set up to take part in the event are NIAID director Anthony Fauci, late-night hosts Desus & Mero, singer-songwriter FKA branches, anti-bullying activist Monica Lewinsky, actor and comedian Hannibal Buress, singer-songwriter Imogen Heap, previous NFL player and host of the Green Light Pod Chris Long, singer-songwriter Jill Scott, S-town host and co-creator Brian Reed, Roots drummer and Tonight Program bandleader Questlove, previous NBA gamer Isaiah Thomas, YouTube characters Rhett & Link, Thrive Global creator and CEO Ariana Huffington, Hot Ones host Sean Evans, rap artist Action Bronson, chef and restaurateur David Chang and internet co-inventor Vint Cerf. Moses Sumney is arranged to perform.

Webby winners are picked by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. In addition, the company give out Individuals’s Voice Awards, picked by fans. The academy said 2.5 million votes were cast in more than 230 countries to select those winners.

A select list of Webby Award winners follows. A full list can be discovered here

Webby Award for Celebrity/Fan (Social)

The Tonight Program Starring Jimmy Fallon

Webby Award for Email Newsletters (Websites)

The Malala Fund

Webby Individuals’s Voice Award for Arts & Entertainment (Social)

#NiceTweets with Tom Hanks

Webby Award and Webby People’s Voice Award for Fashion & Way Of Life (Video)

Reebok x Cardi B|Nails

Webby Award and Webby Individuals’s Voice Award for Occasions & Livestreams (Video)

The Intercept’s Greta Thunberg on the Environment Battle: “If We Can Save the Banks, Then We Can Conserve the World”

Webby Award and Webby People’s Voice Award for Civil Service & Activism (Video)

#NatureNow with Greta Thunberg

Webby People’s Voice Award for Science & Education (Podcasts)

Science Guidelines! With Costs Nye

Webby Award for Best Interface (Site)

ESPN’s Welcome to Bron Land

Webbys People’s Voice Award for Best Art Instructions (Video)

Lil Nas X, “Panini”

Webby Award and Webby Individuals’s Voice Award for Best Mini Series (Podcasts)

Dolly Parton’s America

Webby Award for Comedy (Video)

Squarespace’s Make It With Idris Elba

Webby People’s Voice Award for Fashion & Appeal (Social)

Fenty Appeal by Rihanna

Webby Award for Entertainment (Video)

The Late Program With James Corden

Webby Award for Volumetric/6-Degrees of Liberty (Video)

Video Game of Thrones: The Dead Need To Die Magic Leap Experience

Webby People’s Voice Award for Best Host (Podcasts)

The Catch and Eliminate Podcast With Ronan Farrow

Webby People’s Voice Award for Experimental & Development (Social)

Celine Dion

Webby Award and Webby Individuals’s Voice Award for Finest Individual Episode (Podcasts)

HBO’s The Chernobyl Podcast

Webby Award and Webby Individuals’s Voice Award for Humor (Social), the Webby Award for Finest Web Personality/Host (Video) and the Webby Award and Webby People’s Voice Award for Funny: Shortform (Video)

The Daily Program With Trevor Noah

Webby Award and Webby Individuals’s Voice Award for News & Politics (Podcasts)

Star’s The Trevor Noah Podcast

Webby People’s Voice Award for Products & Solutions (Marketing, Media & PR) and the Webby People’s Voice Award for Scripted (Video)

Squarespace’s Make It Genuine|Oscar the Grouch

Webby Individuals’s Voice Award for Finest Usage of Stories (Social)

Saturday Night Live

Webby Award and Webby People’s Voice Award for Style & Appeal (Social Content Series & Campaigns)

e.l.f. Cosmetics #eyeslipsface TikTok Project featuring Lizzo, Ellen Degeneres, James Charles, Terry Crews & Reese Witherspoon

Webby People’s Voice Award for Best Homepage (Sites)

Nike Skateboarding

Webby Award for Sports (Social)

NFL TikTok

Webby Individuals’s Voice Award for Technical Achievement (Games)

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Webby Individuals’s Voice Award for News & Magazines (Apps, Mobile, and Voice)

Consumer Reports

Webby Award and Webby Individuals’s Voice Award for Finest Initial Music/Sound Style (Podcasts)

BBC’s 13 Minutes to the Moon

Webby People’s Voice Award for Best Video Project (Marketing, Media & PR)

Adidas Originals “Donald Glover Presents”

Webby Award for Best Total Social Existence– Brand (Social)


Webby Award for Sports (Podcasts)

ESPN’s 30 for30 Podcasts

Webby People’s Voice Award for Media Streaming (Site)

DC Universe

Special Achievement winners (in addition to the Webbys’ explanations of why the honorees were picked) include:

Webby Artist of the Year

D-Nice for his production #ClubQuarantine, his free DJ sets on Instagram Live, to help individuals dance and have a good time in the middle of the COVID-19 outbreak. Beyond a dance party, he has actually used his platform to give voice to causes like Michelle Obama’s “When All of us Vote,” showing that the Internet is the ideal tool to engage people’s hearts while pushing for political involvement.

Webby Voice of the Year

The Daily for the podcast group’s valiant protection of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Daily by The New York Times is using the Internet to be a crucial voice providing precise, thorough reporting about the pandemic.

Webby Individual of the Year

Avi Schiffmann for his development of ncov2019 live to track the spread of COVID-19 throughout the world. Given that he released the website on Dec. 29, 17- year old Schiffmann’s tracking site has actually been a necessary tool that sounded the alarm and called attention to the virus’ seriousness long previously lots of worldwide authorities.

Webby Breakout of the Year

Houseparty for becoming a global cultural phenomenon and keeping individuals laughing with their loved ones in our existing environment.

Webby Break the Internet Award

Swizz Beatz Timbalandfor the Verzuz battles on Instagram Live, commemorating famous songwriters and manufacturers and constructing a platform for 310,00 0 viewers’ insight behind popular culture’s most influential songs.

Webby Unique Achievement

Kristen Bell for her amazing positivity and use of her digital platform to help kids comprehend the pandemic, consisting of hosting #KidsTogether: The Nickelodeon Town Hall.

Webby Special Accomplishment

Some Great News hosted by John Krasinski for developing a program that boosts people and makes them laugh while shining a light on positive news stories from around the globe and contacting stars to develop unforgettable minutes for fans.

Webby Special Achievement

Miley Cyrus for her development of her Instagram Live show Bright Minded: Live With Miley, captivating the world with hopeful discussions with celebrities about how they are maintaining healthy minds, bodies and spirits.

Webby Special Accomplishment

Massimo Bottura for his Instagram live show to display his household meals to fans worldwide through Kitchen Quarantine, while inspiring them to prepare their own meals to look after their bodies and households with great food, while boosting their spirits.

Webby Unique Achievement

Google Classroom for acting as a critical instructional tool to keep trainees discovering, engaged and linked throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Webby Special Achievement

Invisible Hands for creating a network of volunteers to utilize digital platforms to rapidly organize and deliver groceries to those who have been severely impacted by COVID-19

Webby Special Achievement

The Black Fairy Godmother, Simone Gordon for utilizing social media to assist ladies of color who have actually been significantly affected by COVID-19

Webby Unique Achievement

Swab Squad for serving their neighborhood as healthcare professionals throughout the coronavirus pandemic while bringing pleasure to the Web through their TJUH Instagram.

Webby Unique Achievement

Trevor Bedford of the excellent information resource nextstrain.org, a site to track the spread of COVID-19, helping individuals across the country and world much better comprehend how the disease’s hereditary codes are mutating and what that may mean for vaccine development.

Webby Special Achievement

Dr. Tatiana Prowell of Johns Hopkins University for using her Web reach to arrange a blood drive and to motivate COVID-19 survivors to donate their plasma to those still in the battle to recover.

This short article originally appeared on The Hollywood Press Reporter.

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