2016 Webby Awards

The 20th annual Webby Awards for 2016 was held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on May 16, 2016, which was hosted by comedian and actor Nick Offerman.[1] The awards ceremony was streamed live on the Webby Awards website. Judges from the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences picked the over one hundred winners, which may or may not match the people's choice. The Webby for Lifetime Achievement was awarded to The Onion, having earned over 39 Webbys for its humor over the past 20 years.[2]

Nominees and winners

(from http://webbyawards.com/winners/2016/)
Category Webby Award winner People's Voice winner Other nominees

Webby Lifetime Achievement

The Onion for humor

Webby Special Achievement

Lena Dunham & Jennifer Konner for Lenny Letter

Webby Artist of the Year

Kanye West

Webby Entrepreneur of the Year

Jessica Alba

Webby Agency of the Year


Webby Break The Internet Award

Kim Kardashian

Webby Social Movement of the Year

Black Lives Matter

Webby Outstanding Comedic Performance

Chelsea Peretti

Webby Best Actress

Krysten Ritter

Webby Film & Video Breakout of the Year

Making a Murderer

Best Writing

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Best Productivity App

Pocket Pocket

Best Streaming Video App


Mobile & Apps: Games

Her Story Two Dots

Best Government & Civil Innovation Website


Best Overall Social Presence

Game of Thrones The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Best Entertainment

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Drama: Individual Short or Episode


Drama: Long Form or Series

The Skinny Star Trek Continues
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Winners and nominees are generally named according to the organization or website winning the award, although the recipient is, technically, the web design firm or internal department that created the winning site and in the case of corporate websites, the designer's client. Web links are provided for informational purposes, both in the most recently available archive.org version before the awards ceremony and, where available, the current website. Many older websites no longer exist, are redirected, or have been substantially redesigned.

  1. "ACTOR NICK OFFERMAN TO HOST 20TH ANNUAL WEBBY AWARDS". Webby Awards. 2016-05-02. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  2. 20TH ANNUAL WEBBY AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED The Webby Awards, Retrieved May 10, 2016.
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