2019 Webby Awards

The 23rd annual Webby Awards were held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on May 13, 2019, and hosted by actress Jenny Slate.[1] The Webby Awards have been dubbed the "internet's highest honor".

The nominees were announced on April 2, 2019 and voting was open to the public.[2] The winners were announced on April 23. Winners include Disney, which won Webby's 'Media Company of the Year', Hasan Minhaj, who won the 'Webby Special Achievement' award, and web series 'Fake News Writer',[3] which won the Webby in Video Entertainment.[4]

Winners

(from http://webbyawards.com/winners/2019/)
Category Sub-Category Webby Award Winner People's Voice Winner
Webby
Video Person of the Year Issa Rae
Special Achievement Michael Douglas
Special Achievement Hasan Minhaj
Special Achievement Desus Nice and The Kid Mero
Social Movement Greta Thunberg
Web Activism UNSTOPPABLE by Planned Parenthood Everytown: Moments That Survive
Online Film & Video Entertainment Fake News Writer Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj
Variety The Late Show With Stephen Colbert "THE DOSSIER SPEAKS" Good Mythical Morning
Best Writing

By Michelle Grigg

Deadpool The Musical 2 by Paul Bianchi, Zamurai Productions Honest Trailers
Best Individual Performance James Corden's Next, James Corden James Corden's Next, James Corden
Mobile Sites & Apps Best Streaming Service HBO Now
Games Best Action Game Just Cause 4 by Square Enix Warframe by Digital Extremes
Best Multiplayer/Competitive Game Fortnite by Epic Games Overwatch by Blizzard Entertainment
Best Sound Design God of War 2018 by SIE Santa Monica Studio Warframe by Digital Extremes
Best Game Design Florence Astroneer
Best Word & Trivia Game HQ Trivia (Air Max Day), with Nike and R/GA Heads Up!
Best Homepage Barovier E Toso, Universal Love
Best Navigation/Structure Rapha, Ocean Shock
Best Practices Hodinkee; Safe Birth, Even Here
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References

  1. "Jenny Slate to Host 2019 Webby Awards". Hollywood Reporter. March 26, 2019. Retrieved March 27, 2019.
  2. "Will Smith, Childish Gambino and Chance the Rapper Among 2019 Webby Award Nominees". April 2, 2019. Retrieved April 2, 2019.
  3. Fake News Writer (October 15, 2018), Fake News Writer | Episode 1 | YouTube Series, retrieved May 4, 2019
  4. "Winners – The Webby Awards". Retrieved May 4, 2019.


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