Disney, Issa Rae and Hasan Minhaj were all selected to receive special honors by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.
The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences on Tuesday announced the winners for the 2019 Webby Awards.
Will Smith, Childish Gambino, Monica Lewinsky, Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Fallon, The Walking Dead and Westworld are among the people and projects receiving the internet's highest honor.
The IADAS also announced the recipients of special honors, including Issa Rae, named as Webby Video Person of the Year for her groundbreaking work with her production company and use of the internet to showcase breakthrough content from diverse creators, and Hasan Minhaj, recognized for Webby Special Achievement for his work on his Netflix series Patriot Act.
IADAS later revealed that Desus Nice and the Kid Mero will receive a Special Achievement Award for their Internet-born talk show Desus & Mero and that Michael Douglas will accept a Webby Special Achievement Award for his work as Sandy Kominsky in Netflix's The Kominsky Method.
Other honorees include Greta Thunberg's #FridaysForFuture climate change movement (Webby Social Movement of the Year); Tierra Whack for using Instagram videos to create experimental art, laced with high-caliber music and expert art direction, for her debut album Whack World (Webby Artist of the Year); and Emily Weiss for using the internet to create the people-powered direct-to-consumer company Glossier (Webby Entrepreneur of the Year).
The IADAS also named Disney as the Webby Media Company of the Year for earning the most honors across all Webby categories and 32 wins overall, beating out Vice, WarnerMedia and Conde Nast, among other competitors.
Other companies that won multiple Webby Awards include National Geographic (17 honors), Google (14), Vice (11), Conde Nast (11) and HBO (9).
This year's Webby Awards winners and honorees will be recognized May 13 in a ceremony hosted by Jenny Slate at New York's Cipriani Wall Street. Fans can watch highlights, including the show's famous five-word winners' speeches, on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
Select Webby Award winners are below, with the full list available here.
May 8, 3:53 p.m. This story has been updated to note that The Webbys will be giving Special Achievement Awards to Desus Nice and the Kid Mero and Michael Douglas.
WINNER & People's Voice Winner - Philadelphia Flyers, Gritty
Gravity, World Cup 2018: Pele and Mbappe
Tampa Bay Buccaneers, In the Current
New York Excelsior (NYXL), New York Excelsior (NYXL) Social Media
Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Eagles Social Media
WINNER - NASA
TBWAMedia Arts Lab, Apple - Welcome to @Apple
Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey Bay Aquarium Social Media
NFL, NFL Social Lab
Dollar Shave Club, Dollar Shave Club Social Media
WINNER - The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Deadpool 2 Social Media Campaign
HBO Brand Social Media
The New Yorker on Social Media
WINNER - Tha Carter III Anniversary
People's Voice Winner - The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture
Power of Young Hollywood
WINNER - Schitt's Creek Social Media
EP+Co., Deadpool 2 Social Media Campaign
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - Social Media & Digital
Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj
Rotten Tomatoes, Rotten Tomatoes
WINNER - Final Cut, Justin
People's Voice Winner - Big Sky Edit, - Kesha, "I Need a Woman"
Omelete Company, CCXP Round 2
avocados and coconuts, Rapha Rides: Los Angeles
Aspect Film and Video Ltd, See Beyond
WINNER - CBS Interactive, James Corden's Next James Corden
VICE Media, How I Faked My Way to the Top of Paris Fashion Week
Crown Chimp, Trouble Will Find Her
Beachside Films, Strangers
Snap Inc and Indigo, Dead Girls Detective Agency
WINNER - Baobab Studios, Crow: The Legend
People's Voice Winner - National Geographic / Black Dot Films VR, First-Ever 3D VR Filmed in Space
Google Spotlight Stories, Back to the Moon
Felix & Paul Studios, Jurassic World: Blue
Fable, Facebook Sound+Design, Third Rail Projects, Oculus Experiences, Wolves in the Walls Chapter 1
WINNER - Stephen Curry's '5 Minutes From Home' Series
First We Feast's Hot Ones
Bill Burr's Guide to Driving Etiquette
Real America With Jorge Ramos - Families & Refugees Risk It All on Migrant Caravan
WINNER - Zamurai Productions, Deadpool The Musical 2
People's Voice Winner - FANDOM, Honest Trailers
Vayner Media, NYTimes: Meek Mill: Prisoners Need a New Set of Rights
160over90, Baltimore Ravens
ESPN, Always Late with Katie Nolan
WINNER - Lyft, Undercover Lyft with Chance the Rapper
People's Voice Winner - Wildness, Deadpool "Dream Up in Aisle Three"
ATTN:, ATTN: Adidas X Parley Video
Portal A, Brita: New Year, New Me | Stephen Curry and Rudy Mancuso
Omaze, Post Malone Pranks People with Undercover Record Store Surprise
WINNER - Team Coco, Conan Helps His Assistant Buy a Car
People's Voice Winner - Ellen Digital Network, Momsplaining with Kristen Bell
Edelman, The World's Most "Extra" Tampon
Kovert Creative, Now That's a Cardiac
Omaze, Aaron Paul Discovers Bryan Cranston Living in Breaking Bad RV
WINNER - VH1 Digital, All Jokes Aside: Black Women in Comedy
People's Voice Winner - Funny or Die, Billy on the Street with Emma Stone
YouTube Premium, Cobra Kai
Funny Or Die, IMDB Me: Jack Black Tries to Remember His Career
Comedy Central - Viacom, Jim Gaffigan Rewatches and Reacts to His Comedy Cetnral Presents from 2000
WINNER-Tide CEO: You Gotta Stop Eating Tide Pods | CH Shorts
Jimmy Kimmel Live's Mean Tweets Mean Tweets - Avengers Edition
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
"How to Write a New Yorker Cartoon Caption: Child-Prodigy Edition"
The Simpsons, "A Tale of Two Trumps"
WINNER - YouTube Premium, Will Smith: The Jump
People's Voice Winner - Lucasfilm, Live From the Red Carpet of Solo: A Star Wars Story
United States Tennis Association/ US Open, #TMinusNetGeneration, US Open in Space
Gagosian, "America Too"
IMDb, SUNDANCE 2019: The IMDb Studio at Acura Festival Village
WINNER - Childish Gambino, "This Is America"
A Star Is Born, "Shallow" (Music Video)
A Tribe Called Quest, "The Space Program"
Leon Bridges, "Beyond"
Jorja Smith, "On Your Own"
WINNER & People's Voice Winner - The Verge, Verge Science
Gizmodo, Block the Big Five Tech Giants
Condé Nast, Almost Impossible | Wired
KQED/PBS Digital Studios, Deep Look
NowThis, Apocalypse NowThis
WINNER - GrandSon Creative, A Star Is Born Trailer
Intermission Film, The Crown "A Christmas Speech" Trailer, Netflix
Adult Swim, Dream Corp LLC, Dream Sequence
Gearbox Publishing, We Happy Few Story Tailer
Sports Illustrated, Trailer: Hit Me, I Like It!
WINNER & People's Voice Winner - CNN Worldwide, Anthony Bourdain Explore Parts Unknown: Little LA
National Geographic, Wild Life: Resurrection Island
Blue Chalk Media and The Foundry, The India 100
VICE Media, Blunt Reviews
BBC Global News, BBC TRAVEL
WINNER - Marvel Unlimited
Reelgood for iOS
WINNER - Headspace - Alexa
Sleep Sounds for Amazon Alexa
Men's Health Minute - powered by SpokenLayer
WINNER - The Guardian app for iOS and Android
Bloomberg Mobile App
CNET: Best Tech News & Reviews
The New Yorker Today app
Reuters News App
WINNER - The Bleacher Report App
People's Voice Winner - ESPN, ESPN
Turner Sports, 2018 NCAA March Madness Live
Major League Soccer, MLS Mobile App
WINNER - BBDO New York, Monica Lewinsky - #DefyTheName
People's Voice Winner - Spotify In-House, Cosmic Playlists
McCann NY, #EXCUSEME
Big Spaceship, King_Legend of Solgard
DOBRO, History of Champions
WINNER - BWM, Dentsu Project Revoice
People's Voice Winner - 360i, HBO Westworld: The Maze
Google Brand Studio, Beneath the Canopy
Google Creative Lab, Draw to Art
UNIT9, Huawei: Sound of Light
WINNER - Pod Save the People, Pod Save the People
People's Voice Winner - Mythical, Ear Biscuits
Important, Not Important, Important, Not Important
Night Vale Presents, Conversations With People Who Hate Me
Serial Productions, Serial Season 3
WINNER - Slate Magazine, Slow Burn, Season 2
People's Voice Winner - Serial, Serial
APM Reports, In the Dark, Season 2
Gimlet Media, The Habitat
The Story Behind, The Story Behind
WINNER - NORD DDB Stockholm, Marriage Unblocked
People's Voice Winner - Patagonia and Someoddpilot, Patagonia Action Works
McCann NY, Universal Love
Colle McVoy, The Food Effect 360 Site
MediaMonks, Nest Power Project
WINNER & People's Voice Winner - Comedy Central - Viacom, The Daily Show Presents: The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library
Cards Against Humanity, 99% Off Sale
Funny Or Die, Funny or Die
Weekly Humorist, Weekly Humorist
WINNER & People's Voice Winner - The New Yorker, The New Yorker's Web Site
CMYK, Believer Magazine
The Swaddle, The Swaddle
Emergence Magazine, Emergence Magazine
Argot Magazine, Argot Magazine
WINNER - Ninja Theory Ltd, Hellblade, Senua's Sacrifice
People's Voice Winner - System Era Softworks, Astroneer
Annapurna Interactive, Florence
The Voxel Agents, The Gardens Between
ThroughLine Games, Forgotton Anne
WINNER - Epic Games, Fortnite
People's Voice Winner - Blizzard Entertainment, Overwatch
Ellen Digital Network, Heads Up!
Scopely, Looney Tunes™ World of Mayhem
Messhof llc, NIDHOGG 2
WINNER & People's Voice - AMC, The Walking Dead: Our World
Code d'Azur, The Lockdown
StoryUP Studios, makers of Healium, Healium Butterfly Brainwaves
NBC Universal, Bravo and Oxygen
Forensic Detective – Inside the Crime Scene
Nickelodeon, Do Not Touch