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

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From left: Tom Hanks, 'Game of Thrones,' Cardi B and LeBron James

They will be honored during an online celebration Tuesday 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 24th annual Webby Awards, which honor the best of the web.

They were honored during an online celebration dubbed WFH: Webby From Home, hosted by Patton Oswalt, which began streaming on the Webby Awards' website at 3 p.m. ET/noon PT. WFH can be viewed here.

The Webbys said this year's event is dedicated to "honoring outstanding individuals and organizations who are using the Internet in response to the incredible difficulties imposed by the coronavirus pandemic." Those Special Achievement honorees include Kristen Bell, D-Nice, Invisible Hands, Miley Cyrus, Some Good News With John Krasinski, Swab Squad, Houseparty and the Black Fairy Godmother.

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

Among the presenters scheduled to take part in the ceremony are NIAID director Anthony Fauci, late-night hosts Desus & Mero, singer-songwriter FKA twigs, anti-bullying activist Monica Lewinsky, actor and comedian Hannibal Buress, singer-songwriter Imogen Heap, former 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 Show bandleader Questlove, former NBA player Isaiah Thomas, YouTube personalities Rhett & Link, Thrive Global founder and CEO Ariana Huffington, Hot Ones host Sean Evans, rapper Action Bronson, chef and restaurateur David Chang and internet co-inventor Vint Cerf. Moses Sumney is scheduled to perform.

Webby winners are selected by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. In addition, the organization hands out People's Voice Awards, chosen by fans. The academy said 2.5 million votes were cast in more than 230 countries to choose those winners.

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

Webby Award for Celebrity/Fan (Social)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Webby Award for Email Newsletters (Websites)
The Malala Fund

Webby People's Voice Award for Arts & Entertainment (Social)
#NiceTweets with Tom Hanks

Webby Award and Webby People's Voice Award for Fashion & Lifestyle (Video)
Reebok x Cardi B | Nails

Webby Award and Webby People's Voice Award for Events & Livestreams (Video)
The Intercept’s Greta Thunberg on the Climate Fight: "If We Can Save the Banks, Then We Can Save the World"

Webby Award and Webby People's Voice Award for Public Service & Activism (Video)
#NatureNow with Greta Thunberg

Webby People's Voice Award for Science & Education (Podcasts)
Science Rules! With Bill Nye

Webby Award for Best User Interface (Websites)
ESPN's Welcome to Bron Bron Land 

Webbys People's Voice Award for Best Art Direction (Video)
Lil Nas X, "Panini"

Webby Award and Webby People'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 & Beauty (Social)
Fenty Beauty by Rihanna 

Webby Award for Entertainment (Video)
The Late Late Show With James Corden 

Webby Award for Volumetric/6-Degrees of Freedom (Video)
Game of Thrones: The Dead Must Die Magic Leap Experience  

Webby People's Voice Award for Best Host (Podcasts)
The Catch and Kill Podcast With Ronan Farrow

Webby People's Voice Award for Experimental & Innovation (Social)
Celine Dion 

Webby Award and Webby People's Voice Award for Best Individual Episode (Podcasts)
HBO's The Chernobyl Podcast 

Webby Award and Webby People's Voice Award for Humor (Social), the Webby Award for Best Web Personality/Host (Video) and the Webby Award and Webby People's Voice Award for Comedy: Shortform (Video)
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah 

Webby Award and Webby People's Voice Award for News & Politics (Podcasts)
Luminary's The Trevor Noah Podcast 

Webby People's Voice Award for Products & Services (Advertising, Media & PR) and the Webby People's Voice Award for Scripted (Video)
Squarespace's Make It Real | Oscar the Grouch 

Webby People's Voice Award for Best Use of Stories (Social)
Saturday Night Live 

Webby Award and Webby People’s Voice Award for Fashion & Beauty (Social Content Series & Campaigns)
e.l.f. Cosmetics #eyeslipsface TikTok Campaign featuring Lizzo, Ellen Degeneres, James Charles, Terry Crews & Reese Witherspoon

Webby People's Voice Award for Best Homepage (Websites)
Nike Skateboarding

Webby Award for Sports (Social)
NFL TikTok 

Webby People's Voice Award for Technical Achievement (Games)
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Webby People's Voice Award for News & Magazines (Apps, Mobile, and Voice)
Consumer Reports

Webby Award and Webby People's Voice Award for Best Original Music/Sound Design (Podcasts)
BBC’s 13 Minutes to the Moon

Webby People's Voice Award for Best Video Campaign (Advertising, Media & PR)
Adidas Originals "Donald Glover Presents"

Webby Award for Best Overall Social Presence — Brand (Social)
NASA

Webby Award for Sports (Podcasts)
ESPN's 30for30 Podcasts

Webby People's Voice Award for Media Streaming (Websites)
DC Universe 

Special Achievement winners (along with the Webbys' explanations of why the honorees were selected) include:

Webby Artist of the Year
D-Nice for his creation #ClubQuarantine, his free DJ sets on Instagram Live, to help people dance and have fun amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Beyond a dance party, he has used his platform to give voice to causes like Michelle Obama’s “When We All Vote,” demonstrating that the Internet is the perfect tool to engage people’s hearts while pushing for political participation. 

Webby Voice of the Year
The Daily for the podcast team's valiant coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Daily by The New York Times is using the Internet to be a crucial voice providing accurate, in-depth reporting about the pandemic. 

Webby Person of the Year
Avi Schiffmann for his creation of ncov2019.live to track the spread of COVID-19 across the world. Since he launched the site on Dec. 29, 17-year old Schiffmann’s tracking site has been a necessary tool that sounded the alarm and called attention to the virus’ severity long before many global officials.

Webby Breakout of the Year
Houseparty for becoming a global cultural phenomenon and keeping people laughing with their friends and family in our current climate.

Webby Break the Internet Award
Swizz Beatz + Timbalandfor the Verzuz battles on Instagram Live, celebrating legendary songwriters and producers and building a platform for 310,000 viewers' insight behind pop culture’s most influential songs.

Webby Special Achievement
Kristen Bell for her incredible positivity and use of her digital platform to help children understand the pandemic, including hosting #KidsTogether: The Nickelodeon Town Hall.

Webby Special Achievement
Some Good News hosted by John Krasinski for creating a show that uplifts people and makes them laugh while shining a light on positive news stories from around the world and calling on celebrities to create memorable moments for fans. 

Webby Special Achievement
Miley Cyrus for her creation of her Instagram Live show Bright Minded: Live With Miley, entertaining the world with hopeful conversations with celebrities about how they are maintaining healthy minds, bodies and spirits. 

Webby Special Achievement
Massimo Bottura for his Instagram live show to showcase his family meals to fans worldwide through Kitchen Quarantine, while inspiring them to cook their own meals to care for their bodies and families with good food, while uplifting their spirits.

Webby Special Achievement
Google Classroom for serving as a critical educational tool to keep students learning, engaged and connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Webby Special Achievement
Invisible Hands for creating a network of volunteers to use digital platforms to quickly organize and deliver groceries to those who have been severely impacted by COVID-19. 

Webby Special Achievement
The Black Fairy Godmother, Simone Gordon for using social media to aid women of color who have been severely impacted by COVID-19.

Webby Special Achievement
Swab Squad for serving their community as healthcare professionals during the coronavirus pandemic while bringing joy to the Internet through their TJUH Instagram.  

Webby Special Achievement
Trevor Bedford of the impressive data resource nextstrain.org, a website to track the spread of COVID-19, helping people across the country and world better understand how the disease’s genetic codes are mutating and what that may mean for vaccine development.

Webby Special Achievement
Dr. Tatiana Prowell of Johns Hopkins University for using her Internet reach to organize a blood drive and to inspire COVID-19 survivors to donate their plasma to those still in the fight to recover.

12:10 p.m. This has been updated to note the Webbys From Home show is live and to include a link to the virtual ceremony