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Webby Awards Highlight Threat of AI Amid Backdrop of Writers Strike

The threat of AI replacing human creativity loomed large over the 2023 Webby Awards Monday night. During the New York ceremony honoring the best of the Internet, host Roy Wood Jr. frequently did battle with what was introduced as an AI voice, which claimed it could replace Wood Jr. as host due to all it […]

Webby Awards: SZA Wins Artist of the Year

The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences has recognized SZA as the artist of the year for her album SOS and her “ingenious use of the internet to share unique, brilliantly honest art” as part of the 27th Annual Webby Awards. SZA will take home the honor that previously went to Megan Thee Stallion […]

The Hollywood Reporter Wins Webby Award for Its Blackfamous Roundtable

The Hollywood Reporter’s Blackfamous Roundtable has won a Webby Award. THR was honored with the award in the diversity, equity and inclusion, social video category. The roundtable featured a conversation with Loretta Devine, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Larenz Tate and Lynn Whitfield, moderated by THR editorial director Nekesa Mumbi Moody. The group opened […]

Roy Wood Jr. Returns as Host of the Webby Awards (Exclusive)

The Daily Show’s Roy Wood Jr. is set to host the 2023 Webby Awards, which honor the best of the Internet, for the second year in a row. The comedian, actor and producer will emcee the 27th annual edition of the awards ceremony, which takes place May 15 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. […]

Webby Awards: Apple, Netflix and The Hollywood Reporter Among Nominees

Apple, Netflix, HBO and The Hollywood Reporter are among the nominees for the 27th annual Webby Awards, the awards show that seeks to recognize top online content. This year, the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences received almost 14,000 submissions coming from 70 different countries. Of the organizations nominated, Apple led the pack with […]

Webby Awards: Drew Barrymore, Adam Scott, Megan Thee Stallion Among Honorees

Winners and special achievement honorees for the 26th annual Webby Awards, celebrating the best of the internet, were announced on Tuesday. Honorees include Drew Barrymore, for bringing “joy” to the internet and entertaining online audiences; Adam Scott, for his performance in Apple TV+ series Severance, and Megan Thee Stallion, for using the internet to “blaze […]

Webby Awards: Stephen Colbert, Drew Barrymore and Jon Stewart Among Podcast Nominees

Podcasts from Stephen Colbert, Drew Barrymore, Jon Stewart and Jane the Virgin star Justin Baldoni are among the nominees for best interview/talk show podcast for this year’s Webby Awards. Other notable nominees include Dave Jorgenson, also known as The Washington Post’s TikTok guy, in the best creator category and the Lionsgate TikTok account in the general social entertainment category. […]

Anthem Awards: ‘The Daily Show With Trevor Noah,’ Netflix Among Winners

The Anthem Awards, the Webbys’ new honor designed to recognize social impact work worldwide, has named the winners for its inaugural year. The winners include Color of Change, CNN, Disney’s Lion King “Protect the Pride” campaign, Freeform, GLAAD, HBO Max, National Geographic, Netflix, The New York Times‘ 1619 project, Planned Parenthood, Sesame Workshop and various […]

Anthem Awards: ‘The Daily Show With Trevor Noah,’ N.Y. Times’ 1619 Project Among Finalists

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, the New York Times’ 1619 project and Participant Media’s Save the Hampton House project, inspired by Judas and the Black Messiah, are among the finalists for the inaugural Anthem Awards. The awards, presented by the Webby Awards, seek to honor mission-driven works created by individuals and organizations across categories like diversity and inclusion; education, art […]

Webby Awards: Dwayne Johnson, Ava DuVernay, Anthony Fauci Among Honorees

The winners and special achievement honorees for the 2021 Webbys have been announced. Honorees include Dwayne Johnson, Ava DuVernay, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Riz Ahmed, Andra Day, Yara Shahidi and José Andrés. Johnson is recognized for his use of social media to connect with people, amplify important issues and provide inspiration, motivation and exclusive content to […]

Webby Awards: Trevor Noah, Jennifer Garner, HBO Among Nominees

Other notable figures who scored nominations for the celebration of the best of the Internet include Cardi B, Kevin Bacon, Shaquille O'Neal, Rob Gronkowski, Ryan Reynolds, Martin Lawrence, James Corden, LeBron James, Stephen Colbert, Chris Evans, John Mayer and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

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

Jimmy Fallon, 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.