What do Tinder, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and the Ice Bucket Challenge have in common? They’re all winners of the 19th Annual Webby Awards, the awards show announced Monday.
Each year, the Webby Awards honor the best in websites, advertising and media, online film and video, mobile sites and apps, and social media. The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS)—including judges of Conan O’Brien, Arianna Huffington, YouTube sensation Freddie Wong, and internet inventor Vint Cerf—elected the winners.
Highlights include Jimmy Fallon taking home the Webby Award and People’s Voice for Best Entertainment App and a Webby Award for Best Television Website; CollegeHumor winning the Webby Award and People’s Voice award for Best Individual Performance and Best Writing categories for “If Google Was A Guy”; and Coldplay trumping the Best Music and Best Use of Interactive Video in the Online Film & Video categories, in addition to a People’s Voice Award for Animation in the Online Film & Video category for their “Ink” music video.
The #LikeAGirl campaign garnered 11 wins, as did TED; Vice Media was close behind with 10 awards. Other winners include BuzzFeed, Funny or Die, GoPro, Grumpy Cat, Hulu, Jimmy Kimmel, and The New Yorker.
More than half a million people voted for the Webby People’s Voice Awards, and they selected Wired co-founders Louis Rossetto and Jane Metcalfe to receive Lifetime Achievement honors. Tinder was chosen for Breakout of the Year and Ellie Kemper and Tituss Burgess won Webby Best Actor and Actress, respectively, for their performances in Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Comedian Hannibal Buress will host a winner’s celebration on May 18 in New York City. The show will be available to watch On Demand at Webbyawards.com the next morning.
Check out the full list of winners here.