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Webby Awards 2016 - Nominations Announced!

Webby Awards 2016 - Nominations Announced!

The nominations for the 2016 Webby Awards have been announced!

The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences is honoring the best of the web, from social media presences to Internet personalities to standout celebrity websites.

Kendall Jenner, Jimmy Fallon and Ellen DeGeneres are among the nominees who are being recognized for “inspiring talent and visionary innovation on the Internet.”

Winners will be celebrated at the 20th annual awards ceremony on May 16 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

Fans can cast their votes for their favorite nominees until April 21.

Click inside for the full list of nominations…

Animals (Social)
Catstacam
Doug the Pug
Goats of Anarchy
Jimmy the Bull
National Geographic Social Media

Best Overall Social Presence (Social)
CNN’s Social Media
Game of Thrones
Mashable
NASA Social Media
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Best Podcast (Mobile Sites & Apps)
Reply All
Stuff You Should Know
99% Invisible
The New Yorker’s Podcasts
Re/code Decode with Kara Swisher

Best Use of Mobile Camera (Mobile Sites & Apps)
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musical.ly
Splice
Heads Up!
Layout

Best Web Personality/Host (Online Film & Video)
Tyler Oakley
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
The Slow Mo Guys
Kid President
Carmelo Anthony

Celebrity/Fan (Websites)
U2.com
One Direction: Made in the A.M.
Team Coco
ellentv.com
Kendall Jenner

Comedy: Individual Short or Episode (Online Film & Video)
Anaconda – The Education Version (with Nicki Minaj)
Go to College Music Video (with First Lady Michelle Obama)
Dennis Quaid’s On-Set Freak Out: The Full Video
Fight Club for Kids (with Chuck Palahniuk)
Trumptastic Voyage (The Simpsons)

Comedy: Long Form or Series (Online Film & Video)
If Google Was a Guy
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Billy on the Street with First Lady Michelle Obama
Celebrities Read Mean Tweets #9 (Jimmy Kimmel Live)
Epic Rap Battles of History

Culture & Lifestyle (Social)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Instagram Account
MoMA Instagram
Refinery29 Facebook
Tastemade Snapchat Discover
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Instagram Account

Entertainment (Mobile Sites & Apps)
Star Wars app
Marvel Unlimited
Saturday Night Live app
The A-Z of YouTube: Celebrating 10 Years
Phallania

Events (Social)
Coders vs. Cancer
#RugbyBattle
Instaconcert
The 69th Annual Tony Awards: An Integrated Digital Experience
The 16th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards – Social Media Celebration

Fashion & Beauty (Social)
#MINDFCUK
Madewell Social Media
Kiehl’s Act Any Age
Lilly Pulitzer for Target
W Magazine

Games (Mobile Sites & Apps)
You Must Build a Boat
Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes
Vainglory
Her Story
Two Dots

Humor (Websites)
Cracked.com
Funny or Die
John Oliver – Leap Second
ClickHole
The Onion

Media Streaming (Websites)
92Y On Demand
TED
HBO NOW
PBS.org
Pluto TV

Music (Websites)
triple J Hottest 100
Inside Abbey Road
Pitchfork
Spotify – Year in Music 2015
Beyoncé – Official Site

News (Websites)
CNN.com
The Guardian
Quartz
The Intercept
NYTimes.com

Public Service & Activism (Social)
Hurts Me Too
I Am A Witness
Kids Read Mean Tweets
#nofilter campaign
MTV’s Look Different campaign

Sports (Social)
Wall of Jordan
NHL #MyPlayoffsMoment
#SendBadLuck
Wimbledon 2015: Sharing the Moments that Matter
Gamedayplus

Virtual Reality: Gaming, Interactive or Real-Time (Online Film & Video)
Cardboard Crash VR for Google Cardboard
Insidious Chapter 3: Into the Further
House on Hallow Hill
William Hill: Get in the Race
The Neymar Jr. Effect

Weird (Websites)
Adventure Cats
Emoji Party
Run Wars
2 Kinds of People
National Corndog Day

Just Jared on Facebook

JJ Links Around The Web

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