2021 Webby Awards: Google, HBO and Comedy Central Lead With Most Nominations

The 2021 Webby Award nominations were announced on Tuesday, and Google, HBO and Comedy Central are leading the pack with the most nominations.

HBO Max, Peacock, MasterClass, CNN and PBS were all chosen for the very best streaming service award for mobile and excessive app functions. “Stephen Colbert in your home,” Comedy Central, the Fail Army Facebook page and “The Daily Show” Twitter account are all in the running for the humor award.

In the viral video category, Billie Eilish’s “Very same Interview, the 4th Year” with Vanity Fair made an election, while James Corden, Jennifer Garner, Gordon Ramsay, Sir David Attenborough and Bon Jovi snatched elections in the celebrity/fan social classification.

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In cases and livestreams category, Disney’s “Hamilton” watch celebration on Twitter, WWE Wrestlemania 36, RMG’s Black Business owners Day, Adobe’s CoCreate series and NASA’s Release America all captured nominations.

The Webby Awards honor quality on the web, including websites, video, marketing, media and PR, apps, mobile, voice, social, podcasts and games.

Winners will be announced on May 18 at a virtual ceremony hosted by Jameela Jamil. Viewers will have the ability to watch online at the Webby Awards website.

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A highlighted list of candidates is below. For the complete list, click here

Best Editing, Performance & Craft (Video)

  • Finest Ever Food Review Show
  • La Rosalía– Cut Run
  • Megan Thee Stallion: The New York City Times– Cut Run
  • Vogue “I Love NY”– Modern Post
  • Rolling Stones “Criss Cross”– Item & Animal

Finest Festival or Concert (Virtual & Remote Features)

  • Exhibit Absolutely No– Momentum WW, Commonwealth/McCann, Weber Shandwick and MRM
  • Conserve our Phases Fest– Youtube Music
  • ComplexLand– Jam3
  • Adobe MAX– Adobe
  • 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience– The Oriel Co.

Finest Host or Character (Virtual & Remote Functions)

  • RZA x TAZO Guided Meditations– Edelman
  • Rock the Runoff Virtual Concert– Markham Group
  • Honor Her Desire– Markham Group
  • Black Entrepreneurs Day– RMG
  • Trevor Noah– The Daily Social Distancing Show– Comedy Central Digital

Civil Service & Activism (Video)

  • Sincerely, Camille– OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
  • Unpack That– The Root
  • A Present of Happiness– Consentaneous Media
  • GLAAD x BuzzFeed Present “Drive the Vote”– GLAAD
  • Special Needs Demands Justice– Ford Structure

Music, General (Virtual & Remote)

  • Diplo vs. The World– Goodby Silverstein & Partners
  • Adult Swim Festival goes international– Adult Swim
  • She Can STEM Concert– Deloitte Digital
  • Moses Sumney– Live from World Afropunk– Moses Sumney
  • Kiswe Powers BTS’ Innovative Virtual Concert “Map of the Soul ON: E”– Purpose Worldwide

Humor, General (Social)

  • Stephen Colbert In The House– ViacomCBS Digital
  • Comedy Central– Comedy Central Digital
  • Fail Army Facebook– Jukin Media
  • Comments By Superstars– City Public Relations
  • The Daily Show Twitter– Funny Central Digital

Finest Series, Features (Podcasts)

  • HISTORY Today– A E Networks
  • Dr. Death Season 2: Dr. Fata– Wondery
  • Family Secrets– iHeart Podcast Network
  • Truth and Lies: Jeffrey Epstein– ABC News
  • It Was Said– Cadence13

Documentary, Limited-Series & Specials (Podcasts)

  • American Prodigy: Freddy Adu– Blue Wire Podcasts
  • My Friend Ted– Bigsnit Media Consulting Inc.
  • Love Under Lockdown– Paradiso United States
  • Wind of Change– Spotify Studios
  • Chronicled: Who Is Kamala Harris?– San Francisco Chronicle

Television & Movie, General (Podcasts)

  • Office Ladies– Earwolf
  • EW’s BINGE (featuring RuPaul’s Drag Race, Community, and Schitt’s Creek)
  • Sista Breakfast
  • Talking Sopranos with Michael Imperioli And Steve Schirripa– The Effort Group
  • Lovecraft Country Radio– HBO

Variety & Conclusion, General Series (Podcasts)

  • Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America– Vox Media
  • The TransLash Podcast with Imara Jones
  • The Brown Girls Guide to Politics– Wonder Media
  • Hear to Slay– Luminary
  • Jemele Hill is Unbothered– Spotify Studios

Criminal Activity & Justice, General Series (Podcasts)

  • Bad People– BBC Sounds
  • Evil By Style– CBC
  • Wrongful Conviction– Junk Science– Lava for Great Podcasts
  • Reality and Lies: Jeffrey Epstein– ABC News
  • Rip-off Goddess– Team Coco

Events & Livesteams (Social Content Series & Campaigns)

  • Introduce America: U.S. Astronauts Launch from U.S. Soil– NASA
  • Adobe’s CoCreate Series– Adobe Develop Magazine
  • Black Entrepreneurs Day– RMG
  • WWE WrestleMania 36– WWE
  • Hamilton– Twitter Watch Celebration– Disney

Best Streaming Service (Mobile & OTT App Features)

  • CNN– CNN
  • NBCUniversal Peacock Television App– NBCUniversal
  • HBO Max– Finest Streaming Service– HBO Max
  • PBS Video App– PBS
  • MasterClass– MasterClass

Television & Movie (General Websites and Mobile Sites)

  • ESPN– Home of ’98– R/GA
  • Huluween– The Screamlands– Hulu
  • Netflix FYSEE 360– Subvrsive
  • Walt Disney Animation Studios– Walt Disney Animation Studios
  • The Splendid Mrs. Maisel– Hey There Style

Tv & Movie (Social Video)

  • Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical– Marathon Digital
  • Disney Library Stunt Video– Disney
  • SCOOB- #SCOOBDance TikTok Difficulty– Warner Bros. Home Entertainment
  • Westworld Season 3 Social Video– HBO
  • Dad of the Bride Part 3ish– Netflix

Sports (General Social)

  • NBA 2K League– National Basketball Association
  • @NBA Instagram– Many followed, the majority of seen and most engaged sports league account on Instagram– NBA
  • theScore– Instagram– Rating Media and Video Gaming Inc.
  • WWE social media– WWE
  • SportsCenter On Instagram– ESPN

Celebrity/Fan (General Social)

  • Island Records: Sing Bon Jovi– BBDO New York
  • Sir David Attenborough on Instagram– Studio Silverback
  • Gordon Ramsay & Ramsay in 10– Studio Ramsay
  • Jennifer Garner (specifically the Pretend Cooking Program series)– Jennifer Garner
  • The Late Show with James Corden– ViacomCBS Digital

Media & Home Entertainment (General Virtual & Remote)

  • Vought Experience– Amazon Prime Video
  • The Daily Social Distancing Show– Funny Central Digital
  • Insecure: Virtual Best Block Celebration– HBO
  • Dispatches From In Other Places ARG– AMC Networks
  • Virtual HBCU Homecoming– L2C Studios

Viral, General Video (Video)

  • Billie Eilish: Exact Same Interview, The Fourth Year|Vanity Fair– Conde Nast Home Entertainment
  • #WouldYouHireTrump
  • Samirah Raheem Slut Stroll Video– IMG Models
  • Explaining the Pandemic to my Past Self– Feeling Peckish Inc.
  • The Girls Have Spoken!– 1/33 Productions

News & Politics, Social Content Series & Campaigns (Social)

  • Complex’s ‘Pull Up & Vote’ Project
  • #VoteBecause– nonproft
  • Decoded, an MTV News Production
  • When the vote made all the distinction– CBS News
  • Go There– CNN

Technology, General Series (Podcasts)

  • In Makers We Trust– MIT Innovation Review
  • Should This Exist?– WaitWhat
  • Hacker Valley Studio
  • Get WIRED
  • Equity– TechCrunch

Home Entertainment, Video Series & Channels (Video)

  • Keke Palmer’s “Turnt Up With The Taylors”– Kids at Play
  • Sesame Street YouTube Channel
  • Honest Trailers– FANDOM
  • Variety’s Stars on Actors
  • Beeing at Home with Samantha Bee– TNT/TBS/TruTV

Documentary, General Series (Podcasts)

  • Slow Burn: David Duke– Slate
  • The FRONTLINE Dispatch
  • The Big Steal– Fresh Air Production
  • Say Their Name– Acast
  • Black History in Two Minutes– Surprise Empire Film Group

News & Politics, General Series (Podcasts)

  • How to Offer a Massacre: Al Jazeera Examines Bonus
  • What A Day– Jagged Media
  • In The Thick
  • Our America with Julián Castro– Lemonada Media
  • Today, Described– Vox Media Podcast Network

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