NEW YORK (AP) — An eclectic group of individuals — together with LeBron James, James Corden, Jennifer Garner and Sir David Attenborough — have nabbed nominations for this yr’s Webby Awards, recognizing the perfect web content material and creators.
The Worldwide Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences introduced the nominees on Tuesday, which additionally embrace the businesses Amazon, Adobe, CNN, Disney, Google, Headspace, Hulu, Mailchimp, Marvel Leisure, Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty, Spotify, The Root and Wondery.
“Regardless of a lot adversity this yr, the creators behind our nominated work have discovered new and thrilling methods to make use of their platforms and creativity to assist the world keep related,” Claire Graves, president of The Webby Awards, mentioned in a press release.
Nominees embrace the viral “Savage Problem,” John Mayer driving a Land Rover Defender in an advert, “Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical,” the animated music video for Dua Lipa’s “Hallucinate,” Attenborough’s Instagram account, Garner’s cooking sequence, James’ partnership with LyftUp and the social media presence of “The Late, Late Present with James Corden.”
Awards are chosen by the Academy, whereas The Webby People’s Voice Award is voted on by followers around the globe. Voting for that award is open now till Could 6. Winners for all awards might be introduced on Could 18.
Nominees in podcasts this yr embrace: “Dr. Loss of life: Season 2” by Wondery, “Underneath the Pores and skin” with Russell Model by Luminary, “Wind of Change” by Spotify Studios, “Land of the Giants: The Netflix Impact” by Vox Media, “Our America with Julián Castro” by Lemonada Media, “Workplace Women” by Earwolf and “America Dissected: Coronavirus” by Crooked Media.
Organizers obtained practically 13,500 entries from 50 states and 70 nations. The organizations incomes the very best variety of nominations this yr embrace Google with 22, HBO with 20, Comedy Central with 19, Condé Nast with 16, Nationwide Geographic with 15, Spotify with 14 and CNN with 11.
Some nominations in social media went to Stephen Colbert, “Sesame Road’s” YouTube Channel, “Beeing at Dwelling with Samantha Bee” and “The Every day Present’s” Twitter feed.