The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) has announced LeBron James, Jimmy Fallon, Spotify, and HBO among the 2020 Webby Award winners.

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The 24th annual awards show honours “excellence on the Internet with categories spanning nitches such as websites, interactive advertising, online film, video, and mobile content.”

IADAS announced the winners virtually on Tuesday via the award’s website, the same day for which its main event was billed.

Fallon’s ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ won a Webby for best social media for promoting a celebrity, while James was honoured for his ESPN’s ‘Welcome to Bron Bron Land’, which snagged the best user interface award.

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The 2020 Webby for ‘Home Internet Celebration’ was accorded to individuals and organizations who are using the internet in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Avi Schiffmann, a 17-year-old from Washington state, who launched an early COVID-19 tracking database and site, was recognised, while John Krasinksi was also honored for his ‘Some Good News’ show, which was created to uplift spirits after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kristen Bell, an actress, won a category for helping children understand the coronavirus crisis, while DJ D-Nice snagged artist of the year for his ‘ClubQuarantine’ sets on Instagram.

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Google, The Washington Post, Vox Media, Conde Nast, Spotify, NASA, ESPN and HBO also earned multiple Webbys.



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