Jimmy Fallon, Ellen Degeneres, and Jimmy Kimmel are the top nominees for the 19th Annual Webby Awards, the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS) announced on Tuesday.
Academy members including Conan O’Brien, Tumblr founder David Karp, Arianna Huffington, YouTube sensation and video artist Freddie Wong, Internet forefather Vint Cerf and DoSomething.org founder Nancy Lublin will select this year’s Webby Awards Winners, to be announced Monday, April 27.
Fans can vote for winners at the awards show’s website. Winners will be celebrated at a special ceremony held at Cipriani Wall Street on Monday, May 18, hosted by actor and comedian Hannibal Buress. This year’s show will be available on demand at the Webby Awards website the morning of May 19.
Recipients earning the most nominations include: Vice Media (17), CollegeHumor (9), Funny or Die (8), HBO (8), The Guardian (7), Comedy Central (6) and Mashable (6).
Other nominees this year include:
Celebrity (Handheld Devices), Mobile & Apps
· “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon”
· Haruki Murakami
· Joseph Gordon Levitt for HITRECORD
· Jerry Garcia for JerryGarcia.com
Celebrity, Online Film & Video
· Kevin Bacon Explains the ’80s to Millennials (Mashable)
· Nick Offerman for “Simply Genius Shower Thoughts” (Mashable)
· Zach Galfianakis for “Between Two Ferns” with President Barack Obama (Funny Or Die)
· George Takei for “Takei’s Take” (AARP)
· Paul Reubens and Karen Gillan for “TV on the Radio’s ‘Happy Idiot’” (Funny Or Die)
· Shia LaBeouf for “Shia LaBeouf” Live
· Jerry Seinfeld for “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee”
Celebrity, Social Media
· John Oliver for “Last Week Tonight”
· Will Arnett for “Bojack Horseman Campaign”
View the complete list of nominees at the Webby Awards website.