James Corden, Oprah Winfrey and RuPaul Among 2018 Webby Award Nominees

22nd annual awards honors best in internet content

Last Updated: April 3, 2018 @ 11:46 AM

James Corden, Oprah Winfrey and RuPaul Charles are among the top nominees for the 22nd annual Webby Awards, the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences announced Tuesday.

All nominees are eligible to win the two most prestigious awards: The Webby Award, selected by the Academy, and The Webby People’s Voice Award, voted on by Internet fans around the world through online balloting through April 19.

Academy judges selecting Webby winners include Lyft CEO Logan Green, Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani, Gimlet Media CEO Alex Blumberg, Instagram’s Eva Chen, social entrepreneur Van Jones, internet inventor Vint Cerf and Playmatics CEO Margaret Wallace.

Here’s the complete list of nominees.

Best Branded Editorial Experience (Advertising, Marketing & PR)
A Message From Earth
Waze | On the Road in 2017
Search On Stories
iFly KLM Selections
South Africa in 360

Best Cause-Related Campaign (Advertising, Marketing & PR)
Child Replacement Programme
Prescribed to Death
Palau Pledge
Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror
Stop The Horror

Best Event Activation (Advertising, Marketing & PR)
29Rooms
KLM Connecting Seats
#CreateGood
The Tailor Made Store
Intel x Super Bowl Halftime Show

Best Host (Podcasts & Digital Audio)
RuPaul: What’s the Tee with Michelle Visage
Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations
Questlove Supreme
Intercepted
Criminal Podcast

Best Overall Social Presence (Social)
Museum of Ice Cream
Xbox Social Media
Sony Alpha Brand Presence on Instagram
Denny’s Does Social
Madewell Social Media

Best Use of Mobile Media (Advertising, Marketing & PR)
Vodafone Get the Flow
The Most Boring Films Ever Made
Expedia/Visit Britain “The Only Place You Need to Go”
Adidas NMD Campaign
Spreading the Word

Best Web Personality/Host (Film & Video)
Another Message for Donald Trump from Former Mexican President Vicente Fox
Adam Savage/Tested.com
Good Mythical Morning
Hot Ones
Try Living With Lucie

Best Writing (Podcasts & Digital Audio)
S-Town Podcast
A Very Fatal Murder
Myths and Legends
Fictional
Stuff You Missed in History Class

Celebrity/Fan (Websites)
Lemonade Rage
Elton John
Paloma Faith
ellentube
Kourtney Kardashian

Comedy Individual Short or Episode (Film & Video)
The Simpsons “Donald Trump’s First 100 Days In Office”
Welcome to America with Gad Elmaleh and Ron Livingston
Get Staffed
Alex Jones Rants as an Indie Folk Song
Sticky

Entertainment (Mobile Sites & Apps)
HBO NOW
Rabbit
Anchor
Marvel Unlimited Android App
Great Big Story

Best Use of Machine Learning (Advertising, Media & PR)
Outthink Melanoma
Silicon Valley – Not Hot Dog
Art with Watson: Hidden Portraits
Re:scam – the A.I. Bot that Responds to Scam Emails
The Billion Color Film

VR: Cinematic or Pre-Rendered (Film & Video)
The Long Road Home VR
The Giant
DISPATCH
Raising a Rukus
Take Every Wave: Laird in VR

Music (Film & Video)
“Jazz Is The Mother Of Hip-Hop”
This and Nothing Else: Chicago’s Hip-Hop Scene
Gaga: Five Foot Two
Residente: Prison Tour
Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer (The film)

Best Art Direction (Games)
Cuphead
ECHO
The Long Dark
Monument Valley 2
What Remains of Edith Finch

Public Service & Activism (Mobile Sites & Apps)
Escalating GIFs
@lgbt_history
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Charity Network Rise Up for Good
Disappearing Persons
Unsafety Check

Fashion & Beauty Social Video (Social)
adidas Originals Brand Film Instagram Story
Y-3 Multi-Cam Split-Screen Instagram Live Story
Face Forward
Big Spaceship & Converse First Day Feels
Centenarians: Beauty Advice from 100-Year-Olds

Weird (Film & Video)
Coke Habit
420 Special: A Quiz Show
Being Batman
Grand Theft Auto Pacifist
Blark and Son

Viral (Film & Video)
Used Car Commercial // 1996 Honda Accord
7 Days of Artificial Intelligence
Mean Tweets #11
Hurt Bae asks: Why did you cheat on me? | Broken | The Scene
The Netherlands welcomes Trump in his own words

Strategy & Simulation (Games)
The Long Dark
Universal Paperclips
The Simpsons: Tapped Out
Hearthstone
Life is Strange: Before the Storm

Health & Fitness (Mobile Sites & Apps)
Peloton app
Calm
Inscape
Headspace
ClassPass

For the record: An earlier version of this story listed Jimmy Kimmel as a judge; a rep for the Academy said after publication that he will not be serving as a judge this year.