Webby Award Nominees List To Be Released Tomorrow

Hot damn! We are experiencing social media awards show overload!

First, we had the Streamys. Then we have the Shortys happening tonight in New York. And now comes the announcement that the list of Webby Award nominees is being released tomorrow! Tomorrow being April 9th, 2013, if you happen to find this article 10,000 years after what we know of civilization has ended …

The 17th annual Webby Awards is promising to be huge. Like, giant squid-huge — or at least that’s what their press release promises. This year, they in charge of the Webbys — the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) with members including David Bowie, Arianna Huffington and David Karp, have received over 11 thousand submissions from 60 different countries (hopefully “Harlem Shake Poop” didn’t get lost in the maelstrom).


According to the website, “The Webby Awards presents two honors in every category — The Webby Award and The Webby People’s Voice Award — in each of its five entry-types: Websites, Interactive Advertising & Media, Online Film & Video, Mobile & Apps and Social.

The actual awards show will be held May 21st, 2013 in NYC, but for now, let’s collectively salivate over the prospect of those sweet, sweet nominees …


For other award hype check out this here story on King of the Web.