Webby Awards Winners 2015


The Webby Awards exist to honor excellence in internet. From video makers to advertisers, bloggers to social media gurus, the Webbys have been singling out the best of the web for 19 years on behalf of The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. That means some of your favorites from YouTube, Netflix and beyond had a chance to take home one of those springy trophies and be crowned the best on the web. Here are this year’s winners.

Webby Lifetime Achievement: Wired Co-Founders Louis Rossetto and Jane Metcalfe

Breakout of the Year: Tinder

Outstanding Comedic Performance: Chelsea Peretti (“Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats”)


Best Actress: Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)

Best Actor: Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)

Webby Special Achievement: Social Media Artist Jerome Jarre


Webby Special Achievement: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Best Entertainment App: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Best Television Website: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Best Humor Website: Funny or Die

Best How-to and DIY (Online Film & Video): Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube

Best Animals Social: Grumpy Cat


Best Music App: SoundCloud

Best Viral (Online Film & Video): Jimmy Kimmel Live (“Halloween Candy Prank”)

Best Individual Performance: College Humor (“If Google Was A Guy”)

Find a full interactive list of the winners here