Webby Awards 2019: Childish Gambino, Will Smith and Kesha Unveiled as Winners
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Also revealed as winners at the awards that celebrate Internet achievement are Chance The Rapper, Lady GaGa and Bradley Cooper's 'A Star Is Born' and 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'.

AceShowbiz - Childish Gambino, Will Smith, and Kesha (Ke$ha) have been honoured with prizes ahead of the 2019 Webby Awards.

"This Is America" earned rapper Gambino, who acts under his real name Donald Glover, the Music Video title, while it was also voted the winner of the People's Voice Award for Music Video.

Kesha picked up the People's Voice Award for Best Editing (Video) for her "I Need a Woman to Love" promo, while Chance The Rapper's appearance as a cab driver in the Undercover Lyft ad series claimed the Branded Entertainment Viral (Video) accolade.

Meanwhile, Will Smith's 50th birthday The Jump event last September (18), during which he livestreamed his bungee jump from a helicopter over the Grand Canyon, picked up the Webby Award for Events & Live Streams (Video), and comedian Billy Eichner's "Billy on the Street" episode with Emma Stone scored the Comedy: Longform (Video) title.

Other winners include Lady GaGa and Bradley Cooper's "A Star Is Born" (Trailer Video), "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" (People's Voice Award for Celebrity/Fan - Social), and the hugely popular Fortnite, which landed the Best Multiplayer/Competitive Games honour in the Games section.

Awards for comedian Hasan Minhaj, rapper Tierra Whack, and actress Issa Rae, who was declared Webby Video Person of the Year, were previously announced.

The awards, which celebrate Internet achievement, will be handed out by officials at the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences at a ceremony in New York on 13 May. Actress Jenny Slate will serve as the night's host.

Special Achievement:

  • Webby Video Person of the Year: Issa Rae
  • Webby Social Movement of the Year: Greta Thunberg
  • Webby Artist of the Year: Tierra Whack
  • Webby Special Achievement: Hasan Minhaj
  • Webby Entrepreneur of the Year: Emily Weiss
  • Webby Media Company of the Year: Disney

23nd Annual Webby Award Winner highlights include:

  • The New Yorker won the Webby Award and Webby People's Voice Award for Magazine (Websites)
  • The Carter III Anniversary by Spotify won the Webby Award for Celebrity/Fan (Social)
  • NASA won the Webby Award for Best Overall Social Presence - Brand (Social)
  • "This Is America" won the Webby Award and Webby People's Voice Award for Music Video (Video)
  • HBO "Westworld": The Maze won the Webby People's Voice Award for Best Use of Machine Learning (Advertising)
  • Gritty won the Webby Award and Webby People's Voice Award for Athletes & Sports Teams (Social)
  • Girls Who Code – Sisterh>>d Campaign won the Webby People's Voice Award
  • Ke$ha "I Need A Woman" won the Webby People's Voice Award for Best Editing (Video)
  • Patagonia Action Works won the Webby People's Voice Award for Corporate Social Responsibility (Websites)
  • The Guardian app for iOS and Android won the Webby Award for News & Magazines (Apps, Mobile Sites, and Voice)
  • Headspace for Alexa won the Webby Award for Health, Fitness & Lifestyle (Voice)
  • Fortnite won the Webby Award for Best Multiplayer/Competitive Games (Games)
  • "Will Smith: The Jump" won the Webby Award for Events & Live Streams (Video)
  • Serial won the Webby People's Voice Award for Best Series (Podcasts)
  • National Geographic's "First Ever 3D VR Filmed in Space" won the Webby People's Voice Award for Best Narrative Experience (Video)
  • Slate Magazine's "Slow Burn" Season 2 won the Webby Award for Best Podcast Series for (Podcasts)
  • The Bleacher Report App won the Webby Award for Sports (Apps, Mobile, and Voice)
  • "The Walking Dead: Our World" won the Webby Award for Best Use of Augmented Reality (Games)
  • Marvel Unlimited won the Webby People's Voice Award for Entertainment (Apps, Mobile, and Voice)
  • Stephen Curry's '5 Minutes From Home' Series won the Webby Award for Best Web Personality/Host (Video)
  • Undercover Lyft with Chance the Rapper won the Webby Award for Branded Entertainment Viral (Video)
  • "Billy on the Street" with Emma Stone won the Webby People's Voice Award for Comedy: Longform (Video)
  • "The Ellen DeGeneres Show won the Webby People's Voice Award for Celebrity/Fan (Social)
  • "Deadpool The Musical 2" won the Webby Award for Best Writing (Performance & Craft)
  • Team Coco won the Webby Award for Comedy for "Conan Helps His Assistant Buy a Car" (Video)
  • BBDO New York's Monica Lewinsky – #DefyTheName campaign won the Webby Award for Best Influencer Endorsements (Advertising)
  • The Verge won the Webby Award for Science & Education (Video)
  • "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" won the Webby Award and Webby People's Voice Award for Best Overall Social Presence – Media/Entertainment (Social)
  • CBS Interactive's James Corden's Next James Corden won the Webby Award for Best Individual Performance (Video)
  • "The Daily Show Presents: The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library" won the Webby Award and Webby People's Voice Award for Humor (Websites)
  • CNN's Anthony Bourdain's "Explore Parts Unknown: Little LA" won the Webby Award for Travel & Lifestyle (Video)
  • Pod Save the People won the Webby Award for Best Host (Podcasts)
  • "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"'s Mean Tweets - "Avengers Edition" won the Webby People's Voice Award for Comedy: Shortform (Video)
  • Spotify In-House's "Tha Carter III" Anniversary won the Webby Award for Celebrity/Fan (Social)
  • Schitt's Creek Social Media won the Webby Award and Webby People's Voice Award for Television & Film (Social)
  • GrandSon Creative's "A Star Is Born" trailer won the Webby Award for Trailer (Video)
  • Astroneer won the Webby Award for Adventure (Games)

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