2009 Webby Awards

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The 13th annual 2009 Webby Awards were held in New York City on June 8, 2009. They were hosted by SNL head writer Seth Meyers,[1][2][3] and the lifetime achievement award was given to Jimmy Fallon.[4] The awards were judged by the 650-person International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences,[5][6] and winners were selected from among nearly 10,000 entries[7][8] from 60 countries and all 50 United States.[9] Voting by the public was available prior to April 30,[10][11] and over 500,000 votes were cast.[12][13] The awards ceremony was made available for viewers via the official Webby YouTube channel.[14][15][16]

Nominees and winners[edit]

(from http://www.webbyawards.com/winners/2009)
Category Webby Award winner People's Voice winner Other nominees

Games

Club Penguin - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 27, 2009))

Mafia Wars - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived May 15, 2011))

Cartoon Network Universe: FusionFall - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived July 6, 2009))
Kongregate - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 8, 2009))
Rock Paper Scissors: Extreme Deathmatch - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived July 7, 2009))

Games-Related

The Escapist - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 16, 2009))

GameSpot - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 8, 2009))

Destructoid, The Hardcore Gamer's Blog - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 7, 2009))
Major League Gaming - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 9, 2009))
RockBand.com - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived June 17, 2009))

Mobile & Apps - Best Use of GPS

Adidas Marathon Run Tracker

Palringo Local

Sony Ericsson: Find It
Nokia Vine
Career Builder

Mobile & Apps - Best Use of Mobile Video

Skype Qik

Peyton's Priceless Pep Talks

mDialog
NBC.com
NBC Olympics

Mobile & Apps - Entertainment

Discovery Mobile

G4tv.com

E! Online
NBC.com
Please Fix The iPhone

Mobile & Apps - Gaming

Guitar Hero III: Backstage Pass - http://bsp.guitarheromobile.com/ (now defunct)

Fanta Virtual Tennis - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived July 22, 2009))

Cannon Challenge for iPhone - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived July 26, 2010))
Live Poker - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived February 20, 2009))
WPT Texas Hold 'Em 2 - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived April 19, 2009))

Interactive Advertising - Game or Application

Red Bull Flugtag Flight Lab - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived July 7, 2009))

Nike Football Head2Head - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived April 19, 2009))

Orange 'Balloonacy' - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived May 12, 2009))
Rooftop Racer - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived February 7, 2009))
Spectra Visual Newsreader - (current archive at the Wayback Machine (archived July 5, 2009))

This table is not complete, please help to complete it from material on this page.

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

Winners and nominees are generally named according to the organization or website winning the award, although the recipient is, technically, the web design firm or internal department that created the winning site and in the case of corporate websites, the designer's client. Web links are provided for informational purposes, both in the most recently available archive.org version before the awards ceremony and, where available, the current website. Many older websites no longer exist, are redirected, or have been substantially redesigned.

  1. ^ Staff. "MGX Lab Earns Webby Nomination Nod." Entertainment Close-up. 27 April 2009.
  2. ^ Staff. "MGX Lab Earns Webby Nomination Nod" Wireless News. 1 May 2009.
  3. ^ Staff. "MGX Lab Nominated for Webby Award for Ali.com - the Online Home of Muhammad Ali." Science Letter (NewsRx). 5 May 2009.
  4. ^ Coyle, Jake. "Jimmy Fallon, Trent Reznor among Webby winners." AP Online. 5 May 2009.
  5. ^ Staff. "NASA Wins Two Webby Awards for Internet Excellence." Defense & Aerospace Week. 20 May 2009.
  6. ^ Staff. "Disney Family.com Wins Webby Award for the Best Family/Parenting Site of the Year." Wireless News. 12 June 2009.
  7. ^ Staff. "Pocket Express Nominated for Best Mobile Listings & Updates Application in the Webby Awards." Entertainment Close-up. 6 May 2009.
  8. ^ Staff. "Pocket Express Tapped for Best Mobile Listings & Updates Application in the Webby Awards." Wireless News. 5 May 2009.
  9. ^ Staff. "Pocket Express[R] Nominated for Best Mobile Listings & Updates Application in the 13th Annual Webby Awards." Biotech Week. 20 May 2009.
  10. ^ Staff. "Zagat.mobi Nominated for Webby Awards." Entertainment Close-up. 27 April 2009.
  11. ^ Staff. "Zagat.mobi Nominated for Webby Awards." Wireless News. 1 May 2009.
  12. ^ Staff. "Monster[R] Named Best Employment Site in 2009 Webby People's Voice Awards." Biotech Week. 3 June 2009.
  13. ^ Staff. "Monster Tapped as Best Employment Site in 2009 Webby People's Voice Awards." Wireless News. 22 May 2009.
  14. ^ Staff. "Disney Family.com Wins Best Family/Parenting Site and People's Voice Award in Webby Awards.". Entertainment Close-Up. 12 June 2009.
  15. ^ Staff. "Disney Family.com Wins Best Family/Parenting Site and People's Voice Award in Webby Awards." Wireless News. 13 June 2009.
  16. ^ Staff. "About.com Earns Webby 'People's Voice' Awards." Wireless News. 12 May 2009.