The Webby Awards’ famous “5-Word Speech” keeps our celebrations vibrant and exciting. Below are winner and special achievement speeches from the 20 years of Webby celebrations from the old days in San Francisco to more recent shows in New York City.

Special Achievement

Lifetime Achievement
The Onion: "Wow. You guys love websites."
Entrepreneur of the Year
Jessica Alba: "Guts. Heart. Passion. Drive. WiFi."
Special Achievement
Lena Dunham & Jenni Konner: "Is Drake in the house?"
Social Movement of the Year
Black Lives Matter: "Stay turnt! Black lives matter."
Agency of the Year
R/GA: "I’m straight out of words."
Film & Video Breakout of the Year
Making a Murderer: "The story is not over."
Artist of the Year
Kanye West: "I can’t stand short speeches."
Best Actress
Krysten Ritter: "Thank you, thank you, thank."
Break the Internet Award
Kim Kardashian West: "Nude selfies til I die."

Web

Connections

Social Media
Tumblr: "Now I feel like Pablo."
Weird
Zach Ogaard: "Shout out my homie ketchup."
Personal Blog/Website
Natalie Sun: "Beat cancer, got a Webby."

Entertainment

Sports
LDC: "Proud to receive this award"
Humor
Cracked.com: "Cracked is, uhhhh, line? Dude..."
Games
Creuna: "Lyderia mission and challenge complete."
Games
Justin Hook: "Thanks for not suing, Google."
Sports
The Players' Tribune: "Do we all get rings?"

Features

Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics
GIPHY: "I'm overcome with emotion ya'll."
Best Visual Design - Function
WIRED: "Wired has THE best words."
Technical Achievement
what3words: "Absolutely everywhere has an address."
Best User Experience
Work & Co: "2008, 2013, 2014, 2015 5-peat."
Best Use of Video or Moving Image
Reuters TV: "News doesn't have to suck."
Best User Interface
Reuters TV: "News doesn't have to suck."

Living

Family/Parenting
NBC News: "Because supporting students takes everyone"
Youth
PBS KIDS: "Won't you be our neighbor?"
Health
Clubhouse Studios: "In other news, we're hiring."

Marketplace

Food & Drink
Yummly: "We're kind of big dill."
Professional Services
Work & Co: "Nothing like designing for yourself."
Corporate Communications
Hello Monday: "Everyone deserves freedom of speech."
Self-Promotion/Portfolio
cake-factory: "Another gin and tonic please."
Consumer Electronics
Google: "The next google device is..."

Media

Magazine
Smithsonian Enterprises: "Smithsonian, come feed your brain."
Movie & Film
MediaHound: "Thanks, yea, we're raising money."
News
The Intercept: "Access to sources, not power. "
Cultural Blog/Website
VICE Media: "Kanye - *smooches-Webby* fuck that’s delicious."
Media Streaming
HBO: "You win or you die."

Services

Travel
National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World: "We're planning your next getaway. "
Employment
Freelancer.com: "Best employment site once again."
Real Estate
Zillow: "These prices are so inflated."
Financial Services/Banking
Wealthsimple: "Trudeau, Drake, Wealthsimple. Canada, eh?"

Society

Corporate Social Responsibility
IBM: "Let your computer daydream science!"
Government & Civil Innovation
NASA/JPL: "Rockin' and rovin' on Mars."
Corporate Social Responsibility
Tumblr: "Your stories are changing lives."
Green
Yeloha- Online Solar Sharing Network: "Here comes the sun, cheers!"
Law
SocialExplorer Inc.: "Data nerds do it graphically."
Charitable Organizations/Non-Profit
Futures Without Violence & Ideas In Digital: "Respect nonviolence. That's so cool."
Cultural Institutions
Museo Nacional del Prado: "Web is the new canvas."
Associations
iSynergy: "Kanye can't interrupt my speech."

Advertising & Media

Health, Wellness, Pharmaceutical
Serviceplan / Plan.Net: "Imagination is greater than detail. "
Social Media Campaigns
Ireland/Davenport: "Great ideas don't need visas"
Best Use of Mobile Media
Instinct (BBDO Group): "I made this dress myself."
Health, Wellness, Pharmaceutical
MEC: "Sugar is the new cancer."
Auto & Auto Services
Team Detroit: "Detroit Michigan for the win."
Food & Beverage
OgilvyOne Athens: "Telling love stories is devine."
Display & Banner Campaigns
Pixelette Studios / BBC America: "Stop and smell the pixels."
Best Use of Data Driven Media
W3haus: "Racist trolls, you can't hide."
Financial Services & Insurance
McCann XBC: "Can we get a dog?"
Public Service & Activism
Federation for Internet Alerts: "Together we can save lives."
Experience Marketing
McCann London: "Don't concentrate on your finger"
Integrated Campaigns
BBH NY: "Thanks from BBH New York."

Online Film & Video

Drama: Long Form or Series
Trek Continues Inc.: "Live long and, yah know..."
Reality
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: "Everyone can dream and win."
Fashion & Beauty (Channel)
British Vogue: "British Vogue keeping it 100."
Video Remixes/Mashups
AnimalRobot: "Bit torrent is real democracy."
Weird
Conde Nast Entertainment/GQ: "Conde won't pay for travel."
Documentary: Individual Episode
Vanity Fair: "Keeping secrets is still possible."
News & Politics: Individual Episode
The Guardian: "They walked, I filmed. Bye"
Web Personality (Channel)
Advantage PR: "Monkey covering eyes emoji. Thanks."
Best Writing
First Printing Productions: "Tonight we're all Kim Kardashian."
Travel & Adventure
Fusion Network: "From farm to Webby...Thanks!"
Documentary: Series
Tastemade: "Kim's early work? ...but food."
Best Individual Performance
CollegeHumor: "We got FLOTUS to rap."
How-To & DIY
Pereira & O'Dell, New York: "Open on a Blinking Cursor"
Comedy: Individual Short or Episode
The Simpsons: "Thank you Donald Trump...asshole"
Best Editing
DC Shoes: "Succeed or fail. But try."
Entertainment (Channel)
CBS Interactive: "I am very grateful...grapefruit"
Variety (Channel)
CBS Interactive: "I am very grateful...grapefruit"
Scripted
Pereira & O'Dell: "Thank you, this is wonderful"
Drama: Long Form or Series
Refinery29: "Listen to the pussy."
News & Information (Channel)
AJ+: "All up in your feed."
News & Politics: Series
AJ+: "Seas shouldn't be mass graves."
Best Use of Interactive Video
Verse: "Use VRSE, win a webby."
Documentary: Series
redfitz: "Bring light to the shadows."
Long Form
VML: "We're honored and humbled. Cheers!"
Viral
Whirled: "The Constitution grants'em that right."
Entertainment (Channel)
The Hollywood Reporter: "The internet adds 10 pixels."
Public Service & Activism
DDB Argentina: "Internet connects us, Trump doesn't."
Sports (Channel)
Bigballs Media: "Football is nothing without fans."
Events & Live Webcasts
VRSE.Works: "This one’s dedicated to Andy."
Animation (Branded)
Goodby Silverstein & Partners: "Dream until it comes true."
Art & Experimental
Goodby Silverstein & Partners: "Live in one dream now."

Mobile & Apps

Services & Utilities
Service: "Never wait on hold again."
Travel
Hopper: "Save money with the bunny."
Events
Critical Mass: "Walk safely, they can't. Sweeper."
Family & Kids
Minilab Studios: "MiniLab makes screen time matter."
Games
Playdots, Inc.: "Make time for play."
Food & Drink
Yummly: "We're kind of big dill."
Real Estate
Zillow: "These prices are so inflated."
Real Estate
Zillow: "Apartments cheaper than Hamilton tickets."
Lifestyle
HelloGiggles: "Thank you, thank you, thanks."
School/University
Hampshire College: "Fuck mediocrity. Make great. thanks!"
Services & Utilities
Milkshake Studio: "Stay creative New York City."
Best Use of GPS or Location Technology
what3words: "Absolutely everywhere has an address."
Financial Services / Banking
Intuit: "Death or taxes? You decide."
Integrated Mobile Experience
Ogilvy & Mather Group HK: "Our greatest contribution to mankind."
Health
3 SIDED CUBE: "Ordinary people can be heroes."
Travel
Expedia: "Here's to another 20 years."
Best User Experience
Tinder: "We super like you too."
Best Use of Mobile Camera
musical.ly: "Woof woof woof woof woof!"
Games
Her Story: "Hard narrative, nonlinear work is..."
Best Practices
iconmobile group & United Nations World Food Programme: "Together we can end hunger"
Fashion & Beauty
Fab: "Fab is the new fab."
Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment: "Thanks true believers! Nuff said."
Best Streaming Audio
Spotify: "Algorithms are made of people."
Connected Products & Wearables
Phenomenon: "Sometimes disruption just takes balls."
Best Podcast
Radiotopia: "Always read the plaque."
Best Streaming Video
HBO: "We're pretty, pretty, pretty grateful."

Social

Public Service & Activism
LDC: "Water crisis is over."
Culture & Lifestyle
Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA Snapchat: "All I Do Is Win!"
Corporate Communications
Wieden+Kennedy: "Old spice 3, Kanye 1!"
Weird
Golden Gaytime Ice-Cream Tub Project: "I think I just sharted. "
Humor
MapQuest: "We're making Mapquest great again!"
Best Photography & Graphics
BBC Worldwide Digital Studios: "Here's to animals and Attenborough."
Events
Serino Coyne / Tony Award Productions: "And 5, 6, 7, 8!"
Entertainment
NBC Entertainment: "Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, Kylie, Kendall!"
Best Customer Service
Spotify: "Never gonna give you up."
Education & Discovery
Ogilvy New York: "Work hard, but play harder."
Public Service & Activism
john st.: "It's nice to be nice."
Best Photography & Graphics
Jimmy the Bull: "The dog ate my speech."
Promotions & Contests
Publicis NA: "Who wants to hire us?"
Animals
Goats of Anarchy: "Goats just wanna have fun."
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