The 20th annual WebbyAwards was held on Monday to honor and celebrate internet personalties and industry visionaries. The event was held in New York City.
This year, Jessica Alba was honored with an award forEntrepreneur of the Year, andKrysten Ritter’ received an award for Actress of the Year.
Instagram’s Eva Chen presented Webby’s first-ever New Founders of the Year Award to HBO’s “Girls” creators Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner.
Kanye West received a Webby for “Artist of the Year” for his contributions to the online music industry. He accepted his award via a pre-recorded acceptance video.
Kim Kardashain won a Webby for the category “Break the Internet” for the photoshoot she did with Paper magazine.
Filmmaker and director Spike Lee presented the first Webby for Social Movement of the Year to the Black Lives Matter (#BlackLivesMatter) movement for using the internet and social media to create one of the most powerful rallies for social justice.