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2011 Webby Award Winners Announced

It’s a big day for your favorite online properties and personalities as the Webby Awards have announced their list of the best the web has to offer in 2011. This year saw big wins by everything from entertainment sites like Funny or Die to tech developers like Google Creative Labs. The likes of Lisa Kudrow, Conan O’Brien, Arcade Fire, Zach Galifianakis, Angry Birds, and Snoop Dogg also walked off with awards for their contributions to the web this year.

We’ve got the full list of winning websites below, but head over to the official Webby’s website to see all the nominees, and winners for Interactive Advertising, Online Film and Video, and Mobile and Apps.

ACTIVISM

Webby Award Winner: REDU

People’s Voice Winner: Avaaz

ART

Webby Award Winner: Adobe Museum of Digital Media

People’s Voice Winner: YouTube Play

ASSOCIATIONS

Webby Award Winner: American Institute of Architects

People’s Voice Winner: AARP: The Website

AUTOMOTIVE

Webby Award Winner: 2011 Mediocrity

People’s Voice Winner: Vespa website

BANKING/BILL PAYING

Webby Award Winner: Lending Club

People’s Voice Winner: Chase Blueprint Demo

BEAUTY AND COSMETICS

Webby Award Winner: BOSS BOTTLED NIGHT

People’s Voice Winner: Redken.com

BEST COPY/WRITING

Webby Award Winner: NewYorker.com

People’s Voice Winner: The Onion

BEST HOME/WELCOME PAGE

Webby Award Winner: LEGO.com

People’s Voice Winner: LEGO.com

BEST NAVIGATION/STRUCTURE

Webby Award Winner: HIDDEN HEROES

People’s Voice Winner: Zappos.com

BEST PRACTICES

Webby Award Winner: Dropbox

People’s Voice Winner: Skype

BEST USE OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Webby Award Winner: National Geographic

People’s Voice Winner: National Geographic

BEST USE OF VIDEO OR MOVING IMAGE

Webby Award Winner: The Wilderness Downtown

People’s Voice Winner: TED.com

BEST VISUAL DESIGN – AESTHETIC

Webby Award Winner: Monet 2010

People’s Voice Winner: LIFE.com

BEST VISUAL DESIGN – FUNCTION

Webby Award Winner: TED.com

People’s Voice Winner: Vimeo

BLOG – BUSINESS

Webby Award Winner: TechCrunch

People’s Voice Winner: HuffPost Business

BLOG – CULTURAL

Webby Award Winner: The 99%

People’s Voice Winner: Laughing Squid

BLOG – POLITICAL

Webby Award Winner: Truthdig

People’s Voice Winner: Comedy Central’s Indecision

CELEBRITY/FAN

Webby Award Winner: Team Coco

People’s Voice Winner: Team Coco

CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS/NON-PROFIT

Webby Award Winner: Historypin

People’s Voice Winner: PBS.org

COMMUNITY

Webby Award Winner: OpenIDEO

People’s Voice Winner: Twitter

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS

Webby Award Winner: Engadget

People’s Voice Winner: Engadget

CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Webby Award Winner: Gone Google

People’s Voice Winner: Gone Google

CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS

Webby Award Winner: Anne Frank House

People’s Voice Winner: Smithsonian Institution

EDUCATION

Webby Award Winner: TED.com

People’s Voice Winner: TED.com

EMPLOYMENT

Webby Award Winner: Freelancer.com

People’s Voice Winner: Freelancer.com

EVENTS

Webby Award Winner: TribecaFilm.com

People’s Voice Winner: YouTube Play

FAMILY/PARENTING

Webby Award Winner: BabyCenter

People’s Voice Winner: BabyCenter

FASHION

Webby Award Winner: NOWNESS

People’s Voice Winner: Vogue.com

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Webby Award Winner: Mint

People’s Voice Winner: Mint

FOOD AND BEVERAGE

Webby Award Winner: Epicurious

People’s Voice Winner: Epicurious

GAMES

Webby Award Winner: Lego Star Wars III

People’s Voice Winner: Robot Unicorn Attack

GAMES-RELATED

Webby Award Winner: The Escapist

People’s Voice Winner: The Escapist

GOVERNMENT

Webby Award Winner: The Architect’s Virtual Capitol

People’s Voice Winner: NASA Home Page

GREEN

Webby Award Winner: SHFT.com

People’s Voice Winner: SHFT.com

GUIDES/RATINGS/REVIEWS

Webby Award Winner: Yelp

People’s Voice Winner: Yelp

HEALTH

Webby Award Winner: Attraction

People’s Voice Winner: WebMD

HUMOR

Webby Award Winner: Funny Or Die

People’s Voice Winner: CollegeHumor

INSURANCE

Webby Award Winner: Responsibility Project

People’s Voice Winner: University of Farmers

IT HARDWARE/SOFTWARE

Webby Award Winner: Dell

People’s Voice Winner: Demo Slam

LAW

Webby Award Winner: Threat Level

People’s Voice Winner: Threat Level

LIFESTYLE

Webby Award Winner: MarthaStewart.com

People’s Voice Winner: The Escapist

MAGAZINE

Webby Award Winner: NewYorker.com

People’s Voice Winner: National Geographic Magazine Online

MOVIE AND FILM

Webby Award Winner: The Warden Sixteen

People’s Voice Winner: Toy Story Official Web Site

MUSIC

Webby Award Winner: Pandora

People’s Voice Winner: Pandora

NETART

Webby Award Winner: Welcome to Pine Point

People’s Voice Winner: The Wilderness Downtown

NEWS

Webby Award Winner: NPR

People’s Voice Winner: NPR

PERSONAL BLOG/WEBSITE

Webby Award Winner: What I made

People’s Voice Winner: What I made

PHARMACEUTICALS

Webby Award Winner: SpeakFromTheHeart.com

People’s Voice Winner: SpeakFromTheHeart.com

POLITICS

Webby Award Winner: FactCheck.org

People’s Voice Winner: NPR News Election 2010: It’s All Politics

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Webby Award Winner: Blenderbox

People’s Voice Winner: Awesomeville

RADIO/PODCASTS

Webby Award Winner: NPR

People’s Voice Winner: NPR

REAL ESTATE

Webby Award Winner: Zillow.com

People’s Voice Winner: Zillow.com

RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY

Webby Award Winner: The Buddha

People’s Voice Winner: The Buddha

RESTAURANT

Webby Award Winner: Pure Management Group

People’s Voice Winner: Chipotle Website

RETAIL

Webby Award Winner: Groupon

People’s Voice Winner: Groupon

SCHOOL/UNIVERSITY

Webby Award Winner: Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing

People’s Voice Winner: Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing

SCIENCE

Webby Award Winner: NASA Global Climate Change

People’s Voice Winner: Discovery News

SELF-PROMOTION/PORTFOLIO

Webby Award Winner: Summit Project

People’s Voice Winner: ‘Twitter Knitter’

SOCIAL MEDIA

Webby Award Winner: Vimeo

People’s Voice Winner: Vimeo

SPORTS

Webby Award Winner: MLB.com

People’s Voice Winner: ESPN.com

TELECOMMUNICATION

Webby Award Winner: LG Optimus – 1,000 Acts of Kindness

People’s Voice Winner: When facebook becomes a book

TELEVISION

Webby Award Winner: Boardwalk Empire – Interactive Boardwalk

People’s Voice Winner: Hulu

TOURISM

Webby Award Winner: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Online

People’s Voice Winner: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Online

TRAVEL

Webby Award Winner: Jetsetter

People’s Voice Winner: Lonely Planet

WEB SERVICES & APPLICATIONS

Webby Award Winner: Dropbox

People’s Voice Winner: Dropbox

WEIRD

Webby Award Winner: Awkward Family Photos

People’s Voice Winner: Awkward Family Photos

YOUTH

Webby Award Winner: A Thin Line

People’s Voice Winner: National Geographic Kids

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