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Honoring the best
of the web

WINNERS

2006 Winner Speeches

Webby Special Achievement Awards

Breakout of the Year
Chris DeWolfe: Fun for the whole family
Webby Artist of the Year
Gorillaz: 2D: the future's only just begun
Murdoc: I'm in the wrong bar
Webby Entrepreneur of the Year
Bill Simmons on behalf of Mark Cuban: Mark Cuban is not here
Webby Lifetime Achievement Recipients
Robert Kahn: Discover digital objects and handles
Webby Lifetime Achievement Recipients
Prince: Everything you think is true
Webby Person of the Year
Thomas Friedman: The world really is flat

Connections

Blog - Culture/Personal
Cute Overload - People's Voice: Not bad for posting kittens
Celebrity/Fan
NPG Music Club - Webby: Prince says.. eliminate the middleman
Celebrity/Fan
The Leaky Cauldron - People's Voice: Nitwit! Blubber! Oddment! Tweak! Rowling.
Community
BBC Cumbria website/Digital Lives - Webby: England team, bring back trophy
Community
TripAdvisor - People's Voice: Because some hotels really suck..
Guides/Ratings/Reviews
CNET.com - People's Voice: Nice to be here again
Guides/Ratings/Reviews
UCS HybridCenter - Webby: Great milage on the superhighway
Personal Web Site
stevensebring.com - Webby: All you need is love
Personal Web Site
World Wide "Wed" - People's Voice: I proposed, Elizabeth said.. YES
Podcasts
NPR Podcasts - People's Voice: More podcasts coming Monday.. thanks
Social/Networking
Bebo - People's Voice: In your face, myspace
Social/Networking
JDate - Webby: Jewish American Princesses... Smokin!
Student
Not Seen Not Heard - People's Voice: Chris Podell needs a job!
Weird
Snopes.com - Webby/People's Voice: Rumor has it.. we won

Entertainment

Broadband
Google Earth - Webby/People's Voice: Application formerly known as keyhole
Fashion
Style.com - Webby/People's Voice: Does this go with (mumble)
Games
Miniclip.com - People's Voice: Come, play with us
Games
Stackopolis - Webby: I'll be at the bar
Games-related
Gamasutra - Webby: Heart plus science equals games
Games-related
GameSpot - People's Voice: Happy tenth birthday to gamespot
Humor
The Onion - Webby/People's Voice: (Phone ringing ) I gotta take this
NetArt
PostSecret - Webby/People's Voice: I know all of your secrets
Sports
ESPN.com - Webby/People's Voice: Sports? pornography? sports, pornography... SPORTS!!!

Features

Best Copy/Writing
Nerve - People's Voice: Sex begets children.. August 2006
Best Copy/Writing
NewYorker.com - Webby: Usus telius.. perplexed and thrilled..
Best Home/Welcome Page
Remember Segregation - Webby: Two crackers fighting racism, yo!
Best Navigation/Structure
Flickr - Webby: Sorry about the tag clouds
Best Navigation/Structure
THE BOOK OF COOL - People's Voice: Chris, Dylan.. I salute you
Best Practices
Flickr - Webby: Sorry about the tag clouds
Best Practices
Google Maps - People's Voice: Make more magnificent maps mashups
Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics
DreamStudioDesign - People's Voice: Canadian designers do it better
Best Use of Video or Moving Image
Freedom of the Seas - Webby: Hurrah for green screen technology.
Best Visual Design - Aesthetic
Big Ideas Come From Big Pencils - Webby: I have a big pencil...
Best Visual Design - Aesthetic
Style Wars - People's Voice: Tony Silver.. the director
Best Visual Design - Function
Google Earth - Webby/People's Voice: Announcing Google Earth 4... BETA

Living

Events
New Zealand International Arts Festival 2006 - Webby: New Zealanders, a day ahead
Events
NPR: StoryCorps - People's Voice: Because everyone has a story
Family/Parenting
BabyCenter - People's Voice: Baby center.. You push, we deliver
Family/Parenting
GoCityKids - Webby: Way to go! city kids
Health
Healthline - People's Voice: Healthline search: kicks oblivious, maximus(?)
Health
The InVision Guide to a Healthy Heart - Webby: Heartfelt thanks.. For the team!
Lifestyle
Epicurious.com - Webby: Happiest moment of my evening
Lifestyle
FoodNetwork.com - People's Voice: Thanks for always being hungry
Religion and Spirituality
NPR: This I Believe - Webby: I believe in saying "thanks"
Religion and Spirituality
What Is Enlightenment? - People's Voice: Webby voters are obviously enlightened
Youth
Above the Influence - Webby/People's Voice: Are you above the influence?

Marketplace

Automotive
Build Your Scion - People's Voice: Now hiring in San Francisco
Automotive
Mercedes-AMG - Webby: Please obey all speed limits
Beauty and Cosmetics
Redken Haircolor - Webby/People's Voice: He's got the same tie
Blog - Business
5 Blogs Before Lunch - Webby: Better than spamming my friends
Blog - Business
Gartner, Inc - People's Voice: Blogs make Gartner research rock!
Consumer Electronics
BlackBerry Prosumer Site - People's Voice: Web associates - kissing Blackberry's ass
Corporate Communications
Here's My Baby! Web Site - People's Voice: Our mantra - anything is possible
Food and Beverage
Epicurious.com - Webby/People's Voice: We are eating this up
IT Hardware/Software
CNET Download.com - People's Voice: Thank you all for downloading
IT Hardware/Software
Dell Small/Medium Business - Webby: Thanks, go buy a Dell
Pharmaceuticals
Bausch & Lomb PureVision - People's Voice: Good night and good luck
Pharmaceuticals
Change of HAART - Webby: Fight HIV with your heart
Restaurant
Big Time Restaurant Group - Webby: Thank you.. honored.. special.. speechless!
Restaurant
TijuanaFlats.com - People's Voice: Chipoltes can kiss my ass
Retail
Sherwin-Williams Color Visualizer - Webby: Ask Sherwin Williams.. Thank you
Retail
THE BOOK OF COOL - People's Voice: Even monkeys fall from trees

Media

Magazine
National Geographic Magazine Online - Webby: Casandra, Mickey, Brian, John... Thanks (or Max?)
Music
Fabchannel.com - Concerts Online - Webby: Prince, play us some songs
Music
NPR Music - People's Voice: Listen... inspire.. inspire to listen
News
BBC News - Webby/People's Voice: We did it again.. thank you
Newspaper
Guardian Unlimited - Webby: Our webby two point zero
Newspaper
washingtonpost.com - People's Voice: We're deeper than Deep Throat
Radio
AccuRadio - People's Voice: Assuming hyphenateds are allowed.. Woo-hoo!
Radio
NPR.org - Webby: The democracy needs more truth
Television
Creating the Scene - Webby/People's Voice: Thanks Alot!

Services

Employment
Monster Career Advice - Webby: Note to self: update resume
Financial Services
PayPal, Inc. - Webby/People's Voice: Paypal thanks *a hundred and five* million users
Real Estate
tollbrothers.com - People's Voice: Bubble? what bubble? purchase toll..
Services
Google Maps - Webby/People's Voice: Net Neutrality needs nurturing now
Telecommunications
Orange 'Talking Point' - Webby: Poke fuels mass debating online
Tourism
EarthCam - People's Voice: For complete speech visit earthcam
Tourism
www.newzealand.com/travel - Webby: Ahakoa he iti, he pounamu
Travel
Expedia.com - Webby: Thank you, enjoy your trip
Travel
TripAdvisor - People's Voice: Real reviews beat marketing fluff

Society

Activism
'Feed Me Better' campaign for healthier school meals - People's Voice: Poke's successfully fighting against malnutritioun
Activism
Youthink! - Webby: You think about ending poverty
Blog - Political
The Huffington Post - Webby/People's Voice: Darlings, make blogs not war
Charitable Organizations / Non-Profit
Katrina Help Center - Webby: To a safe hurrican season
Charitable Organizations / Non-Profit
UNICEF - State of the World's Children 2006 - People's Voice: Make UNICEF obsolete.. help kids
Cultural Institutions
Library of Congress Web Site - People's Voice: For the people, by people
Cultural Institutions
Monticello Explorer - Webby: All websites aren't created equal..
Education
Can I have a word? - Webby: Thank you for the words
Education
NASA's Earth Observatory - People's Voice: In memory of Yoram Kaufman
Government
72hours.org - Webby: Gavin Newsom for President. 2024!
Government
National Science Foundation Website - People's Voice: Even better than rocket science
Law
JURIST - People's Voice: Our news breaks law worldwide
Law
Justice Learning - Webby: This is poetic justice.. thank you
Politics
Mother Jones - People's Voice: Liberals have mojo.. We win!
Politics
OpenSecrets - Webby: Count political cash. Make change
School/University
School of Visual Arts Web site - Webby: Ten grand? Two shitty tables!
School/University
The Earth Institute at Columbia University - People's Voice: Lets party.. like it's 1999