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Webby Yearbook May 9, 2016

Behind The Scenes: 20 Years of The Webbys

Take a tour behind the scenes of 20 years of the Internet's biggest night

Behind The Scenes

George Takei backstage at The 18th Webby Awards
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George Takei backstage at The 18th Webby Awards

Dave Grohl Backstage at the 19th Webby Awards
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Dave Grohl Backstage at the 19th Webby Awards

Arianna Huffington with Obama\'s legendary tech team, Harper Reed, Michael Slaby, and Teddy Goff, at the 17th Webby Awards
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Arianna Huffington with Obama's legendary tech team, Harper Reed, Michael Slaby, and Teddy Goff, at the 17th Webby Awards

Chris Milk, Norah Jones & Aaron Koblin backstage at the 15th Webby Awards
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Chris Milk, Norah Jones & Aaron Koblin backstage at the 15th Webby Awards

Jimmy Fallon and Beaker on the red carpet at the 13th Webby Awards
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Jimmy Fallon and Beaker on the red carpet at the 13th Webby Awards

Fred Armisen & Grimes backstage at the 17th Webby Awards
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Fred Armisen & Grimes backstage at the 17th Webby Awards

Jeremy Lin and Spike Lee practicing the Linsanity handshake backstage at the 16th Webby Awards
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Jeremy Lin and Spike Lee practicing the Linsanity handshake backstage at the 16th Webby Awards

Former Vice President Al Gore with The Creative Group\'s Tracey Fuller at the 10th Webby Awards
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Former Vice President Al Gore with The Creative Group's Tracey Fuller at the 10th Webby Awards

John Hodgman and Justin Long, throwing shade backstage at the 16th Webby Awards
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John Hodgman and Justin Long, throwing shade backstage at the 16th Webby Awards

Jane Metcalfe & Louis Rossetto, the founders of Wired magazine, at the Afterparty of the 19th Webby Awards
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Jane Metcalfe & Louis Rossetto, the founders of Wired magazine, at the Afterparty of the 19th Webby Awards

Lifetime Achievement Winner David Byrne and Person of the Year Stephen Colbert at The 12th Webby Awards
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Lifetime Achievement Winner David Byrne and Person of the Year Stephen Colbert at The 12th Webby Awards

Joe Jonas and Marlon Wayans at the 15th Webbys
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Joe Jonas and Marlon Wayans at the 15th Webbys

Host Patton Oswalt, Colin Quinn & Jerry Seinfeld backstage at the 17th Webby Awards
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Host Patton Oswalt, Colin Quinn & Jerry Seinfeld backstage at the 17th Webby Awards

Guests at The 19th Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street
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Guests at The 19th Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street

In celebration of our 20th year of honoring the best of the Internet, we dug into our archives to assemble a gallery of some of the best behind the scenes moments from the Webby Awards. Winners, presenters, celebrities, an Instagram-famous pet or two, magical encounters are happening backstage at The Webby Awards.

With the good times flowing, Webby Awards guests mingle and catch up—having the conversations that spur the next great innovation, because, where else are you going to be in a room of the Internet’s best?

Innumerable Internet greats graced The Webby stage over the years, and backstage, legendary encounters occurred. Heard the one when Animal of the Muppets and Danimal of OK Go had a starring contest? No? Well, you’ve got to see who bet on whom, and more importantly, who won. Scroll through for the full video….

Want to see what happened at the 20th Annual Webby Awards? Follow The Webby Awards on Facebook and across social for replays of all our live event coverage.

Don’t forget—Watch the show on WebbyAwards.com now for all the highlights.

UPDATE: The 20th Annual Webby Awards was awesome.

Renowned street photographer Daniel Arnold was there, shooting all the best moments in his signature style and we put together some highlights below.

Daniel Arnold Shoots Behind The Scenes at the 20th Webby Awards

Kim Kardashian West takes a selfie with a fan  at the 20th Webby Awards
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Kim Kardashian West takes a selfie with a fan at the 20th Webby Awards

Tyler Oakley backstage at the 20th Webby Awards
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Tyler Oakley backstage at the 20th Webby Awards

Joshua Holz & Daniel Lara of \
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Joshua Holz & Daniel Lara of "Damn Daniel" backstage at the 20th Webby Awards

Spike Lee reviews his notes at the 20th Annual Webby Awards
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Spike Lee reviews his notes at the 20th Annual Webby Awards

Opal Tometi of #BlackLivesMatter backstage at the 20th Annual Webby Awards
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Opal Tometi of #BlackLivesMatter backstage at the 20th Annual Webby Awards

Lena Dunham standing, seated: Eva Chen, Megan Mullally & Jenni Konner, at the 20th Webby Awards
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Lena Dunham standing, seated: Eva Chen, Megan Mullally & Jenni Konner, at the 20th Webby Awards

Kim Kardashian West, Jessica Alba & Neil Blumenthal chatting at their table at the 20th Webby Awards
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Kim Kardashian West, Jessica Alba & Neil Blumenthal chatting at their table at the 20th Webby Awards

Host Nick Offerman dressed as Pizza Rat backstage at the 20th Webby Awards
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Host Nick Offerman dressed as Pizza Rat backstage at the 20th Webby Awards

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