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

Van Jones: " Enough red. Enough blue. Purple. "
Steve Buscemi: "Gratitude. Honored. Louis, love you."
Gillian Anderson: "I would like to thank..."
Solange: "I got five on it. "

Web

Connections

Weird
Museum of Hotel Keys: "Hotel. Motel. Holiday Inn. Thanks."
Celebrity/Fan
Hello Monday: "Todos venimos del mismo lugar."
Personal Blog/Website
Coffee & Chocolate Milk: "Love, share, and be happy."

Entertainment

Art
Q42, NTR, Fabrique & Pieter Huystee Film: "Click here to visit hell."
NetArt
Google Creative Lab: "Have fun playing with AI."
Sports
Upstatement: "Redefine ambitions, forget limitations. Undefeated. "
Sports
ESPN: "Thanks, Lebron, Cubs and fans."
Games & Games Related
Google Creative Lab: "So many drawings of cats."

Features

Best Visual Design - Aesthetic
Born05: "Just won. Business class forever!"
Best Individual Editorial Experience
The Washington Post: "Our democracy dies in darkness."
Best Navigation/Structure
Mirum: "Mirum makes Mazda mucho money!"
Best Practices
Work & Co: "We made flying fun again."
Best Use of Photography
Ueno & Lonely Planet: "Go to hell - in Norway."
Best Use of Video or Moving Image
Droga5: "Use mouse to enhance experience."
Best Visual Design - Aesthetic
Hello Monday: "Todos venimos del mismo lugar."
Best Writing (Editorial)
The New Yorker: "Journalism matters. Not the enemy."
Technical Achievement
Google Creative Lab: "Have fun playing with AI."
Technical Achievement
Google Creative Lab: "So many drawings of cats."

Living

Family/Parenting
Fatherly: "Punk is dad. Win parenting."
Family/Parenting
Ancestry: "Great Great Great Grandma's proud"
Lifestyle
Sonima: "Learn to connect without WiFi."

Marketplace

Corporate Communications
BASIC: "Make cool shit. Get paid. "
Car Sites & Car Culture
Mirum: "Mirum makes Mazda mucho money!"
Shopping
LiveArea - PFS Agency: "LiveArea is pretty frickin' sweet!"

Media

Movie & Film
Lucasfilm: "Here's where the fun begins."
Cultural Blog/Website
BBC Worldwide: "Thank you, we're deeply honored. "
Email Newsletters
The Washington Post: "Democracy dies in darkness. Boom."
Magazine
The New Yorker: "Journalism matters. Not the enemy."
Music
Hello Monday: "Todos venimos del mismo lugar."
Television
BBC America: "It's bigger on the inside."

Services

Real Estate
Zillow: "There's a mistake. Moonlight wins."
Real Estate
Bourn: "Suck it Zillow. I won!"
Employment
Working Not Working: "So many people to thank."
Financial Services/Banking
Wealthsimple: "Watch out Buffet. We're coming!"
Travel
NYC & Company: "New York City welcomes everyone. "
Travel
Ueno & Lonely Planet: "Go to hell - in Norway."
Travel
Viacom: "Don't fear tackling real shit."

Society

Associations
Hyperakt: "Diginity and justice for all."
Associations
entertainment software association (E3): "One nation under video games!"
Activism
UN Women and Elkanodata: "Step up for gender equality."
Activism
Civilization: "Abortion is normal. Love yourself. "
Corporate Social Responsibility
Hook Studios: "Proud to be for everyone."
Cultural Institutions
Forum One: "Black History is America's History."
School/University
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University: "Distrupting the future with science!"

Mobile & Apps

Best Streaming Video
HBO: "Hodor. Hodor. Hodor? Hodor. Hodor!"
Best Visual Design - Aesthetic
Six: "5 words? More like, Six."
Connected Products & Wearables
SERVICEPLAN/ PLAN.NET: "This is just the beginning."
Experimental & Innovation
SERVICEPLAN/ PLAN.NET: "This is just the beginning."
Best User Interface
Dollar Shave Club: "Clearly, more than just razors. Our design team is hiring."
Fashion & Beauty
Perfect365: "Join the digital beauty evolution. "
Financial Services / Banking
Stash Invest: "Who's got your back? Stash!"
Games
AMC Network: "Eenie, Meenie, Minie, Moe. Thanks!"
Health
Stop, Breathe & Think: "Stop, breathe, think - find peace."
Lifestyle
Six: "5 words? More like, Six."
Lifestyle
The Pool: "Backwards in heels, guys. Thanks!"
Real Estate
StreetEasy: "Keys. Wallet. Phone. Street Easy."
Real Estate
Zillow: "There's a mistake. Moonlight wins."
Shopping
Dollar Shave Club: "Clearly, more than just razors. Our design team is hiring."
Messaging
Poncho: "Does this come with fries? "
Messaging
GIPHY: "I just looped my pants."
Best Practices
BASIC: "Make cool shit. Get paid. "
Best Use of GPS or Location Technology
Life360: "Peace of mind is priceless. "
Best Use of Mobile Camera
1 Second Everyday: "Record less, live more. Thanks!"
Best User Experience
Google Creative Lab: "Be good to one another."
Best Visual Design - Aesthetic
Dots: "It's hip to make squares."
Best Visual Design - Function
Appster: "High impact, positive emotion. Webbys. "
Best User Interface
Gospelware LTD: "Great design can save lives."
Cultural Institutions
Potion: "Great clients equal great projects."
Events
Macy's: "Another miracle on 34th Street."
Family & Kids
Life360: "Peace of mind is priceless. "
Fashion & Beauty
Fab Commerce & Design, Inc: "Winners again? Aren't we Fab."
Fitness & Recreation
AnalogFolk: "Thank you very folking much!"
School/University
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University: "Distrupting the future with science!"
Services & Utilities
Google Creative Lab: "Be good to one another."
Services & Utilities
Dashlane: "Do something about your passwords."
Sports
ESPN: "We owe fans who go. "

Social

Promotions & Contests
Ogilvy New York: "We twitter raced and won. "
Culture & Lifestyle
MoMA: "#supportmuseumstheatersperformancespaceslibrariesandartseducation. That's one word, right?"
Health & Fitness
WebMD: "Viral. In a good way."
Public Service & Activism
AKQA: "We haven't goat the words. "
Public Service & Activism
Miami Ad School Europe: "Equality shouldn't require a debate. "
Best Overall Social Presence
HBO: "Hodor. Hodor. Hodor. Thank you."
Best Use of Video
Narrator, Inc.: "Fantastic Webby. We found one."
Native Advertising
Ogilvy New York: "The only solution is education. "
Experimental & Innovation
Ogilvy New York: "The only solution is education. "
Celebrity/Fan
YouTube: "So much better than finals!"
Corporate Communications
NASA: "Winning the social space race!"
Culture & Lifestyle
Refinery29: " Double tap for women everywhere."
Sports
WWE: "This come in championship belt?"
Food & Drink
Tastemade: "Two words: Eat it!"
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