The Webby Awards is delighted to honor Desus Nice and The Kid Mero with a 2019 Webby Special Achievement Award for their wildly successfully talk show DESUS & MERO: one of the most entertaining, culturally relevant talk shows and partnerships born on the Internet to date.
From Bodega Boys to DESUS & MERO, Desus Nice and The Kid Mero have proven time and again that they are masters of their craft and possess a unique skillset when it comes to creating work for and through the Internet. By throwing out the standard rules of talk shows and showing up as themselves, eager to learn the most interesting information from their guests, Desus Nice and The Kid Mero are authentic, exciting, entertaining voices that are a perfect fit for the digital age of voracious consumption and unapologetic authenticity. For raising the bar for talk shows and pop culture at large, and creating one of the Internet’s most dynamic partnerships, we are thrilled to honor Desus Nice and The Kid Mero with a Webby Special Achievement Award.
Special Achievement honors those whose work has improved upon the experience and capabilities of the Internet in novel and impactful ways.