Taylor Swift and her boyfriend Travis Kelce, together with Sydney Sweeney, Ryan Gosling and Timothee Chalamet, are among the many nominees for this yr’s Webby Awards.

FILE – Taylor Swift arrives on the world premiere of the live performance movie “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour” in Los Angeles on Oct. 11, 2023. Swift’s Instagram message encouraging her 283 million followers to register to vote was nominated for a Webby in one of the best creator or influencer class. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)(Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift and her Super Bowl-winning boyfriend Travis Kelce, together with Sydney Sweeney,Ryan Gosling and Timothee Chalamet, are among the many nominees for this yr’s Webby Awards, recognizing one of the best web content material and creators.

The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences introduced the nominees on Tuesday, the results of 13,000 entries from over 70 international locations. The Associated Press bought an early look.

Swift’s Instagram message encouraging her 283 million followers to register to vote was nominated in one of the best creator or influencer class. The web site she directed her followers to — the nonpartisan Vote.org — recorded greater than 35,000 registrations, based on the group.

Kelce, bought a nomination in one of the best sports activities podcast class for teaming up along with his brother Jason for his or her “New Heights” show. Speaking of {couples}, Michelle Obama bought a nod for her “The Light Podcast,” whereas her husband, former President Barack Obama, was nominated for his work with LinkedIn.

The awards are chosen by the Academy, whereas The Webby People’s Voice Award is voted on by followers world wide. Voting for that award is open now till April 18. Winners for all awards will probably be introduced May 13 at a ceremony hosted by “Late Night with Seth Meyers” author and comic Amber Ruffin.

Sweeney bought a nod for collaborating with Ford Motor Company for a contest with the winner getting a 2024 customized Mustang GT designed by the actor. Paris Hilton was nominated for her 10-minute TikTok post about her household’s lodge model.

“Ted Lasso” star Brett Goldstein bought a nod for his podcast “Films to Be Buried With,” during which he brings on company to debate the flicks which have most impacted their lives. He faces competitors within the TV and movie podcast class from podcasts about “The Crown,” “The Last of Us,” “Endeavor” and “And Just Like That…”

Chalamet was nominated within the media and leisure branded content material class for his advert for Apple TV+, a follow-up to final yr’s marketing campaign with Jon Hamm. The ad shows the “Dune” star enjoying the programming on Apple’s streaming service and questioning if he may do the tasks. “Severance’ is bizarre. I may do bizarre,” Chalamet says.

Chalamet will face off in opposition to Ryan Gosling, who admitted his Barbie character, Ken, might have “stolen” certainly one of BTS member Jimin’s signature seems to be. Gosling gave Ken’s prized guitar to Jimin to apologize.

Music video nominations have been handed out to Doja Cat’s “Paint the Town Red,” Lil Nas X’s “J Christ,” Megan Thee Stallion’s “Cobra,” Olivia Rodrigo’s “Vampire” and new greatest new artist Grammy-winner Victoria Monet’s “On My Mama.”

The class of greatest general social presence is filled with acquainted names — Bravo, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” “Saturday Night Live,” “Sesame Street” and “The Kelly Clarkson Show.”

The gravitational pull of the hit film “Barbie” additionally made it into the Webby nominations, with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer promoting a dark-haired version of Barbie wearing a pink pantsuit incomes a nod within the public service and activism class and Mattel getting one for its social media movie tie-ins.

The checklist of nominations additionally illustrate the influence of Artificial Intelligence, with a number of new classes for AI apps and experiences, like Burger King’s cheeseburger nuggets.

Companies incomes the very best variety of nominations are PBS with 20, Warner Bros. Discovery with 18, Netflix at 14, CNN with 13, and three tied with 11 every — Paramount, The Washington Post and MTV Entertainment.

Academy members embody musician and author Questlove, author and actor Quinta Brunson, rapper and actor Tobe Nwigwe, author and producer Roxane Gay, Pepsi Co. govt Todd Kaplan, and Yann LeCun, an AI scientist with Meta.


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