Both WWE and The Rock were winners of the 2021 Webby Awards. WWE announced on Tuesday that its social media account won the award for Best Overall Social: Sports, while Rock received a Special Achievement Award. .
You can see the full announcement below:
At the 25th Annual Webby Awards, WWE Social Media claimed victory in the General Social: Sports category in a virtual ceremony.
WWE Social Media won the prestigious People’s Voice award in a field of nearly 13,500 entries from 50 states and over 70 countries, and 2.2 million votes were cast! Thank you to all of the WWE Universe who made their voices heard, as victory was determined entirely by fan votes.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was honored with a Webby Special Achievement “for his phenomenal use of social media to connect with people, to provide inspiration and motivation to millions of followers around the world and for serving fans with new and exclusive content from its wide range of current film and television projects. “
Additionally, several weeks before the ceremony, Undertaker: The Last Ride was awarded Honoree status in Video Series & Channels: Sports.
Created in 1996, the Webby Awards are the “main international award for excellence on the Internet”.