A star studded affair, The Webby Awards celebrated some of the biggest internet visionaries for their 20th anniversaries at one of New York’s hottest venues Cipriani Wall Street .  This year’s Webby Winners, Special Achievement Honorees, and Presenters included media mogul Kim Kardashian West, entrepreneur and actress Jessica Alba, director Spike LeeGirls creators and Lenny Letter co-founders Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, artist and entrepreneur Kanye WestMarvel’s Jessica Jones stars Krysten Ritter and Mike Colter, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore, artist Erykah Badu, actress Megan Mullally, #BlackLivesMatter co-founder Opal Tometi, comedian John HodgmanMaking A Murderer directors Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi, YouTube personality Tyler Oakley, tech legend and Recode co-founder Kara SwisherVICE co-founder and CEO Shane Smith, rapper Action Bronson and Instagram’s Eva Chen.

In addition, to all the winners  a moving tribute to the legendary artist and past Webby Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Prince, by friend and fellow artist Erykah Badu  to close out this year’s show with a live performance of the late musical innovator’s “Ballad of Dorothy Parker,”which was  a powerful reminder of his extraordinary contributions to the online music community. Lastly David Bowie, a former Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, was also remembered fondly with a GIF designed by artist Helen Green.

On To the Red Carpet!

"NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: (Exclusive Coverage) New Founders of the Year Winner, Lena Dunham attends the 20th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Webby Awards)"

New Founders of the Year Winner, Lena Dunham Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Webby Awards

"NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Actor Mike Colter attends the 20th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards)"

Actor Mike ColterPhoto by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards

"NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Fashion partnerships, Instagram Eva Chen attends the 20th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards)"

Fashion partnerships, Instagram Eva Chen Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards

"NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Co-creator #blacklivesmatter Opal Tometi attends the 20th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards)"

Co-creator #blacklivesmatter Opal Tometi Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards

"NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Viral Stars "Damn Daniel" Daniel Lara and Joshua Holz attend the 20th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards)"

Viral Stars “Damn Daniel” Daniel Lara and Joshua Holz Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards

"NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Director Michael Moore attends the 20th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards)"

Director Michael Moore Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards

"NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Comedian John Hodgman attends the 20th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards)"

Comedian John Hodgman Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards

"NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: (Exclusive Coverage) Spike Lee and Social Movement of the Year Winner Opal Tometi attend the 20th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Webby Awards)"

Spike Lee and Social Movement of the Year Winner Opal Tometi Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Webby Awards

"NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Chris Milk (R) and Emily Caldwell attend the 20th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Webby Awards)"

Chris Milk (R) and Emily Caldwell  Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Webby Awards

"NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Comedian John Hodgman attends the 20th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards)"

Comedian John Hodgman Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards

"NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Actress Jessica Alba attends the 20th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards)"

Actress and Business Entrepreneur Jessica Alba Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards

"NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Actress Krysten Ritter attends the 20th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards)"

Actress Krysten Ritter Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards

"NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: TV personality Kim Kardashian attends the 20th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards)"

Kim Kardashian-West  Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Webby Awards

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