Awards include events that honor individuals or groups in various industries and specialties across the country. Whether it be through public voting or an expert panel, our events receive high participation and engagement and generate audiences in specific niches that sponsors seek. Awards programs culminate in top-notch awards shows where winners are named and celebrated, with some being broadcasted for viewers.

USA TODAY High School Sports Awards

The USA TODAY High School Sports Awards, the largest high school sports recognition program in the country, celebrates the best in high school sports in cities and states across the US. 105 regional and statewide award programs culminate in a national awards show, featuring the biggest names in professional sports as hosts and presenters.
More than 60,000 high school athletes will be honored across this year’s awards programs.

Community Choice Awards

The Community Choice Awards poll local audiences across the country to choose the best businesses and organizations in their areas. Through a public nomination and voting process, over 200 communities choose the best of the best. Whether you need to find an exceptional plumber or the best spot for a burger, you can count on these award winners.

In 2020, more than 21.6M votes were cast by 1.9M+ people for businesses across the country.

American Influencer Awards

The American Influencer Awards honor the greatest contributors and top talent in beauty across social media in beauty, fashion, fitness and lifestyle categories. Winners are selected through a public nomination and voting process — with oversight from an expert panel — and named at an annual red-carpet awards show at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
In 2020, more than 4.5M votes were cast to chose 23 winners from 118 nominees

Best of Humankind Awards

USA TODAY’s Best of Humankind Awards honor everyday people who have showcased the highest level of kindness, compassion, and perseverance. Humankind celebrates and shares the stories of these amazing individuals who are making a difference in their community. Winners in each category are announced during a streaming broadcast show in December.
Nominations for this year’s Best of Humankind Awards end August 31, 2021.
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