Voting is now open in the first AEW Dynamite Awards

Voting is now open in the first AEW Dynamite Awards
Voting is now open in the first AEW Dynamite Awards


WWE has The Slammys, and pretty much every other company hands out annual “Best of” honors.

No self-respecting wrestling promotion would be without a year-end awards show, and All Elite has announced its version… The AEW Dynamite Awards!

Trophies (I guess, the press release doesn’t specify) will be handed out to “top AEW stars and viral moments of the past year.” An awards show will stream on B/R Live later this month, and celebrities will be on hand to announce the winners. Best of all, you can place your vote in several categories right now! They’ll ask you for an email address at the end, but otherwise it’s free.

All the details are in the presser:

TNT to Produce First Annual “AEW Dynamite Awards”
Distributed Exclusively on Bleacher Report

New Awards Show Celebrates AEW Stars and Top Moments on Jan. 27 via Livestream on the Bleacher Report App

Voting Opens Today at www.AEWAwards.com

January 13, 2021 – TNT and Bleacher Report announced today the first annual “AEW Dynamite Awards,” a new awards show honoring the top AEW stars and viral moments of the past year. The show will livestream on Wednesday, January 27, at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT, exclusively on the Bleacher Report app.

Starting today, fans can vote for their favorites in a variety of categories – including Best Moment on the Mic, Biggest Surprise, Breakout Star and Biggest Beatdown – by visiting www.AEWAwards.com.

Shaquille O’Neal, Bert Kreischer, Chael Sonnen, Curtis Granderson, Camille Kostek, Kevin Hefferman, Steve Lemme, Ron Funches, Danielle Fishel Karp and Jensen Karp are among the virtual award presenters.

The B/R app’s AEW stream is home to an active fan base reaching nearly 150,000 subscribers each month. During the “AEW Dynamite Awards,” fans will be able to post and comment in real-time as awards are announced. The event will also be supported and promoted across

B/R social channels – the #1 most engaged sports media brand on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The show will also be available on TNT’s YouTube channel and AEW’s social channels following the event.

The first annual “AEW Dynamite Awards” nominees:

Best Moment on the Mic

– MJF “We Deserve Better” Speech
– Cody Rhodes accepts Dog Collar Match
– Jon Moxley accepts Inner Circle Invitation
– Brandi Rhodes confronts Jade Cargill
– Orange Cassidy Debates Chris Jericho

Biggest Surprise

– Matt Hardy’s Debut
– Jake the Snake Roberts confronts Cody
– Brodie Lee arrives as The Exalted One
– Sting’s AEW Debut
– Miro revealed as Best Man

Breakout Star – Male

– Orange Cassidy
– Darby Allin
– Eddie Kingston
– John Silver

Breakout Star – Female

– Hikaru Shida
– Anna Jay
– Tay Conti
– Big Swole
– Penelope Ford

Biggest Beatdown

– Inner Circle jumps Orange Cassidy
– Dark Order attacks Nightmare Family
– Nyla Rose puts Riho + Shida through tables
– Brian Cage sneak attacks Jon Moxley
– The Nightmare Family and Inner Circle brawl

High Flyer Award

– Rey Fenix
– Marq Quen
– Nick Jackson
– PAC

Hardest Moment to Clean Up After

– Orange Cassidy drops orange juice on The Inner Circle
– The Parking Lot Brawl
– The Bunkhouse Match
– Big Swole dumps garbage on Dr. Britt Baker

Biggest WTF Moment

– Cody Rhodes steel cage moonsault
– Sammy Guevara hit by golf cart
– Kenny Omega wins AEW World Championship and walks out of AEW
– Bloody Dr. Britt Baker vs. Hikaru Shida
– Young Bucks frog splash off the stadium railing

LOL Award

– Jericho + MJF: Le Dinner Debonair
– Britt Baker waxes Tony Schiavone
– Young Bucks kick MJF into a pool
– Inner Circle Vegas Trip

Best Twitter Follow

– MJF
– Orange Cassidy
– Dr. Britt Baker
– Nyla Rose

Bleacher Report PPV Moment of the Year

– Stadium Stampede
– Moxley wins AEW Championship
– Shida wins AEW Women’s Championship
– Omega + Page defeat The Young Bucks
– Darby Allin wins TNT Title from Cody
– The Young Bucks win AEW Tag Team title

It’s not clear if these are all the categories, or if there are Awards we don’t get to vote for. But there’s plenty here to fire up the hot stove and start discussing your picks. So get to it, and we’ll have more coverage of the first AEW Dynamite Awards leading up to the show in two weeks.




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