The Esports Awards 2020 Nominees to be Announced at Prestigious Show

Published: Jul 23, 2020

The fifth Esports Awards gala event is on the horizon but before this exciting esports industry event, the organisers will announce in their second spotlight show of the year, some of the finalists in each of the different categories, as well as bringing news of two brand new awards which are set to be awarded for the first time.

The announcement will be made at 8.00 pm BST on July 23 and will also provide details of a brand new initiative called the For The Gamers Fund.

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What will be revealed on July 23?

Ahead of the awards show, the spotlight show will reveal the following information:

Last Year’s Event

As the only global ceremony solely dedicated to esports industry talent and content producers, the Esports Awards will turn five this year, seeking to build on what was a record-breaking event in 2019. The awards were held at the fantastic bespoke Esports Stadium in Arlington, Texas with over 3.6 million votes cast to decide the outcome in a wide range of categories and almost double that number, 7 million people, tuning in to watch.

Big winners from last year’s event include the following:

Last year also saw five people rewarded for a lifetime achievement in Esports award, including Marcus “djWHEAT” Graham, Ralf Reichert, and Sundance DiGiovanni, although this category has now been streamlined for the 2020 awards ceremony.

The process sees anyone able to nominate any individual, team or organisation for any of the awards. The nominations are considered by a panel and a shortlist of finalists announced. These are then put out to public vote based on the performance of the nominated person, group or organisation from October 2019 to October 2020.

This is then followed by a panel vote, which then decides who the award winners are. These awards ceremony will be broadcast live on a date yet to be confirmed later in the year.

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