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Esports Awards 2020: Industry finalists, categories, more

The 2020 Esports Awards are upon us, meaning everyone from fans to industry vets can cast their vote for their favorite teams, brands, personalities, companies and more, to take home some hardware.

After a two-month voting period — during which fans cast their decisions “in the millions” — the finalists for the Industry categories have finally been revealed, and they’re stacked with top-tier experts, pros, and influencers vying for some of the Awards’ greatest acknowledgements.

Popularly hailed as the “Oscars” of esports, the Esports Awards has now revealed its finalists for such categories as Esports Journalist of the Year, Esports Game of the Year, and even Esports Coverage Website of the Year — a category we at Dexerto were nominated for!

Previously, the award organizers announced the various nominees to the Community awards, but have now revealed who will be going up for the Industry.

Industry finalists for the 2020 Esports Awards are:

Esports Journalist of the Year:

Ashley Kang
Jarek Lewis
Richard Lewis
Emily Rand
Adam Fitch
Duncan Shields
Jacob Wolf
Tyler Erzberger

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Esports Hardware Provider of the Year:

Razer
AMD
Logitech
Intel
Nvidia
HyperX
Corsair
Asus Rog
Alienware
Scuf Gaming
Elgato
Respawn

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Esports Commercial Partner of the Year:

Intel
Red Bull
BMW
Logitech
Mastercard
State Farm
Mountain Dew Game Fuel
Nike
Louis Vuitton

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Esports Coverage Website of the Year in association with Sizzle Creative:

ESPN
The Esports Observer
Esports Insider
Dexerto
Liquipedia
HLTV
The Score Esports
Inven Global

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Esports Game of the Year in association with Koyo:

League of Legends
CS:GO
COD Modern Warfare
Dota 2
Rainbow Six Siege
Rocket League
VALORANT
F1 2019
Fortnite

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Esports Publisher of the Year:

Riot Games
Activision Blizzard
Valve
Ubisoft
Epic Games
PUBG Corp
Psyonix
2K
EA
Supercell
Tencent

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Esports Supporting Agency of the Year in association with Grind Gaming:

ESG Law
Hitmarker Jobs
The Story Mob
Esports Engine
Character Select Agency
Prodigy Agency
Paper Crowns

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The Esports Awards has also introduced its very first Lifetime Achievement Award Inductee in fighting game legend Daigo Umehara, best known for his historic and jaw-dropping performances in competitive Street Fighter.

As a six-time EVO champion, one of the fighting game community’s — and competitive gaming, in general — greatest players, is the first to receive such an honor.

Please welcome the first inductee to the Esports Awards Lifetime Achievement in esports class of 2020 @daigothebeast, a legendary fighting game player who’s career spans across multiple decades at the top. pic.twitter.com/m6djOWTjAJ

— Esports Awards 2020 (@esportsawards) August 27, 2020

Make sure to stay tuned to see who will be nominated for the rest of the categories and vote here to cast your ballot for who deserves recognition in the 2020 Esports Awards Show.

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