2019 Esports Awards industry finalists announced

The Esports Awards have officially announced the finalists for the industry categories for the 2019 award show. For 2019, the Esports Awards will be heading stateside for the first time where it will take place at the Esports Stadium Arlington on Saturday 16th November.

The announcement was made via live stream and was hosted by OJ Borg with Duncan “Thooorin” Shields and Alan “Bricetacular” Brice as guests.

Here is the full list of industry finalists:

Esports Commercial Partner of the Year

  • Red Bull
  • Logitech
  • HyperX
  • DHL
  • Alienware
  • AT&T
  • State Farm
  • G FUEL
  • Intel
  • Scuf Gaming

Esports Website Coverage of the Year

  • Inven Global
  • Dot Esports
  • GosuGamers
  • VPEsports
  • ESPN
  • Dexerto
  • The Esports Observer
  • HLTV
  • Liquidpedia
  • The Score Esports

Esports Game of the Year Award

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Dota 2
  • Call of Duty
  • PUBG
  • Rainbow Six: Siege
  • Rocket League
  • League of Legends
  • Fortnite Battle Royale
  • Overwatch

Esports Hardware Provider of the Year

  • Razer
  • AMD
  • Secretlab Chairs
  • Astro Gaming
  • MSI
  • Alienware
  • Intel
  • Nvidia
  • Scuf Gaming
  • HyperX
  • Logitech

Esports Journalist of the Year

  • Ashley Kang
  • Dustin Steiner
  • Kevin Aiello
  • Tyler ‘FionnOnFire’ Erzberger
  • Jacob Wolf
  • Emily Rand
  • Richard Lewis
  • Jarek ’DeKay’ Lewis
  • Duncan ‘Thorin’ Shields

Esports Publisher of the Year

  • Activision/Blizzard
  • Riot Games
  • Steam
  • Epic Games
  • Ubisoft
  • PUBG Corporation
  • Tencent Games
  • EA
  • Supercell
  • Capcom

Esports Supporting Agency of the Year Award

  • National Association of Collegiate Esports
  • Code Red Esports
  • Freaks 4U Gaming
  • Character Select Agency
  • ESG Law
  • Evolved Talent
  • Loaded
  • Hitmaker Jobs

Previously, Content Creator of the Year, Esports Breakthrough Game of the Year, Esports Cosplayer of the Year, Esports Personality of the Year, Esports Photographer of the Year, Esports Videographer of the Year and Streamer of the Year nominees were announced. All awards will be voted on by the public and you can do so here till Saturday 9th November.

For this year, the general public will be able to purchase tickets to watch the show for the very first time. Hosts for the ceremony will be Eefje ‘Sjokz’ Depoorte and Alex ‘Goldenboy’ Mendez who also presented last year’s awards.