About Lovie Special Achievement Awards
The 2nd Annual Lovie Special Achievement Awards were presented by the Academy at the 2nd Annual Lovie Awards Winners’ Party on 14th November 2012 at St Luke’s Church in Old Street London.
Lifetime Achievement - Professor Heinz Gerhäuser
The Lovie Awards are thrilled to honour Professor Heinz Gerhäuser, the leader of the team who created the MP3 file, in recognition of this significant contribution to digital entertainment. The MP3 has changed the way we consume and buy music, forever. For this we honour and salute Professor Gerhäuser’s leadership and innovation of one of the greatest file formats we know.
Lovie Person of the Year - Stephen Fry
The Lovie Awards are thrilled to honour Stephen Fry as The Lovie Person of the Year in recognition of his innovative, engaged approach to Twitter and via his personal website, both of which deliver unparalleled experiences for his fans worldwide. With Stephenfry.com alongside his Twitter feed @stephenfry, Fry demonstrates a true understanding and appreciation of the very DNA of the Web itself by harnessing the power of the Internet to bring real-time and personal content to his rabid fan base, on a daily basis.
As Special Recognition for the best of the European web, the highest scoring entries in the individual languages were honoured at The 2nd Annual Lovie Awards Winners’ Party.
‘Sweden's Safest Hands’
The Lovie Special Achievement Awards were presented by the Academy at the 1st Annual Lovie Awards Celebration on 11 November, 2011 at St Lukes Church in Old Street London.
Lifetime Achievement - Björk
The Lovie Awards honours Björk as a Lifetime Achievement recipient not only for a career pushing creative and technological boundaries, but specifically for embracing and utilising the internet in a number of historic ways - specifically her enterprising approach and innovative spirit in creating a unique synergy between music and the web, forever altering the way fans and internet users experience music.
Breakout of the Year - TweetDeck
The Lovie Awards honours TweetDeck as Breakout of the Year for stealing a march in the aggregation space, evolving a great product at lightening speed to reach the very top. Joining Twitter this year gave a final and credible endorsement to the service and European team behind it.
As Special Recognition for the best of the European web, the highest scoring entries in the individual languages were honoured at The 1st Annual Lovie Awards Celebration.
‘Who Killed Deon’
‘Nespresso – Pixie’