Here They Are: The Hottest Shows, Magazines and Digital Brands of 2015

Adweek's readers and editors select the year's Hot List

It was the year Caitlyn Jenner made the cover of Vanity Fair, Amy Schumer conquered all media and Empire became the breakout hit of broadcast TV.

Throw in the explosive growth of Snapchat, Apple Watch's success in mainstreaming wearables and the prospect of a President Trump, and it's clear 2015 was quite a year for the media world.

Now it's time to review the year's hottest personalities, publications and brands with our annual Hot List. This roundup of the year's top magazines, TV shows and digital media is determined by the editors of Adweek, but we also include the winners of our Hot List Readers' Choice Poll.

Check out all of this year's Hot List honorees:

This story first appeared in the Nov. 30 issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.