Hot List: Adweek Editors Pick Digital Finalists

Check out those vying for the year's hottest website, app, game and more

And now, presenting the finalists in the digital category for this year's Adweek Hot List. Here, our editors have trimmed down their picks for this year's top websites, apps, games and more based upon factors including traffic, category dominance, sales and social buzz. But you still have a say in the Hot List Reader Poll, so go and vote for your favorite digital destinations here. Winners of both the Adweek Hot List, as determined by our editors, and the Hot List Poll, determined by you, will be revealed at the Hot List Gala in New York on Dec. 2.

Hottest Digital Brand of the Year

BuzzFeed

Instagram

Netflix

Snapchat

Vine

Hottest Time Suck

BuzzFeed

Candy Crush

Minecraft

Netflix

The Onion

Reddit

YouTube

Hottest Ascendant Social Brand

BuzzFeed

Reddit

Snapchat

Tumblr

Vine

View the Print finalists here

Hottest Sports App

MLB At Bat

NFL Mobile

WatchESPN

Yahoo Fantasy Sports

Hottest General App

Evernote

Google Maps

Instagram

Seamless

Hottest Music Platform

Pandora

Spotify

YouTube

Hottest News Site

BuzzFeed

CNN

Daily Mail

The Guardian

The Huffington Post

The New York Times

Hottest News App

BuzzFeed

Feedly

The Huffington Post

New York Post

The New York Times

View the TV finalists here

Hottest in Native Advertising

BuzzFeed

Facebook

Forbes

Quartz

Hottest Startup

Medium

TouchCast

TripleLift

WhatsApp

Hottest Video Game

BioShock: Infinite

Call of Duty

Grand Theft Auto V

The Last of Us

Hottest Mobile Game

Candy Crush

Dots

Minecraft

Robot Unicorn Attack 2

Temple Run

Hottest Video Platform

Amazon Instant Video

Hulu

Netflix

Xbox

Hottest YouTube Channel

AwesomenessTV

DailyGrace

Freddiew

PewDiePie

Smosh

Hottest Web Series

Burning Love (Yahoo)

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (Crackle)

House of Cards (Netflix)

Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)