Presenting the 2017 Readers’ Choice Poll Winners

The year's best in tech, tv and publishing

These were your favorite gadgets, pubs and series of the year. Photo Illustration: Dianna McDougall; Sources: Apple, Time, Hulu
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After weeks of voting, the results are finally in!

From Allure changing the way we talk about beauty to Amazon revolutionizing how we shop to Big Little Lies revitalizing the concept of water-cooler television, these were the hottest players in publishing, TV and tech in 2017.

Without further ado, we present to you the winners of Adweek’s annual Hot List Readers’ Choice Poll:

Magazine of the Year
Winner: Allure
Runners Up: The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine

Hottest Thought Leader
Winner: The New York Times Magazine
Runners Up: The Atlantic, The New Yorker

Website of the Year
Winner: The New York Times
Runners Up: Facebook, The Washington Post

Hottest Lifestyle Magazine
Winner: Garden & Gun
Runners Up: Martha Stewart Living, The Magnolia Journal

Hottest Food Magazine
Winner: Bon Appétit
Runners Up: Food Network Magazine, Food & Wine

Hottest Travel Magazine
Winner: Condé Nast Traveler
Runners Up: Travel + Leisure, National Geographic Traveler

Hottest Home Magazine
Winner: Domino
Runners Up: Architectural Digest, HGTV Magazine

Hottest Women’s Magazine
Winner: O, The Oprah Magazine
Runners Up: Better Homes and Gardens, Self

Hottest Fashion Magazine
Winner: Allure
Runners Up: Vogue, Martha Stewart Weddings

Hottest Men’s Magazine
Winner: GQ
Runners Up: Esquire, CR Men’s Book

Hottest Sports/Automotive Magazine
Winner: Sports Illustrated
Runners Up: Car and Driver, Yoga Journal

Hottest Celebrity/Entertainment Magazine
Winner: People
Runners Up: Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone

Hottest Business Magazine
Winner: Bloomberg Businessweek
Runners Up: Forbes, Fast Company

Hottest Newcomer
Winner: The Magnolia Journal
Runners Up: Airbnbmag, The Pioneer Woman

Hottest Reborn Magazine
Winner: Martha Stewart Living
Runners Up: Esquire, Bon Appétit

Hottest Design/Photography
Winner: Condé Nast Traveler
Runners Up: Bon Appétit, The Magnolia Journal

Magazine Cover of the Year
Winner: Allure, Helen Mirren (September 2017)
Runners Up: Vanity Fair, Serena Williams (Aug. 2017), Harper’s Bazaar, Rihanna (March 2017)

Hottest in Wellness/Fitness-Digital
Winner: Goop
Runners Up: Popsugar, Self

Hottest in News-Digital
Winner: The New York Times
Runners Up: Vox, The Skimm

Hottest Thought Leader – Digital
Winner: The New York Times Opinion Page
Runners Up: The Atlantic, Vice

Hottest in Lifestyle – Digital
Winner: Domino
Runners Up: Martha Stewart Living, Popsugar

Hottest in Food-Digital
Winner: Bon Appétit
Runners Up: Delish, Eater

Hottest in Travel-Digital
Winner: Condé Nast Traveler
Runners Up: Travel + Leisure, National Geographic Traveler

Hottest Wellness/Fitness Magazine
Winner: Shape
Runners Up: Women’s Health, Men’s Health

Hottest in Fashion/Beauty-Digital
Winner: Allure
Runners Up: Popsugar, Elle

Hottest in Entertainment/Celebrity-Digital
Winner: BuzzFeed
Runners Up: People, E! Online

Hottest in Sports-Digital
Winner: Sports Illustrated
Runners Up: ESPN, Bleacher Report

Hottest Podcast
Winner: The Daily (The New York Times)
Runners Up: S-Town (Serial Productions), Stuff You Should Know (HowStuffWorks)

Hottest on Instagram
Winner: Martha Stewart Living
Runners Up: National Geographic, Tasty

Hottest on Snapchat
Winner: CNN
Runners Up: Cosmopolitan, Refinery29

Hottest in Native Advertisement
Winner: BuzzFeed
Runners Up: Popsugar, Quartz Creative

Hottest New Series
Winner: 13 Reasons Why (Netflix)
Runners Up: The Bold Type (Freeform), The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)

Hottest Miniseries
Winner: Big Little Lies (HBO)
Runners Up: Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (NBC), When We Rise (ABC)

Hottest Binge
Winner: Riverdale (CW)
Runners Up: 13 Reasons Why (Netflix), Stranger Things (Netflix)

Hottest Show – Comedy
Winner: The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Runners Up: Modern Family (ABC), Shameless (Showtime)

Hottest Show – Drama
Winner: Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
Runners Up: Game of Thrones (HBO), Stranger Things (Netflix)

Hottest Show – Reality/Competition
Winner: Dancing with the Stars (ABC)
Runners Up: The Voice (NBC), America’s Got Talent (NBC)

Hottest Revival
Winner: Fuller House (Netflix)
Runners Up: Will & Grace (NBC), Twin Peaks (Showtime)

Hottest Network for Comedy
Winner: Netflix
Runners Up: ABC, Comedy Central

Hottest Network for Drama
Winner: Netflix
Runners Up: ABC, HBO


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