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

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

Hottest News Network
Winner: CNN
Runners Up: BBC World News, Fox News

Hottest News Anchor
Winner: Rachel Maddow
Runners Up: Jake Tapper, Lawrence O’Donnell

Hottest Sports Network
Winner: ESPN
Runners Up: Fox Sports 1, Fox

Hottest Lifestyle Network
Winner: E!
Runners Up: Lifetime, Food Network

Hottest Streaming Service
Winner: Netflix
Runners Up: Hulu, Amazon

Hottest Kids Network
Winner: Disney Channel
Runners Up: Netflix, Nickelodeon

Hottest Kids Show
Winner: Raven’s Home (Disney Channel)
Runners Up: Sesame Street (HBO), The Thundermans (Nickelodeon)

Hottest Late-Night Host
Winner: Jimmy Fallon (NBC)
Runners Up: James Corden (CBS), Jimmy Kimmel (ABC)

Hottest Show on Social Media
Winner: Pretty Little Liars (Freeform)
Runners Up: This Is Us (NBC), The Walking Dead (AMC)

Hottest Digital Brand of the Year
Winner: Amazon
Runners Up: Pandora, Hulu

Hottest Startup
Winner: Glossier
Runners Up: Cheddar, Houseparty

Hottest Delivery Service
Winner: Blue Apron
Runners Up: Dollar Shave Club, HelloFresh

Hottest Digital Obsession
Winner: Instagram
Runners Up: Netflix, Bitcoin

Hottest Digital Marketer
Winner: Wendy’s
Runners Up: Netflix, Hulu

Hottest Gear, Gadgets and Gizmos
Winner: Amazon Echo
Runners Up: iPhone X, Nintendo Switch

Hottest Podcast 
Winner: TED Talks Daily
Runners Up: S-Town (from Serial and This American Life), This American Life

Hottest Daily Podcast
Winner: TED Talks Daily
Runners Up: The Daily (NYT), Up First (NPR)

Hottest VR Headset
Winner: Oculus Rift
Runners Up: Samsung Gear, Google Cardboard

Hottest Social Video
Winner: Instagram
Runners Up: YouTube, Snapchat

Hottest Video Network/Studio
Winner: Netflix
Runners Up: Hulu, Amazon

Hottest Video Star
Winner: Casey Neistat
Runners Up: Lilly Singh, Tyler Oakley

Hottest Social Platform
Winner: Instagram
Runners Up: Snapchat, Facebook

Hottest Entertainer on Social Media
Winner: Chrissy Teigen
Runners Up: Dwayne Johnson, James Corden

Hottest Way to Message
Winner: iMessage
Runners Up: Slack, Facebook Messenger

Hottest Way to Shop
Winner: Amazon
Runners Up: Nordstroms.com, Jet.com

Hottest Romance App
Winner: Bumble
Runners Up: Tinder, Coffee Meets Bagel

Hottest Music App
Winner: Spotify
Runners Up: Pandora, SoundCloud

Hottest Utility Mobile App
Winner: Google Maps
Runners Up: Venmo, Uber

Hottest Mobile Design
Winner: Instagram
Runners Up: Airbnb, Snapchat

Hottest Game—Console and PC
Winner: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Runners Up: NBA 2K18, Call of Duty: WW2

Hottest VR Game
Winner: Rick & Morty: Virtual Rick-Ality
Runners Up: Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Doom VFR

Hottest Mobile Games
Winner: Super Mario Run—Nintendo
Runners Up: Design Home—Crowdstar, Snake VS Block—Voodoo

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