The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the 40th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards.
“The multiplicity of opportunities for the enthusiast to become passionately involved with the teams and superstars of the sports universe boggles the mind”, said Adam Sharp, President & CEO, NATAS.
“With this being the 40th anniversary of the Academy’s commitment to honoring the absolute best in sports coverage, we are anticipating a very exciting show celebrating these outstanding nominees”, he added.
LOL will be there
The Glitch Mob, Mako and the Word Alive have been nominated for a Sports Emmy Award for their contribution on the League Of Legends song “Rise”. The song and accompanying music video is nominated for the “Outstanding Post-Produced Graphic Design” category.
The Word Alive vocalist Telle Smith shared the news on his Twitter earlier today. “Loved making this song, and the video is incredible”, Smith says. “We’ll be playing it this Spring so come see it live too!”.
This year’s ceremony will take place on May 30 at Jazz At Lincoln Center in New York City, NY. You can check out a full list of nominees here.