Your 2014 Y@ Speak Award winners




Below are the winners of the 2014 Y@ Speak Awards, our second-annualish event honoring the best of New Orleans Twitter users (and based on the weekly feature of the same name). Actor/comedian/media personality/#nicejeans-wearing renaissance man Ian Hoch hosted the event at PubliQ House on Freret Street, where we screened highlights from a year in Y@ Speak, exposed Twitter crushes and gave away some prizes, while professional cooler Dalton and his wise-but-rough mentor dispatched an army of small-town thugs and saved the ol' Double Deuce roadhouse from an evil businessman and his tanktop-wearing henchmen.

Catch up on last night's mayhem via #twitterprom.

Online voters selected from the winners from a ballot with the top five finalists in each category, all based on an open-call nomination ballot.

Best athlete account:

Best celebrity account:

Best politician account:

Funniest Person on Twitter:

Most Informative Person on Twitter:

Best Twitter feuder:

Best Business account (Retail/Service):

Best Business account (Bar/Restaurant):

Best band/musician account:

Best newcomer:

Best comedian account:

Best media personality account:

Best male account:

Best female account:


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