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Lucy Apr 20, 2010 12:40 AM

'Beatles Rock Band' website nominated for Webby internet award
'Beatles: Rock Band' website nominated for Webby internet award

Harmonix Music Systems, Inc. announced Monday that, the website for "The Beatles Rock Band" game, has been nominated for Best Games-Related Site in the 14th Annual Webby Awards.

The Webby Awards are a leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.

In announcing the nomination, the company said " introduced people to the unique interactive experience presented by "The Beatles Rock Band"game. It provided in-depth background information on the people, places and instruments featured in the game using cutting-edge web design techniques and high-resolution, behind-the-scenes videos."

“ was a true labor of love for the Harmonix Web Team,” said Jeff Chausse, Harmonix web director. “Everyone at Harmonix put a ton of passion into the once-in-a-lifetime experience of making "The Beatles: Rock Band." We really wanted the game’s website to convey the love, talent, and extreme attention to detail put into the game, and I think we accomplished that with a website that is at once cutting-edge, yet timeless.”

As a nominee, is also eligible to win a Webby People's Voice Award, which is voted online. From now until April 29, fans can cast their votes in The Webby People's Voice Awards at

Winners will be announced May 4 and honored at a ceremony in New York City June 14, where they will have an opportunity to deliver a five-word speech for the Webbys. Past Webby Award winners - and their speeches - included Al Gore ("Please don't recount this vote."), Stephen Colbert ("Me. Me. Me. Me. Me.") and Michel Gondry ("Keyboards are full of germs."). For a full list of last year's five-word speeches, please visit:

The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a 650-person judging academy whose members include Internet co-inventor Vinton Cerf, R/GA's Chief Bob Greenberg, "Simpson's" creator Matt Groening, Arianna Huffington, and Harvey Weinstein.

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