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THE 6th ANNUAL WORLD CHOREOGRAPHY AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT HOLLYWOOD CEREMONY ON OCTOBER 24th

(L-R) Ellington Ratliff, Rydel Lynch, Riker Lynch, Ross Lynch, and Rocky Lynch of musical group R5 arrive at the World Choreography Awards at The Ricardo Montalban Theatre on November 16, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Nov. 15, 2015 - Source: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images North America)
(L-R) Ellington Ratliff, Rydel Lynch, Riker Lynch, Ross Lynch, and Rocky Lynch of musical group R5 arrive at the World Choreography Awards at The Ricardo Montalban Theatre on November 16, 2015 in Hollywood, California.
(Nov. 15, 2015 – Source: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images North America)
LOS ANGELES (October 25, 2016) — The World Choreography Awards (WCA), which honors and celebrates creativity, diversity and innovation by recognizing excellence in the art of choreography around the globe, announced the 2016 award recipients last night at a star studded ceremony in Hollywood at the Montalban Theater.  See below for the full list of winners.

The show, which was hosted by singer/songwriter/dancer Riker Lynch, featured dance performances by choreographers Liz Imperio, “Kida”, Paul Becker, The Joe Tremanie Faculty and Dancers, Anthony W. Johnson, Amari Marshall, Johanna Sapakiie and Riker Lynch.

Special guest attendees included actress Christina Applegate, actress Florence Henderson, director Adam Shankman, actress Elizabeth Berkley, band R5, SYTYCD Season 13 winner “Kida”, Quest Crew, Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss, choreographers Alison Holker, Ann Fletcher, Liz Imperio, Mandy Moore, Beau Casper Smart, Anita Mann and special honoree Joe Tremaine among many others.

The World Choreography Awards 2016 is a charity event that is open to the public and is produced by Allen Walls, Cecilie Stuart, Jordi Caballero & Cheryl Baxter-Ratliff.

2016 WORLD CHOREOGRAPHY AWARDS WINNERS

DIGITAL CONTENT
DESI JEVON & Associate Choreographer ZUZANA LOVA — Date Night
JASON CELAYA — High School Dance Battle
ALLISON HOLKER — HP Envy
DESI JEVON & Associate Choreographer ZUZANA LOVA — Dancing King
*WINNER – JASON CELAYA — Old West Dance Battle

DIGITAL CONTENT INDEPENDENT
*WINNER – RENEE KESTER & PHILLIP CHBEEB — SLIP
KEONE & MARI MADRID — Time For Love
CHLOE ARNOLD & SHERYL MURAKAMI — My Love
JILLIAN MEYERS, MEGAN LAWSON & DANA WILSON — Seaweed Sisters
JANELLE GINESTRA — IDFWU

COMMERCIALS
LISA EATON — MoneySuperMarket Builder
MICHAEL ROONEY — LG
*WINNER – DANIEL “CLOUD” CAMPOS — McDonald’s
MANDY MOORE — Amazon
LINDSEY & CRAIG — Move Your Lee Men

TELEVISION REALITY SHOW/COMPETITION
QUEST CREW — America’s Best Dance Crew, Bang! Bang!
TRAVIS WALL — So You Think You Can Dance, Beautiful Friends
QUEST CREW — America’s Best Dance Crew, Take U There
*WINNER – KRNFX x KINJAZ — America’s Best Dance Crew, The Dancebox
TESSANDRA CHAVEZ, DEREK HOUGH & JULIANNE HOUGH — Dancing With The Stars, Sia

MUSIC VIDEO
HI-HAT — Missy Elliot, “WTF”
RYAN HEFFINGTON — Will Butler, “Anna”
TONY TESTA — SHINee, “Married To The Music”
BEAU SMART & KEVIN MAHER — Natalie La Rose, “Around The World”
*WINNER – BOBBY NEWBERRY & YANIS MARSHALL — Bobby Newberry, “Flight To Paris”

TELEVISION EPISODIC
*WINNER – KATHRYN BURNS — Key & Peele, Negrotown
CHRIS DOWNEY — The Fosters, Over/Under
MICHAEL ROONEY — Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, West Covina
CHRIS DOWNEY — The Fosters, The End Of The Beginning
KATHRYN BURNS — Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Settle For Me

LIVE STAGE PERFORMANCE
KEONE & MARI MADRID — Brother
PARRIS GOEBEL — Royal Family
*WINNER – QUEST CREW — Hit The Floor
TRAVIS WALL — Shaping Sound
KEONE & MARI MADRID — Gravity

TEVEVISION AWARD SHOW/SPECIAL
ALEXANDRE MAGNO — Benise, PBS Special
*WINNER – JERI SLAUGHTER & PAUL MORENTE — Christina Aguilera, NBC All-Star Game
NICK FLOREZ & RJ DURELL — Lindsey Sterling, CMA
CHRISTOPHER SCOTT & MELISSA GARCIA — Selena Gomez, AMA
FATIMA ROBINSON — The Wiz

MOTION PICTURE
*WINNER – ROB ASHFORD — Ted 2
PARRIS GOEBEL — Born To Dance
PAUL BECKER & KENNY ORTEGA — Descendants
JEFFERY HORNADAY & CHRISTOPHER SCOTT — Teen Beach 2
ALISON FAULK, TERESA ESPINOSA & LUKE BROADLICK — Magic Mike XXL

JOE TREMAINE LEGACY AWARD
*Inaugural award presented to Joe Tremaine

ABOUT THE WORLD CHOREOGRAPHY AWARDS

The World Choreography Awards is the premier global award show celebrating and honoring the best in media choreography. The WCA recognizes choreographic achievement in Motion Picture, Music Video, Commercials, Television Episodic, Television Award Show/Special, Live Stage Performance, Television Reality Show/Competition, Digital Content and Digital Content Independent.

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