WWE has announced the following categories and some of the nominees for the 2015 Slammy Awards.
-Superstar of the Year
-Match of the Year
-WWE Diva of the Year
-Breakout Star of the Year
-LOL Moment of the Year
-Extreme Moment of the Year
-“This is Awesome” Moment of the Year
-The OMG Shocking Moment of the Year
-The Hero Award, presented by Coca-Cola
Rivalry of the Year: Reigns vs. Wyatt; Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar; John Cena vs. Rusev; Team Bella vs. Team BAD vs. Team PCB; Randy Orton vs. Seth Rollins
Double Cross of the Year: Jon Stewart costs John Cena the U.S. Title at SummerSlam; Randy Orton turns on Seth Rollins (Raw, March 9, 2015); Paige attacks Charlotte and Becky Lynch (Raw, Oct. 26); Stardust turns on Goldust on Raw (Raw, Feb. 16); Damien Mizdow eliminates The Miz from the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania
Surprise Return of the Year: Chris Jericho at Night of Champions; The Dudley Boyz return to WWE on Raw; Sting returns on August 24 Raw); Alberto Del Rio and Zeb Colter return at WWE at Hell in a Cell; Demon Kane at Night of Champions
Best Original WWE Network Show: Breaking Ground; Table For 3; Stone Cold Podcast; WWE 24; Swerved
WWE Tag Team of the Year: New Day; The Usos; The Prime Time Players; Tyson Kidd and Cesaro; The Lucha Dragons
Hashtag of the Year: #GiveDivasAChance; #SaveTheTables; #AxelMania; #RKOOUTTANOWHERE; #SuplexCity
Celebrity Moment of the Year: Stephen Amell dives onto Stardust at SummerSlam; The cast of “Entourage” introduces Zack Ryder; Kevin Owens powerbombs Machine Gun Kelly off the stage; Jon Stewart gets involved in John Cena’s match at SummerSlam; Wayne Rooney slaps King Barrett on Raw
Tell Me You Didn’t Just Say That Moment of the Year: Dean Ambrose calls Seth Rollins “Justin Bieber” on Raw; Seth Rollins calls Johnny Manziel “Johnny Idiot Face” on Raw; Brock Lesnar coins “Suplex City” at WrestleMania; Seth Rollins disses Kane while celebrating The Authority’s WrestleMania accomplishments; Paige spoils Charlotte’s Divas Championship celebration
Best John Cena U.S. Open Challenge: John Cena vs. Cesaro on the July 6 Raw; John Cena vs. Dolph Ziggler on the Oct. 12 Raw; John Cena vs. Sami Zayn on the May 4 Raw; John Cena vs. Dean Ambrose on the March 30 Raw; John Cena vs. Neville on the May 11 Raw
Powell’s POV: WWE is having fans vote by using hashtags on social media for some categories, and others will be determined via WWE app vote. The Slammy Awards edition of Raw takes place on tonight in Minneapolis. For more information on the awards and voting, visit WWE.com.
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