We are pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the Internet Research Emerald Literati Awards for Excellence. The awards celebrate and reward the outstanding contributions of our authors, reviewers and editorial team.

Outstanding Paper
Juho Hamari, Max Sjöblom, (2017) “What is eSports and why do people watch it?”, Internet Research, Vol. 27 Issue: 2, pp.211-232, https://doi.org/10.1108/IntR-04-2016-0085

Highly Commended Papers
Xiaoyu Yu, Sanjit Kumar Roy, Ali Quazi, Bang Nguyen, Yuqing Han, (2017) “Internet entrepreneurship and “the sharing of information” in an Internet-of-Things context: The role of interactivity, stickiness, e-satisfaction and word-of-mouth in online SMEs’ websites”, Internet Research, Vol. 27 Issue: 1, pp.74-96, https://doi.org/10.1108/IntR-02-2015-0060
Fei Liu, Bo Xiao, Eric T.K. Lim, Chee-Wee Tan, (2017) “The art of appeal in electronic commerce: Understanding the impact of product and website quality on online purchases”, Internet Research, Vol. 27 Issue: 4, pp.752-771, https://doi.org/10.1108/IntR-09-2016-0280
Yung Kyun Choi, Yuri Seo, Sukki Yoon, (2017) “E-WOM messaging on social media: Social ties, temporal distance, and message concreteness”, Internet Research, Vol. 27 Issue: 3, pp.495-505, https://doi.org/10.1108/IntR-07-2016-0198

Outstanding Reviewers
Chongyang Chen, Soochow University
Luis V. Casaló, University of Zaragoza

Outstanding Associate Editors
Ayoung Suh, City University of Hong Kong
Christian Matt, University of Bern
Yang Chen, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

And details of the awards and how they are chosen here: