The most prestigious evening in sports – The Sports Illustrated Awards is a special live broadcast honoring The Sportsperson of The Year Winners and awarding some of the most disruptive and courageous athletes in the world. Hosted by Lindsey Vonn, Richard Jefferson, Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson, and Cari Champion, “The SI Awards” will feature brand new award categories, celebrity and athlete appearances, and musical performances from Shaquille O’Neal aka DJ Diesel, Steve Aoki, and Gucci Mane. Tune in December 19th to crown the winners live and be a part of history!
The most prestigious honor in all of sports since 1954, Sportsperson of the Year is an annual award given to an athlete, coach, or team who best represents the spirit and ideals of sportsmanship, character, and performance. The honorees comprise one of the most exclusive and elite groups in sports and American culture. The first ever SI Awards will present this honor to LeBron James, Patrick Mahomes, Naomi Osaka, Breanna Stewart, Laurent Duvernay – Tardif.
The SI Awards will broadcast live from a state-of -the-art, custom-built set in Las Vegas led by celebrity-athlete hosts Lindsay Vonn, Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson, Richard Jefferson, and Cari Champion. Get ready for an action packed evening led by our incredible hosts!
The SI Awards will feature musical performances from the world’s biggest DJ – Shaquille O’Neal aka DJ Diesel, the legendary Gucci Mane, and the one and only Steve Aoki.
The all-new SI Awards will honor some of the best athletes in the world with new awards given out throughout the evening including Player of the Year, Team of The Year, Inspiration of The Year, Best Dressed and many more. Tune in December 19th to crown the winners and be a part of history!