WWE Announces Slammy Categories & Nominees (www.cagesideseats.com)

Sean Rueter

Last week, WWE announced the return of The Slammys. Now they’ve released all the details – including when it will air, the categories & nominees, and how you can vote for some of the winners.

The show, now with the lengthy name The 2020 SLAMMY Awards: The Best of Raw and SmackDown will stream on WWE Network and all the company’s online platforms on Weds., Dec. 23 at 10 a.m. Eastern (so basically in place of The Bump).

Voting is the first five is being conducted on WWE.com; the category names below link to the appropriate polls on their site.

Superstar of the Year

  • Drew McIntyre
  • Roman Reigns
  • Randy Orton
  • Braun Strowman
  • “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt
  • Asuka
  • Sasha Banks
  • Bayley
  • Becky Lynch
  • Charlotte Flair

Match of the Year

  • Undertaker vs. AJ Styles – Boneyard Match, WrestleMania 36
  • The New Day vs. The Hurt Business – Raw Tag Team Championship Match: Raw, Nov. 16, 2020
  • Edge vs. Randy Orton – The Greatest Wrestling Match Ever: WWE Backlash 2020
  • Men’s Royal Rumble Match: Royal Rumble 2020
  • AJ Styles vs. Daniel Bryan – Intercontinental Championship Tournament Finals: SmackDown, June 12, 2020
  • Roman Reigns vs. Jey Uso – Universal Championship Hell in a Cell “I Quit” Match: WWE Hell in a Cell 2020
  • Sasha Banks vs. Bayley – SmackDown Women’s Championship Hell in a Cell Match: WWE Hell in a Cell 2020
  • AJ Styles vs. Sami Zayn vs. Jeff Hardy – Intercontinental Championship Triple Threat Ladder Match: WWE Clash of Champions 2020
  • Drew McIntyre vs. Roman Reigns: Survivor Series 2020
  • Becky Lynch vs. Asuka – Royal Rumble 2020

Rivalry of the Year

  • Seth Rollins vs. The Mysterio Family
  • Drew McIntyre vs. Randy Orton
  • Edge vs. Randy Orton
  • Sasha Banks vs. Bayley
  • R-Truth vs. The World
  • Lana vs. Announcer Tables

Tag Team of the Year

  • The Golden Role Models
  • Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler
  • The New Day
  • The Street Profits
  • Shinsuke Nakamura & Cesaro

Return of the Year

  • Edge
  • Roman Reigns
  • MVP
  • Goldberg
  • Sami Zayn

You only have until Friday to get your votes in for the above Slammys.

No specific details were announced for how the winner will be determined in the five other categories, but here they are, along with the nominees.

Ring Gear of the Year

  • Charlotte Flair
  • Sasha Banks
  • Seth Rollins
  • The New Day
  • Bianca Belair
  • Shinsuke Nakamura
  • Carmella

Breakout Star of the Year

  • Dominik Mysterio
  • Bianca Belair
  • Otis
  • The Street Profits
  • Murphy

Female Superstar of the Year

  • Asuka
  • Sasha Banks
  • Bayley
  • Becky Lynch
  • Charlotte Flair

Male Superstar of the Year

  • Drew McIntyre
  • Roman Reigns
  • Randy Orton
  • Braun Strowman
  • “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt

Moment of the Year

  • The Undertaker’s Final Farewell: Survivor Series 2020
  • Drew McIntyre defeats Brock Lesnar for the WWE Championship: WrestleMania 36
  • Becky Lynch announces her pregnancy: Raw, May 11, 2020
  • Edge returns in the Men’s Royal Rumble Match: Royal Rumble 2020
  • The New Day’s farewell address: SmackDown, Oct. 16, 2020
  • Roman Reigns and Paul Heyman unite: SmackDown, August 28, 2020
  • Bayley betrays Sasha Banks: SmackDown, Sept. 4, 2020
  • The New Day gets drafted to different brands: Raw, Oct. 12, 2020

Start voting, and lobby for your picks below. And while you’re at it, let us know what you think is missing, or undeservedly took a nomination.

We’ll see you in two weeks at the Slammys!