For the second consecutive year, iHeartRadio is celebrating the most entertaining and innovative podcasts over the last year across 30 different categories during the 2020 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards, and the winners will all be revealed on Friday, January 17th.
Fans will be able to tune in and watch this year's iHeartRadio Podcast Awards live on Friday, January 17th at 8pm PT/11pm ET via LiveXLive.com through the LiveXLive mobile and OTT apps for iOS, Android, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung TV, and Apple TV. The stream will also appear on YouTube, LiveXLive's Twitch channel and LiveXLive's socials. Additionally, the event will be broadcast on iHeartRadio's iHeartPodcast Channel, which fans can listen to online or via the iHeartRadio app.
Here's all the details you need to know about this year's awards:
This year's nominees span 30 categories including music, comedy, crime, sports & recreation, food, business & finance, fashion and more. Winners have been chosen by a panel of blue-ribbon podcast industry leaders, creatives and visionaries. See the full list of nominees HERE.
Meanwhile, Best Podcast of the Year is a fan-voted category that includes "Conan O'Brien Needs A Friend," "My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark," "Revisionist History," "Stuff You Should Know," "The Daily," "The Dropout," "The Joe Rogan Experience," "The Read," "The Ron Burgundy Podcast," and "The Shrink Next Door." The fans have spoken! Find out who takes home the award on January 17th.
Three Icon Awards will be presented to pay tribute to the creators, organizations and podcasts that have made groundbreaking contributions to podcasting's expanding role in today's pop culture. Tenderfoot TV's Payne Lindsey and Donald Albright will receive the Audible Audio Pioneer Award, New York Times' "1619" is being honored with the Social Impact Award, and NPR's "Life Kit" will receive the Innovator Award presented by Zoom.
How to Join The Conversation:
Stay up to date with everything happening at the 2020 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards in real time by following along on social media by using the hashtag #iHeartPodcastAwards.