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AUDIES COMPETITION 2016

We are thrilled to share the Audie Award® finalists for Audiobook of the Year, and Excellence in Design, Marketing, and Production. The winners of the Excellence Awards will be announced at the APAC on May 10, 2016 in Chicago. The winner of the Audiobook of the Year Awards will be announced at the Audie Awards® Gala on May 11, 2016, at the Adler Planetarium.

If you have not already registered for APAC or the Audie Awards® Gala please take a moment to do so. Space is limited and we have an amazing line up in Chicago this year - we are looking forward to sharing these special moments with you.

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AUDIOBOOK OF THE YEAR
The Audiobook of the Year Award recognizes the audiobook that, through quality, innovation, marketing and sales, has had the most significant impact on the industry. Each nominated title is distinguished by excellence in production as well as their ability to create new interest in the audiobook format through creative marketing.

We have also added three Industry Awards for Excellence in Design, Marketing, and Production; these awards will be given at the Audio Publishers Association Conference on May 10 in Chicago, and acknowledged at the Audies Gala the following night.

The four finalists competing for this award are:

The Girl on the Train
by Paula Hawkins; narrated by Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, and India Fisher
(Penguin Audio / Books on Tape)

Go Set a Watchman
by Harper Lee; narrated by Reese Witherspoon
(HarperAudio)

The Nightingale
by Kristin Hannah; narrated by Polly Stone
(Macmillan Audio)

The Water Diviner
by Andrew Anastasios and Meaghan Wilson-Anastasios; narrated by Jack Thompson
(Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd)

More details are available in the Press Release.

Excellence in Design

The award for Excellence in Design recognizes the product design for packaging or display art.

The five finalists competing for Excellence in Design are:

The Art of War
by Sun Tzu; design by Alex Odulio
(Audible Studios)

Bill O'Reilly's History Collection: Audiobook Boxed Set
by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard; package/cover design by Margo Goody
(Macmillan Audio)

Forces from Beyond
by Simon R. Green; cover design by Ashlee Sasscer
(Recorded Books)

The Hunger Games Trilogy Collection
by Suzanne Collins; package/cover design by Kathlyn Miller
(Recorded and published by Scholastic Audio, and distributed by Brilliance Publishing, Inc.)

Locke & Key
by Joe Hill; design by Matthew Angorn, Kari Niles, Nick Horvath, Gabriel Rodriguez, Diane Chang, and Amil

 

Excellence in Marketing

The award for Excellence in Marketing recognizes the promotional campaign that contributed most to generating attention and bringing new listeners to spoken word.

The four finalists competing for Excellence in Marketing are:

Go Set a Watchman
by Harper Lee; narrated by Reese Witherspoon (HarperAudio)

Locke & Key
by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez; narrated by Haley Joel Osment, Tatiana Maslany, Kate Mulgrew, and a full cast (Audible Studios)

Read Proud Listen Proud
LGBTQ literature awareness campaign
(Penguin Random House Audio)

Welcome to Night Vale
by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor; narrated by Cecil Baldwin, Dylan Marron, Retta, Therese Plummer, and Dan Bittner
(HarperAudio)

Excellence in Production

The award for Excellence in Production recognizes a production that represents the best the format has to offer in listening excellence.

The five titles competing for Excellence in Production are:

Amok
by Sebastian Fitzek; narrated by Natascha McElhone, Adrian Lester, Rafe Spall, Peter Firth, Brendan Coyle, and Hugh Skinnert
(Audible Studios)

Go Set a Watchman
by Harper Lee; narrated by Reese Witherspoon (HarperAudio)

Locke & Key
by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez; narrated by Haley Joel Osment, Tatiana Maslany, Kate Mulgrew, and a full cast (Audible Studios)

The Patriot Threat
by Steve Berry; narrated by Scott Brick with special bonus "writer's cut" read by Steve Berry
(Macmillan Audio)

Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book: The Mowgli Stories
by Rudyard Kipling; narrated by Bill Bailey, Richard E. Grant, Colin Salmon, Tim McInnerny, Bernard Cribbins, Celia Imrie, and Martin Shaw
(Audible Studios)


More details are available in the Press Release.


Read all about The Audies Judging Process here.

The submission process for the 2016 Audies Competition is now closed.

If you are not a member, and/or do not have an account for the APA Portal, you will have the ability to create a new account before you start to enter submissions.


QUESTIONS?
Please e-mail: audies@audiopub.org

 

   
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