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Audies Award Finalists and Winners


The Audie Awards recognize distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment and are sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association (APA). 2020 is the 25th year of annual Audie Awards.

Winners will be announced at the Audies Gala, March 2.

Explore the 2020 Audie Award Winners and Finalists with sound clips and reviews in all categories below.  Browse prior years' awards: 2019 Audies, 2018 Audies, 2017 Audies, 2016 Audies, 2015 Audies, 2014 Audies.

Young Listeners

HOW TO READ A BOOK

HOW TO READ A BOOK

Kwame Alexander, Read by Kwame Alexander

Spritely music introduces poet Kwame Alexander’s ode to the joys of reading for the youngest... Read More

Young Listeners

THE LION KING

THE LION KING

Elizabeth Rudnick, Read by Janina Edwards

In narrating Rudnick's novelization of the movie THE LION KING, Janina Edwards paints a beautiful... Read More

Young Listeners

RUMPLE BUTTERCUP

RUMPLE BUTTERCUP

Matthew Gray Gubler, Read by Matthew Gray Gubler

Actor Matthew Gray Gubler (“Criminal Minds”) brings his children’s story to the listener’s ear with... Read More

Young Listeners

WE ARE GRATEFUL: OTSALIHELIGA

WE ARE GRATEFUL: OTSALIHELIGA

Traci Sorell, Read by Lauren Hummingbird, Agalisiga (Choogie) Mackey, Ryan Mackey, Traci Sorell, Tonia Weavel

The sounds of crickets, a crackling campfire, and music greet listeners as five narrators share the... Read More

Young Listeners

THE WORD COLLECTOR

THE WORD COLLECTOR

Peter H. Reynolds, Read by Guy Lockard

Reynolds's beloved story is even more spectacular with Guy Lockard's narration and Sandra Hart's... Read More

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