List of Audio Awards


Being nominated for and winning an award is a good way to get you and your company noticed.

We have provided below a list of some of the main awards for radio, podcasts and audiobooks. If you organise or are aware of any other awards then do let us know by contacting


UK Audio Awards


Audio Production Awards – AudioUK organises the annual Audio Production Awards (APAs) which celebrate the craft skills of audio production across radio, podcasting and audiobooks

Audio and Radio Industry Awards (ARIAs)

Community Radio Awards (including a podcast category)

BBC Audio Drama Awards

The Audies – for audio publishing

Sound of the Year Awards


International Awards


New York International Festival Radio Awards (including a podcast category)

Rose D’or – for TV and audio

Phonurgia Nova Prize

New Jersey Fiction Podcasts

Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition

Association for International Broadcasting – includes radio and audio categories


Podcast Awards

British Podcast Awards

International Women’s Podcast Awards

The Publisher Podcast Awards

Sport Podcast Awards

Audiobook Awards


Book of the Year – Audiobooks – The British Book Awards

Audiobook Award – National Book Awards


Awards including radio and audio categories


British Journalism Awards – includes radio and podcasts

Peabody Awards – includes podcast and radio categories

Sandford St Martin Awards – ‘for radio, TV and online programmes and content that explore religious, spiritual or ethical themes’

Webby Awards – includes a podcast category

Football Supporters Association (FSA) Awards – includes podcast categories

National Press Awards – includes podcast categories

Lovie Awards – includes podcast categories


Single Awards and Prizes


Charles Parker Prize – for the best student radio feature

Hearsay Audio Prize – awarded at the Hearsay International Audio Arts Festival

Whickers Foundation – awards funding each year to an emerging audio producer