The biggest podcasts of the year about to be celebrated big as the iHeartRadio Podcast Awards 2021 are taking place on Thursday, January 21st, and fans across the country will be able to tune in and watch the virtual event from the safety and comfort of their own homes.
This year's iHeartRadio Podcast Awards were recorded from multiple locations, and span 30 different categories to honor the most entertaining and innovative podcasts from over the last year, as well as the talent and leaders across the podcasting industry.
Fans can tune in to watch the 2021 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 9 pm ET/6pm PT via an exclusive video stream on iHeartRadio's YouTube and Facebook pages, and across iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on the iHeartRadio App.
This year's Podcast of the Year nominees include "Bunga Bunga,""Dolly Parton’s America,""Nice White Parents,""Office Ladies,""Reply All,""Stuff You Should Know,""The Breakfast Club,""The Daily,""The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos" and "Wind of Change," and the winner of this category will once again be decided by the fans via social voting that happened across Twitter last month.
A judging panel comprised of blue-ribbon podcast industry leaders, creatives and visionaries determine the winners across remaining categories including entertainment, comedy, crime, news, sports, food, business and more.
In addition, the 2021 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards will present three Icon Awards to pay tribute to the creators, organizations and podcasts that have made groundbreaking contributions to podcasting’s expanding role in today’s popular culture. Baratunde Thurston will be honored with the 2021 Social Impact Award, Serial Productions’ Sarah Koenig and Julie Synder will receive the 2021 Audible Audio Pioneer Award and QCODE will be honored with the 2021 Innovator Award.
Tune in on January 21st!