By: Adam Sockel, Integrated Marketing Specialist

The 26th annual Audie Awards® will take place on March 22, 2021, and anyone can watch the event for free on YouTube. The red carpet starts at 8:30 p.m. ET, and the awards ceremony begins at 9:00 p.m. ET. You can view the live event here:

Actor John Leguizamo is hosting this year’s gala, leading a star-studded lineup of presenters including Jennifer Egan, Tommy Orange, David Sedaris, and new this year, YA audiobook judges Melissa de la Cruz, Jerry Craft, and V.E. Schwab! You can see the full list of Audie finalists here.

The Audie Awards® are recognized as the most prestigious award in the audiobook industry. It recognizes the authors, narrators, and publishers who have contributed to excellence in audiobook storytelling, performance, and production, as well as the explosive growth of the medium. Don’t miss this opportunity to see all the stars of the literary and audiobook world come together virtually and celebrate the best audiobooks of the year.