In the final decade, podcasts blew up as a brand new type leisure. Mixing parts from old-school radio reveals with 21st Century know-how, podcasts primarily created privatized radio programming for entertainers to succeed in area of interest markets. As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, iHeartMedia has chosen to focus on the podcasters who convey the world personalised leisure. The media firm shall be launching the primary ever podcast awards on January 18.
The inaugural iHeartRadio Podcast Awards will happen on the iHeartRadio Theater in Los Angeles. It is the primary reside awards present for podcasting the place listeners can vote for the winners. The 90-minute ceremony shall be co-hosted The Breakfast Club‘s Charlamagne Tha God, who has skyrocketed to a stage journalism success past many his friends. The Stuff You Missed in History Class host Holly Frey and nation radio persona Bobby Bones will be a part of Charlamagne for internet hosting duties.
“Podcasting has roared onto the audio scene, creating probably the most pleasure because the creation streaming music providers,” acknowledged the President iHeartMedia’s Podcasting Division Conal Byrne. “The iHeartRadio Podcast Awards will present a discussion board to have fun the high-caliber, artistic content material that has made podcasting a serious new audio class — and that actually displays America’s favourite podcasts, voted by the listeners themselves. We stay up for internet hosting this transformative, annual occasion and inspiring everybody within the podcasting business to push the envelope and encourage much more creators on this house.”