Welcome to the second special edition of this newsletter announcing the nominees of the British Podcast Awards (supported by Audible) 2022!

Last Sunday we revealed many of the nominees (simply head back to your inbox to find the first part). In this edition we’ll be announcing the top ten nominees in many of the other biggest categories. To see the full list of nominees, just head to the British Podcast Awards website.

The nominees of the biggest award of the night – Podcast of the Year – will consist of the Gold winners of every category.

And a quick reminder too that we are looking for your nominations for the Listeners Award! This is the category, sponsored by Acast+, where you can vote what you think is the best British podcast of 2022. All you need to do is head to this website and select your favourite!


Moment of the Year

This is an award that celebrates the podcast that has sparked a national debate or have stopped listeners in their tracks.

Best Business Podcast (supported by Subly)

Best Branded Podcast

Best Current Affairs Podcast

Best Entertainment Podcast (supported by Create Podcasts)

Best Fiction Podcast

Best New Podcast

Best Live Podcast

This is a podcast that has been recorded in front of a live audience, big or small, and has been released as an episode.

Best Radio Podcast

This category celebrates the podcasts that have also been entirely or partially broadcast on radio.

Smartest Podcast

This award celebrates podcasts that have been explaining a complex issue in an accessible and entertaining way.

Best Sport Podcast

Best Wellbeing Podcast (supported by Audible)

The Creativity Award

This special category celebrates the podcasts that wowed the judges with original and distinctive storytelling, performance, editing, sound design and more.

The Spotlight Award

This is a podcast with a sizable audience that is helping to bring new audiences into the podcasting world.

The Bullseye Award

This podcast celebrates niche but vital podcasts, or podcasts that are still underrepresented in other British media.

Thank you so much for reading.

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