18th Annual

People's Choice Podcast Awards

Congratulations to All

Honoring Podcasters Since 2005

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2023 People's Choice Podcast Awards Winners

2023 Podcast Influencer of the Year

  • Adam Curry - Dave Jones : Podcasting 2.0
  • Alex Sanfilippo : Podpros
  • Dave Jackson : School of Podcasting
  • Joe Rogan : The Joe Rogan Experience
  • Kail Lowry - Vee Rivera : Baby Mamas No Drama

2023 Listener Influencer of the Year

  • Christine Schiefer - Em Schulz : And That’s Why We Drink
  • Derek Hartley - Romaine Peterson : Derek & Romaine
  • Kail Lowry - Vee Rivera : Baby Mamas No Drama
  • Kelly Jennings : Unspeakable: A True Crime Podcast
  • Woody Overton : Real Life Real Crime

See all the past winners here.

Past Winners

Legacy Shows

Legacy Shows are podcasts that we honor for their excellence in podcasting and who have won a podcast award category a minimum of five times.

Legacy Shows that have never won in the People's Choice Award category are still eligible for that distinction and are automatically entered into the People’s Choice category and are not required to register.

The following podcasts have been honored in their primary categories, those categories have been renamed in honor of their shows. These shows are no longer eligible to be nominated for a Podcast Award.

The People's Choice top Award has been renamed to honor one of the Podfathers of Podcasting.

The Adam Curry People's Choice Award

  • 2021- The Fantasy Footballers - Sports Category
  • 2017 - Grammar Girl - Education
  • 2017 - The Majority Report - Politics & News
  • 2015 - Coverville - Podsafe Music Category
  • 2015 - ESPN: Fantasy Focus Football - Sports Category
  • 2015 - Rob Has a Podcast - Entertainment Category
  • 2015 - The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe - Science and Medicine Category
  • 2015 - This American Life - Arts Category
  • 2015 - WDW Radio - Travel Category
  • 2012 - Manager Tools - Business Category
  • 2011- Feast of Fools / Fun - LGBTQ Category
  • 2010 - Free Talk Live - Politics & News Category
Credit to PodVader for coming up with this simple solution to honor our legacy shows.

Podcast Awards will rename any category in the future for any of the following reasons if the show is no longer in production, has been superseded by a newer show, or asks to no longer be recognized.

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