With the Audie Awards kicking off in a few short hours, we thought it would be the perfect time to bring you the results of our Informal Audie Awards Polls.
As you dust off your tux or gown and prepare for tonight’s festivities, take a peek at the titles and narrators YOU voted for — and who knows, maybe your predictions will be correct. We’ll find out tonight.
In the Narration by the Author/Authors Category, Tina Fey — with 70 percent of the votes –was the clear winner for her narration of Bossypants. Fey’s closest competitor was Libba Bray for Beauty Queens; she received 13 percent of votes cast.
In the Audio Drama Category, The Mark of Zorro (featuring none other than Val Kilmer) came out on top with 52 percent of the votes. In a tie for second place were The Graduate and I, Claudius — each with 15 percent of all ballots cast.
In the Multi-Voiced Performance Category, The Watch that Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic lead the way with 69 percent of the vote, while The Graduate again came in second — this time with 17 percent of votes cast.
In the Solo Narration – Male Category, Simon Vance garnered 49 percent of ballots cast for his reading of The King’s Speech. In second place was Bronson Pinchot — 17 percent of the vote — for Hard Magic.
In the Solo Narration – Female Category, Lorelei King received 46 percent of all votes for her performance of First Grave on the Right, while Rosalyn Landor finished in second place with 25 percent of the ballots for The Winter Sea.
In the prestigious Distinguished Achievement in Production Category, The Mark of Zorro won again — it received 62 percent of all votes — while The Watch that Ends he Night: Voices from the Titanic landed in the number two spot with 24 percent of the vote.
And, finally, in the all-important Audiobook of the Year Category, Bossypants and Tina Fey once again came out on top — this time with 63 percent of the vote — while Neil Gaiman’s American Gods placed second with 20 percent of all votes cast.