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iHeartRadio Podcast Awards 2019 Winners

The inaugural iHeartRadio Podcast Awards were held at the iHeartRadio Theater in Los Angeles on Friday (Jan. 18).

The inaugural iHeartRadio Podcast Awards were held at the iHeartRadio Theater in Los Angeles on Friday (Jan. 18).

The Breakfast Club‘s Charlamagne tha God, Stuff You Missed in History Class co-host Holly Frey and country radio personality Bobby Bones co-hosted the 90-minute ceremony. Mario Lopez hosted the live stream.

Up & Vanished host Payne Lindsey, Lore creator Aaron Mahnke and Disgraceland‘s Jake Brennan were among the night’s presenters.


Slow Burn took home the top award of the night for podcast of the year. It was up against Atlanta Monster, Dirty John, Hardcore History, Joe Rogan, Radiolab, SerialStuff You Should Know, The Daily and The Habitat for the honor.

The full list of winners follows.

Podcast of the Year

Slow Burn (WINNER)
Atlanta Monster
The Daily
Dirty John
The Habitat
Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History
The Joe Rogan Experience
Stuff You Should Know

Best Business & Entrepreneurship Podcast

Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran
Business Wars
The GaryVee Audio Experience
How I Built This with Guy Raz
Planet Money

Best Comedy Podcast

The Joe Rogan Experience (WINNER)
2 Dope Queens
Anna Faris Is Unqualified
The Brooklyn Boys Podcast
Monday Morning Podcast
WTF with Marc Maron

Best Crime Podcast

Up and Vanished (WINNER)
Atlanta Monster
Dirty John
In the Dark

Best Food Podcast

Sips, Suds, & Smokes (WINNER)
Burnt Toast
House of Carbs
The Kitchen Sisters Present
The Sporkful

Best Entertainment & TV Podcast

Whine Down with Jana Kramer (WINNER)
Bachelor Party
Inside Jaws
Movie Crush
Pop Culture Happy Hour
You Must Remember This

Best Curiosity

Stuff You Should Know (WINNER)
99% Invisible
Revisionist History
StarTalk Radio
Stuff To Blow Your Mind

Best Health & Fitness Podcast

Sleep With Me (WINNER)
10% Happier with Dan Harris
Almost 30 Podcast
The goop Podcast
Mental Illness Happy Hour
TEDTalks Health

Best History Podcast

Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History (WINNER)
Revisionist History
The RFK Tapes
Slow Burn
Stuff You Missed in History Class

Best Kids & Family Podcast

Wow in the World (WINNER)
Pants on Fire
Reading With Your Kids
Stories Podcast
Story Pirates
Young Ben Franklin

Best LGBTQ Podcast

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness (WINNER)
Dumb, Gay Politics
Food 4 Thot
The Heart
Throwing Shade

Most Bingeable

Dr. Death (WINNER)
Atlanta Monster
Slow Burn
Stuff You Should Know
This American Life

Best Multi-Cultural Podcast

The Breakfast Club (WINNER)
2 Dope Queens
Latino Rebels Radio
The Nod
Radio Ambulante
The Read

Best Music Podcast

Bobbycast (WINNER)
All Songs Considered
Cocaine & Rhinestones: The History of Country Music
Song Exploder
Turned Up

Best News Podcast

The Ben Shapiro Show (WINNER)
The Daily
Pod Save America
Today, Explained
Up First

Best Scripted Podcast

Wolverine: The Long Night (WINNER)
A Very Fatal Murder
Alice Isn’t Dead
The Control Group
Mission To Zyxx
Welcome to Night Vale

Best Sports Podcast

Fantasy Footballers: Fantasy Football Podcast (WINNER)
30 For 30 Podcasts
Against All Odds with Cousin Sal
The Bill Simmons Podcast
The Herd with Colin Cowherd
Pardon My Take

Best Science & Tech Podcast

Reply All (WINNER)
WSJ The Future of Everything
Note to Self
Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher

Breakout Podcast

Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard (WINNER)
Atlanta Monster
Dirty John
Dr. Death
Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness
Happy Face
The Habitat
Slow Burn
The Wilderness

Best Branded Podcast

DTR – the Official Tinder Podcast (Tinder) (WINNER)
#LipStories (Sephora)
Closer than They Appear (Jetty)
The Future According to Now (Fidelity Investments)
Hackable? (McAfee)
Inside Trader Joe’s (Trader Joe’s)
IRL: Online Life Is Real Life (Mozilla)
Spit (23&Me)
Trained (NIKE)
You Can’t Make This Up (Netflix)

Best Social Impact

Ear Hustle (WINNER)
Impact Boom
On Being
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Tiny Spark
Wrongful Conviction with Jason Flom

This article originally appeared on The Hollywood Reporter.