Audiobooks Nominated for Grammy Awards

By Jason Boog Comment

A number of audiobooks have been nominated for spoken word Grammy Awards (logo via) in both the adult and children’s category. The awards ceremony is scheduled for February 13, 2011.

Here’s more about the spoken word category: “For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded non-musical recordings, poetry & storytelling performances and/or narrations with or without musical collaboration or accompaniment. ”

Best Spoken Word Album Nominees (Listed with performing artist)
1. American On Purpose by Craig Ferguson [HarperAudio] 2. The Bedwetter by Sarah Silverman [HarperAudio] 3. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Audiobook) by Jon Stewart (With Samantha Bee, Wyatt Cenac, Jason Jones, John Oliver & Sigourney Weaver [Hachette Audio] 5. A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To The Future… by
Michael J. Fox [Hyperion Audio] 6. This Time Together: Laughter And Reflection by Carol Burnett [Random House Audio] 7. The Woody Allen Collection: Mere Anarchy, Side Effects, Without Feathers, Getting Even by Woody Allen [Audible Inc.]

Best Spoken Word Album For Children (Listed with performing artist)
1. Anne Frank: The Diary Of A Young Girl: The Definitive Edition by Selma Blair [Random House Audio/Listening Library] 2. The Best Candy In The Whole World by Bill Harley [Round River Records] 3. Healthy Food For Thought: Good Enough To Eat produced by Jim Cravero, Paula Lizzi & Steve Pullara, producers
[East Coast Recording Company] 4. Julie Andrews’ Collection Of Poems, Songs, And Lullabies by Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton [Hachette Audio] 5. Nanny McPhee Returns by Emma Thompson
[Macmillan Audio With Universal Studios]