Lin-Manuel Miranda Receives Audie Awards Nomination

Lin-Manuel Miranda is in the running for an Audie

The 42-year-old Puerto Rican actor, singer-songwriter, playwright, and film director is among the finalists for the 2022 Audie Awards, which recognize work in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment.

Lin-Manuel MirandaMiranda is among the finalists for Best Male Narrator for his work on Benjamin Alire Sáenz’s Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World.

Abner Ramirez and his wife Amanda Sudano, who make up the group Johnnyswim, are nominated in the Faith-Based Fiction and Non-Fiction for narrating their book Home Sweet Road.

Latina talent Ines del Castillo is nominated in the Fiction category for her being part of the narration cast of Dawnie Walton’s The Final Revival of Opal & Nev.

Salvadoran American actor, writer, visual artist and performer Herbert Sigüenza is nominated in the History/Biograpgy category for his work on A Weekend with Pablo Picasso, which he wrote and performed for L.A. Theatre Works.

Oscar-nominated actress Marina De Tavira is among the Latinx nominees in the Spanish Language category.

The 48-year-old Mexican actress is nominated for narrarating Valeria Luiselli’s novel Desierto Sonoro.

Other nominees for this year’s awards include Foo FightersDave GrohlBarack ObamaOprah Winfrey, Cynthia Erivo, John LithgowJamie FoxxOutlander star Sam Heughan and Bryce Dallas Howard.

Winners will revealed on March 4 in 25 categories by the Audio Publishers Association at a ceremony hosted by Kal Penn and livestreamed on the group’s website.

A full list of finalists can be found here.

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