Podcastone’S (Nasdaq: PODC) Baby Mamas No Drama Podcast Nominated For Best Lifestyle Podcast In The 28Th Annual Webby Awards


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LOS ANGELES, CA, April 04, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire – PodcastOne (NASDAQ: PODC), a leading podcast platform and a subsidiary of LiveOne (NASDAQ: LVO), announced today that its podcast Baby Mamas No Drama has been nominated for Best Lifestyle Podcast in the 28th Annual Webby Awards .

Baby Mamas No Drama, which was chosen as the 2023 Webby Awards People's Voice winner of Best Lifestyle Podcast, is led by hosts Kail Lowry and Vee Rivera, two hosts who are both part of the cultural phenomenon MTV television show Teen Mom. The duo launched their podcast in 2020 to share their incredible story of working through their initial dislike of each other to come together to co-parent within their blended families. Baby Mamas No Drama is a podcast where listeners can relate to the struggles and challenges of co-parenting while becoming inspired by how the two hosts have turned their failures into winning success. Nothing is off limits as the two ladies discuss a wide range of topics from lifestyle and current events, to buzzy NSFW subjects and pop culture.

“Nominees like Baby Mamas No Drama are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said Nick Borenstein, General Manager of The Webby Awards.“It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the nearly 13,000 entries we received this year.”

“PodcastOne is immensely proud of Kail and Vee and their continued success with Baby Mamas No Drama. Together they've created a show that resonates with audiences and advertisers alike. We're thrilled for them to receive the recognition they so richly deserve,” said Kit Gray, President and Co-Founder of PodcastOne.

Hailed as the“Internet's highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet. IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of Internet industry experts including Marian Croak, VP of Engineering – Responsible AI & Human Centered Technology, Google; Sarah Harden, CEO, Hello Sunshine; Tobe Nwigwe, Artist & Actor; Shigetaka Kurita, Artist & Father of Emojis; Severin Hacker, Cofounder & CTO, Duolingo; Law Roach, Image Architect; Yann LeCun, VP & Chief AI Scientist, Meta; Roxane Gay, Host, The Roxane Gay Agenda; Quinta Brunson, Writer, Director and Actor; Questlove, DJ and Producer; Todd Kaplan, Chief Marketing Officer, Pepsi Co; Ashley Murphy, VP Global Consumer Marketing, Rare Beauty; Nelly Mensah, VP of Digital Innovation, Global Head of Web3 and Metaverse, LVMH; Jim Habig, Vice President Marketing, LinkedIn; and Tonya Custis, Director of AI Research, Autodesk.

As a nominee, Baby Mamas No Drama is also eligible to win a Webby People's Voice Award, which is voted online by fans across the globe. From now until April 18th, Baby Mamas No Drama fans can cast their votes at href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" webbyaward

Winners will be announced on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, and honored in a star-studded show at Cipriani Wall Street. Winners will have an opportunity to deliver one of The Webby Awards' famous 5-Word Speeches. Past 5-Word Speeches include: Steve Wilhite's“It's Pronounced“Jif” not 'Gif'; NASA's“Houston We Have A Webby”; and SZA's“The Internet Scares Me. Thanks.”

PodcastOne's full roster of top ranked podcasts includes programming across top genres such as news, comedy, true crime and society and culture, including shows such as Bad Bad Thing, True Crime All The Time Unsolved, The Prosecutors, Court Junkie, Cold Case Files, The Jordan Harbinger Show, Off the Vine with Kaitlyn Bristowe, LadyGang, and The Schaub Show. PodcastOne shows are available through PodcastOne , Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeart, Amazon and wherever podcasts are heard.

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About The Webby Awards
Hailed as the“Internet's highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites and Mobile Sites; Video; Advertising; Media & PR; Apps & Software; Social; Podcasts; Games and AI, Metaverse & Virtual. Established in 1996, The Webby Awards received nearly 13,000 entries from all 50 states and over 70 countries worldwide this year. The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include WP Engine, LinkedIn, Verizon, YouGov, NAACP, KPMG, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Vox Media, The Hustle, Podcast Movement, It's Nice That, Convince & Convert, The Neuron, The Gradient, Last Week in AI, MKT1, Bens Bites, The Tilt, Orangeletter, AIGA and The Standard Hotel.

About PodcastOne
PodcastOne (Nasdaq: PODC) is a Los Angeles based podcast network founded in 2012 by Kit Gray and Norm Pattiz providing creators and advertisers with a full 360-degree solution in sales, marketing, public relations, production, and distribution delivering over 2.1 billion downloads per year with a community of 250 of the top podcasters, including Adam Carolla, Kaitlyn Bristowe, Jordan Harbinger, LadyGang, A&E's Cold Case Files and Varnamtown. PodcastOne has built a distribution network reaching over 1 billion listeners a month across all of its own properties, LiveOne (Nasdaq: LVO ), Spotify, Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Samsung and over 150 shows exclusively available in Tesla vehicles. PodcastOne is also the parent company of LaunchpadOne , an innovative self-serve platform developed to launch, host, distribute and monetize independent user-generated podcasts. For more information, visit PodcastOne and follow us on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter at @podcastone . For more investor information, please visit href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" com/overview/defaul .

About LiveOne, Inc.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, LiveOne (Nasdaq: LVO ) is an award-winning, creator-first, music, entertainment, and technology platform focused on delivering premium experiences and content worldwide through memberships and live and virtual events. LiveOne's wholly-owned subsidiaries include Slacker Radio, PodcastOne (Nasdaq: PODC ), PPVOne, Palm Beach Records, CPS, LiveXLive, DayOne Music Publishing, Drumify and Splitmind. LiveOne is available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Spotify, Samsung, Amazon Fire, Android TV, and through STIRR's OTT applications. For more information, visit liveone and follow us on Facebook , Instagram , TikTok , YouTube and Twitter at @liveone . For more investor information, please visit href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" liveon .

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