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RBmedia Audiobooks Dominate Key Literary Awards and Bestseller Lists

Landover, MD, October 13, 2020—RBmedia, a global leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology, today announced that its audiobooks represent half of the shortlist for the renowned Booker Prize, three finalist spots on the 2020 National Book Awards list, and 44 New York Times bestsellers since the beginning of this year.

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RBmedia Claims 2020 National Book Award

Landover, MD, November 23, 2020—RBmedia, a global leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology, today announced that its audiobook The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X by Les Payne and his daughter Tamara Payne has won the 2020 National Book Award for Nonfiction. Produced by RBmedia’s flagship publishing brand, Recorded Books, the audiobook is available for download on Audible, iTunes, Google Play, Audiobooks.com, and wherever digital audiobooks are sold.

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Renowned actor Andy Serkis will narrate The Hobbit in newly announced audiobook to be published by Recorded Books® in North America

  J.R.R. Tolkien’s beloved tale featuring a fresh audio experience is coming to listeners this September. Landover, MD, September 3, 2020—Recorded Books, RBmedia’s® flagship publishing brand, today announced a new audiobook edition of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, read by the award-winning actor, director and author, Andy Serkis. Andy Serkis has earned acclaim from…

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RBmedia® Announces a Landmark Original Audiobook Production: Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics

The legendary singer-songwriter delivers this compelling audio experience in her own words, sharing her most beloved songs and the stories behind them. Landover, MD, August 6, 2020—RBmedia, a leading spoken audio and digital media platform company, today announced that it has concluded a deal for an original audiobook production of Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life…

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LMBPN® Publishing Announces a Multi-Division Audio Licensing Agreement with RBmedia

LMBPN® Publishing Announces a Multi-Division Audio Licensing Agreement with RBmedia LMBPN Publishing continues to innovate by entering into a multi-division publishing agreement with Recorded Books® and GraphicAudio® brands. Together, the strategic alliance will simultaneously launch a new series titled The Great Insurrection in early 2021…. Learn more

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OverDrive to Acquire RBdigital from RBmedia

Cleveland, OH, June 23, 2020. PRNewswire—OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, announced today that it is acquiring the assets of RBmedia‘s library business, including the RBdigital platform in North America, the United Kingdom and Australia…. Learn more

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