Every year at this time the US Audio Publishers Association (APA) holds its annual Audie Awards. The awards, given in 29 categories, were announced May 19, 2006 at an awards ceremony held in Washington, DC. The Hitchhikers Guide to The Galaxy Tertiary Phase won the 'biggie' - Audie Of The Year.
Congratulations to the crew, cast and of course Dirk Maggs, director of the new H2G2 radio series.
PS : the audio books market in US is huge. The APA estimates the size of the US audiobook market at $832 million in 2004 with 3,430 titles published.