Key Dates

Eligibility Period: Calendar Year 2021

Entries Now Closed: More than 1,000 received

Nominations Announced: 5 April 2022

Awards Event: Tuesday 3 May 2022 at The Adelphi Theatre in London. This will be an in-person ceremony, with an after-party.

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See all the winners from the big night

The ARIAS took place on 3 May 2022 at The Adelphi Theatre, hosted by Rylan with live voiceover from Fleur East. Check out all the winners and nominees

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Hear the highlights in our podcast

Roisin Hastie is backstage at The Adelphi Theatre, as Rylan dishes out the awards with guest presenters, and some very special moments. Listen to the podcast.

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Photos from the show, red carpet and more

Meet all the winners backstage, and see some of the biggest moments from the show including live music. See the photos

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Janice Long honoured at The ARIAS 2022

The trailblazing and much-missed DJ was honoured with the inaugural Pioneer Award at this year's ARIAS. Radio 2's Zoe Ball presented Janice Long’s family with the honour at the ceremony on May 3rd. See the tribute.

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The Official ARIAS After Party

All ticket holders had access to the Official ARIAS After Party, supported by PPL and PRS For Music. With DJ sets from Jeremiah Asiamah (BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra), Tyler West (KISS) and Stephanie Hirst (Hits Radio).

A special thank you to Showtime Photo Booth who joined us at the after party, with their GIF booth for guests to enjoy a photo app and share via social media.

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About The ARIAS

The Audio & Radio Industry Awards are the premium awards scheme in the sector, recognising the talented individuals and teams in UK audio and radio who excel at their craft and produce the very best body of work in the world.

Our categories cover the most diverse range of genre, talent and output from public service radio, commercial radio, podcasters, community radio, student radio, independent production, audio books and beyond.

The ARIAS are the Oscars of UK radio and audio. They are open to all UK based content creators who are members of The Radio Academy.

Podcasting, Seriously Awards Fund

The Radio Academy is pleased to promote the Podcasting, Seriously Awards Fund, which reimburses the cost of entering audio awards for independent audio producers of colour and those that identify as LGBTQ+. For more information on how to apply to the fund, or to donate please visit their website.