American Society of Magazine Editors

ASME Best Cover Contest


Click here to see the winners and finalists of the ASME Best Cover Contest 2015

The Best Cover Contest honors magazines published between January 1, 2014, and December 31, 2014. The contest includes two sets of awards: the ASME Best Cover Awards and the ASME Readers' Choice Awards. Editors, art directors and photography editors choose the winners of the ASME Best Cover Awards, including the Cover of the Year. Facebook users choose the winners of the ASME Readers' Choice Awards, including the Most Liked Cover.

Magazines compete in 10 categories. Three Best Cover Award finalists and three Readers' Choice Award finalists receive certificates of recognition in each category. The two winners in each category receive Best Cover Awards or Readers' Choice Awards. The members of ASME choose the Cover of the Year. Last year more than 2 million uniques helped choose the Most Liked Cover. The winners of the ASME Best Cover Contest will be honored at the ASME Annual Meeting on May 7, 2015.

Voting for the ASME Best Cover Contest begins Monday, January 19, on Facebook at A new category will be posted every Monday for the next 10 weeks. The most liked covers will win the ASME Readers' Choice Awards. 

Facebook posting dates are:

News and PoliticsJanuary 19
Sports and AdventureJanuary 26
Fashion and BeautyFebruary 2
Business and TechnologyFebruary 9
Family and HomeFebruary 16
Entertainment and CelebrityFebruary 23
Science and NatureMarch 2
LifestyleMarch 9
BrainiestMarch 16
Most DeliciousMarch 23








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The ASME Best Cover Contest 2015 Call for Entries can be downloaded here.