May 2017 - Top Podcast Publishers

The full May Ranking of the Top 10 Podcast Publishers is now available at

Highlights of the May Ranking include:

  • The Washington Post debuts at #10 with a U.S. Unique Audience of just under 1.4 million.
  • Six of the ten publishers showed increases in their U.S. unique audience over April with three publishers posting double digit gains: HowStuffWorks (48%), Washington Post (28%) and New York Times (18%).
  • Total Global Unique Streams and Downloads for the group of Top 10 publishers is flat for May 2017 (250,700,000) over April 2017 (250,401,000) .

Comparing year-over-year data all six publishers who were on both the May 2016 and May 2017 rankings show double digit year-over-year growth, with HowStuffWorks (71%)  and NPR (63%) showing the biggest gains.