February 2019- Top Podcast Publishers

The Top 10 Podcast Publishers ranking for February 2019 is now available at Podtrac.com.

Highlights of the February Publisher ranking include:

  • Nine of the Top 10 publishers showed increases in their US Unique Monthly Audience (UMA) over January with the biggest increases coming from The Daily Wire and Wondery — both at 17%.

  • Year-over-year, iHeart showed the greatest increase in US UMA (311%) reaping the benefits of the HSW acquisition and new programming, while Wondery had the second largest gain (155%) on the strength of new programming.

  • Average US Unique Monthly Audience across the Top 10 publishers of 8.1 million is up 6% from January 2019 and up 42% from February of 2018.


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January 2019- Top Podcast Publishers & Top Podcasts

The Top 10 Podcast Publishers ranking and the Top 20 Podcasts ranking for January 2019 are now available at Podtrac.com.

Highlights of the January Publisher ranking include:

  • Five of the Top 10 publishers showed increases in their US Unique Monthly Audience with the biggest increases coming from The Daily Wire (19%) and iHeart (15%).

  • Average US Unique Monthly Audience across the Top 10 publishers of 7.7 million is flat from December and up 29% from January of 2018.

  • Total Global Downloads for the Top 10 Publishers increased by 15 % in January from December bouncing back from the year-end seasonal slump.

  • Total Global Downloads for the Top 10 Publishers is up 57% from January 2018.

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December 2018- Top Podcast Publishers

The Top 10 Podcast Publishers ranking for December 2018 is now available at Podtrac.com.

Highlights of the December Publisher ranking include:

  • Just two of the Top 10 Publishers showed gains in their Unique US Monthly Audience in December over November: Barstool Sports (32%),and NPR (3%).

  • Total Global Downloads for the Top 10 Publishers overall decreased by 10 % in December from November following the trend from last month.

  • Total Global Downloads for the Top 10 Publishers is up 56% from December 2017.

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November 2018- Top Podcast Publishers

The Top 10 Podcast Publishers ranking for November 2018 is now available at Podtrac.com.

Highlights of the November Publisher ranking include:

  • Three of of the Top 10 Publishers showed gains in their Unique US Monthly Audience in November over October: Barstool Sports (11%), PRX (2%) and Wondery (1%).

  • Total Global Downloads for the Top 10 Publishers overall decreased by 10 % in November over October - the first month-over-month decrease we’ve seen since July 2018.

  • Total Global Downloads for the Top 10 Publishers is up 46% year-over-year.

  • We’ve added a designation for publishers who have voluntarily undergone an intensive review of their implementation of the Podtrac Measurement System. Learn more at Podtrac.com.

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