Triton Digital announced the release of the latest U.S. Podcast Report for the June 2021 reporting period (May 31 – June 27, 2021), as measured by Triton’s Podcast Metrics measurement service.
The Top Network Reports are ranked by Average Weekly Downloads and Average Weekly Users, in accordance with v2.1 of the IAB Podcast Technical Measurement Guidelines.
In this reporting period, Stitcher Media remained in the #1 spot with 31M Average Weekly Downloads and 9M Average Weekly Users, followed by NPR with 30M Average Weekly Downloads and 7M Average Weekly Users. The Audacy Podcast Network ranked #3 with 16M Average Weekly Downloads and 6M Average Weekly Users.
The Top Podcasts were also ranked by both Average Weekly Downloads and Average Weekly Users, in accordance with the IAB Podcast Technical Measurement Guidelines. Leading podcasts by both Average Weekly Downloads and Average Weekly Users include Up First (NPR), The Ben Shapiro Show (Cumulus Podcast Network), and Dateline NBC (NBCUniversal News Group). Remaining in the #1 spot this reporting period are NPR News Now (NPR) on the Top Podcasts by Download report, and Crime Junkie (audio chunk) on the Top Podcasts by Users report.
We saw a number of impressive moves within the ranks this reporting period, including Park Predators (audiochuck) which returned to the Top Podcasts by Downloads report at #25 and the Top Podcasts by Users report at #19 after the debut of Season 2 on June 1st. Similarly, To Live and Die in LA (Audacy Podcast Network) rose 50 ranks to #45 in the Top Podcasts by Downloads report and #25 in the Top Users report following the debut of its second season on May 25th. Additionally, We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle (Audacy Podcast Network) rose 27 ranks to #47 on the Top Podcasts by Downloads report and 6 ranks to #30 on the Top Podcasts by Users report.
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