April 2017 - Top Podcast Publishers

The full April 2017 Ranking of the Top 10 Podcast Publishers is now available at Podtrac.com

The April 2017 ranking marks the one-year anniversary of the Podtrac Podcast Publisher ranking.

Comparing year-over-year data for the first time (April 2016 to April 2017) provides the following insights:

  • U.S. podcast audiences are increasing:  the top 10 publishers saw an average increase of 31% year-over-year

  • Audiences are listening more:  the top publishers saw a year-over-year increase of 35% in Global Downloads and Streams (from 169 million in April 2016 to 259 million in April 2017)

  • NPR continues to lead the podcasting space: NPR has held the position of publisher with the largest unique audience for 13 straight months.

Total Global Unique Streams and Downloads for the group of Top 10 publishers is up by 9% for April 2017 over March 2017.