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Triton Digital Releases the June 2021 U.S. Podcast Report

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Thursday, Jul 15, 2021 12:53 PM EST

Triton Digital Releases the June 2021 U.S. Podcast Report

Top Movers Include Park Predators (audiochuck), To Live and Die in LA (Audacy Podcast Network) and We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle (Audacy Podcast Network)


NEW YORK, NEW YORK -  JULY 15, 2021Triton Digital®, the global technology and services provider to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced today 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 are also ranked by both Average Weekly Downloads and Average Weekly Users, in accordance with the latest 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 Downloads report, and Crime Junkie (audiochuck) 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.

Certified by the IAB Tech Lab, Triton’s Podcast Metrics eliminates inconsistent measurement practices and self-reported data, providing content creators, marketers, media buyers, and the audio industry at large with validated and transparent podcast audience data.

To view the full results of the U.S. Podcast Report, visit https://www.tritondigital.com/resources/podcast-reports

To opt-in to receiving Triton’s Podcast Reports via email, visit: https://www.tritondigital.com/pmsignup

Any podcast network or publisher with an audience in the United States is eligible to participate in the U.S. Podcast Report.  To learn more, contact solutions@tritondigital.com.

With 10+ years of digital audio measurement expertise, Triton’s Podcast Metrics measurement service provides reliable and informative data around how, when, and where podcast and audio on demand content is being consumed across multiple hosting platforms, with the ability to view metrics by date range, location, device, player, network, program, episode, and more.

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