Triton Digital Releases The February 2023 U.S. Podcast Ranker

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Thursday, Mar 16, 2023 9:00 AM EST

Triton Digital Releases The February 2023 U.S. Podcast Ranker

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – March 16, 2023Triton Digital®, the global technology and services provider to the digital audio, podcast, and broadcast radio industries, announced today the release of its February 2023 reporting period (January 30, 2023 – February 26, 2023), U.S. Podcast Ranker, as measured by Triton’s Podcast Metrics measurement service. The month of February had 227M average weekly downloads.

Yet again, SiriusXM Podcast Network remained in the #1 spot on the Top Sales Networks Report for the month of February, with 54.3M Average Weekly Downloads and 15.7M Average Weekly Users. NPR came in at #2 again with 35.2M Average Weekly Downloads and 6.7M Average Weekly Users, followed by Audacy climbing to #3 with 29.5M Average Weekly Downloads and 8.8M Average Weekly Users.

For this reporting period, the top three podcasts based on downloads included NPR News Now (NPR) again at #1, Dateline NBC (NBCUniversal News Group) climbing to #2, and Up First (NPR) again at #3.

For listeners, the top three podcasts in February included Crime Junkie (audiochuck) again at #1, Dateline NBC (NBCUniversal News Group) again at #2, and Up First (NPR) again at #3.  

New shows debuting during this period for downloads included The Trial Of Alex Murdaugh (Audioboom) and Nothing much happens; bedtime stories to help you sleep (SiriusXM Podcast Network) and for listeners this included Stolen Hearts (Wondery).

For both listeners and downloads, HBO’s The Last of Us Podcast (WarnerMedia) debuted.

The Top Sales Network Reports are ranked by Average Weekly Downloads and Average Weekly Users in accordance with v2.1 of the IAB Podcast Technical Measurement Guidelines. Participating Sales Networks include content owners/creators and sales representation organizations. 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.

Any sales network or publisher with an audience in the United States is eligible to participate in the U.S. Podcast Report. To learn more, contact:






About Triton Digital 
Triton Digital® is the global technology and services leader to the digital audio, podcast, and broadcast radio industries. Operating in more than 80 countries, Triton provides innovative technology that enables broadcasters, podcasters, and online music services to build their audience, maximize revenue, and streamline their day-to-day operations. In addition, Triton powers the global online audio industry with Webcast Metrics®, the leading streaming audio measurement service and Podcast Metrics, one of the first IAB certified podcast measurement services in the industry. With unparalleled integrity, excellence, teamwork, and accountability, Triton remains committed to connecting audio, audience, and advertisers to continuously fuel the growth of the global audio industry. For more information, visit


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