Triton Digital Releases The April 2022 U.S. Podcast Report

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Thursday, May 19, 2022 5:00 PM EST

Triton Digital Releases The April 2022 U.S. Podcast Report

NEW YORK, NEW YORK -  MAY 19, 2022Triton 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 April 2022 reporting period (April 4 – May 1, 2022), as measured by Triton’s Podcast Metrics measurement service. 

For this reporting period, Stitcher Media remained in the #1 spot on the Top Networks Report with 53.0M Average Weekly Downloads and 13.9M Average Weekly Users, followed by, NPR coming in at #2 with 32.7M Average Weekly Downloads and 6.9M Average Weekly Users, and Audacy Podcast Network with 29.5M Average Weekly Downloads and 8.0M Average Weekly Users.

For the month of April, there were 218M average weekly downloads for the top 20 publishers.

The top three podcasts based on downloads included NPR News Now (NPR) coming in again at #1, Crime Junkie (audiochuck/SXM Media) climbing to #2 and, The Ben Shapiro Show (Cumulus Podcast Network) at #3.

New shows that debuted this period for downloads and listeners included, Very Scary People (WarnerMedia), and Murder With My Husband (Cloud10).

Real Ghost Stories Online (Audioboom) debuted for downloads, while Critical Role (Stitcher Media) debuted for listeners.

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. 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.

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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

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.




About Triton Digital 
Triton Digital® is the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry. Operating in more than 80 countries, Triton provides innovative technology that enables broadcasters, podcasters, and online music services to build their audience, maximize their revenue, and streamline their day-to-day operations. In addition, Triton powers the global online audio industry with Webcast Metrics®, the leading online 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 online industry.  For more information, visit



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Sarah Graham

fama PR for Triton Digital