Good things come in threes for ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network


ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network is gearing up for its third birthday later this month, and there’s already cause for celebration.

Results from the latest Australian Podcast Ranker show the network holds four of the Top 10 shows with a combined total of 5.27 million listeners (up 10% on December) and 23.3 million monthly downloads (up 7%).

Casefile, the popular true crime podcast from Audioboom, retained its #1 spot with 531,623 listeners and over 1.6 million monthly downloads.

The Kyle & Jackie O Show moved up to #3 overall with 393,255 listeners and 2.1 million monthly downloads.

Stuff You Should Know moves into the top 5 at #4 overall (#1 Knowledge) with 358,759 listeners and over 2.8 million downloads.

Also in the Top 10 was Life Uncut with Brittany Hockley and Laura Byrne, which came in at #7 overall, with 318,212 listeners and 891,428 downloads. The award-winning podcast has just extended its agreement with ARN’s iHeart, signing a multi-year contract with the podcast network.

Other highlights include The Imperfects at #16, No Such Thing As A Fish (Audioboom) at #18 and She’s On The Money at #24.

ARN’s Head of Digital Audio, Corey Layton, says: “As we approach our third birthday, it’s great to see iHeart not only remain Australia’s #1 podcast network but also see our audience continue to grow. iHeart is home to the best local and global shows in every genre, and over the coming year we look forward to adding even more content to our slate whilst also delivering unique and innovative opportunities for our commercial partners.”

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