iHeart maintains network lead in latest Australian Podcaster Ranker


ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network is Australia’s leading podcast network for the 26th consecutive ranker with 24.4 million monthly downloads.

Today’s monthly Podcast Ranker report by Triton Digital for June shows iHeartPodcast Network Australia again has the largest podcast audience in Australia with a combined total of 5.26 million listeners.  The network also holds four of the Top 10 most listened to podcasts in the country.

ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network leads the way in the popular true crime genre with Casefile (from Audioboom which is part of the iHeartPodcast Network) #1 in Crime and #2 overall.  The Australian-made podcast had 806,523 listeners and just under two million downloads in June.

Kyle & Jackie O continue to dominate with The Kyle & Jackie O Show Australia’s #1 Catch-up podcast (a position it has held since the survey was first introduced) and moving up two places to #3 most popular overall.  The podcast had 501,226 monthly listeners and 1.9 million downloads.

Rounding out the Top 5 for ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network is Life Uncut with Brittany Hockley and Laura Byrne, which is the #1 Entertainment podcast and #5 overall with 445,326 listeners and 1.4 million monthly downloads.  Their recently launched KIIS Original Podcast Hooked, Hitched & Hung Up also made its debut in today’s Podcast Ranker results, coming in at #78.

Meanwhile, KIIS FM Drive’s Will & Woody were the biggest risers in the report, with their catch-up podcast jumping a massive 58 spots to #44.

Other standouts for the network include:

* Stuff You Should Know at #9 with 325,451 listeners and 2.6 million downloads, again well in front as the most downloaded podcast for the month

* The Imperfects moving up four places to #11 with 257,994 listeners and 511,904 downloads

* No Such Thing as a Fish (Audioboom) at #15 with 206,996 listeners and 646,452 downloads

* She’s On The Money at #25 with 153,885 listeners and 799,017 downloads.

ARN’s Head of Digital Audio, Corey Layton says “Being Australia’s top Podcast Network for the 26th consecutive ranker is an outstanding achievement and is testament to the hard work of our incredible team and partners. It is great to see such strong results across the genres that count as we continue to expand our diverse offering through our originals and partnerships with the best creators in Australia and across the globe.”

Source: Triton Digital’s Australian Podcast Ranker (June 2022).

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