Spotify ranking in the United States: top 10 of the most popular podcasts

Spotify has become one of the most important platforms in the world due to its extensive music and podcast catalog. (Infobae)

Although there are many debates about the origin of podcasts and which was the first in history, there is no doubt that The emergence of streaming platforms such as Spotify in the new millennium has boosted the popularity of this format.

As the word says “podcast”is an audio product that describes an episodic series available to listen to whenever the user wishes. The word was formally born in 2004when iPod and broadcast were combined.

Whether it is health, sports, politics, culture and entertainment, this format has also regained its fame among the American public, although not all genres enjoy the same acceptance.

1. The Joe Rogan Experience

The official podcast of comedian Joe Rogan. Follow The Joe Rogan Clips show page for some of the best moments from the episodes.

2. After Bedtime with Big Little Feelings

Real talk? Modern parenting is a doozy. There’s never been more pressure to be perfect with social media readily at our fingertips – mixed with total isolation and no help. Where the fck is that village everyone talks about? Consider After Bedtime your village. Led by Kristin and Deena – founders of the largest online parenting community, Big Little Feelings – After Bedtime is the place you can go at the end of a long hard day to find your “enough”-ness. We’ll laugh, we’ll cry, we’ll maybe pee our pants a little as we unpack things we’re ALL experiencing but too ashamed to talk about: imperfect marriages, miscarriages, managing toddler mania, apologizing to our kids and everything inbetween. You’ll leave with actionable, realistic tips to make this whole parenting thing smoother – small changes, big impact. In an age where parents need more real connection than ever, let’s talk honestly about the hard – and remind ourselves we are not alone, we are not failing. In fact, we’re fucking crushing it.

3. New Heights with Jason and Travis Kelce

Football’s funniest family duo Jason Kelce from the Philadelphia Eagles and Travis Kelce from the Kansas City Chiefs team up to provide next-level access to life in the league as it unfolds. The two brothers and Super Bowl champions drop weekly insights about their games and share unique perspectives on trending news and sports headlines. Plus, entertaining stories from a combined 21 years in the league, off-field interests, and engaging conversations with special guests. Watch and listen to new episodes every Wednesday during the NFL season & check us out on Instagram, Twitter and Tiktok for all the best moments from the show.

4. Hot Mess with Alix Earle

Join your favorite hot mess, Alix Earle, as she invites you to listen in on a weekly recap of her life revealing all the in-depth, exclusive details that has everyone watching, talking, and wanting more. For the first time ever, Alix will be letting you in on what is actually happening, beyond her trending TikToks of her. From friendships to family, relationship updates to rumors, traveling and navigating life after college. get ready for all the behind-the-scenes details that you’ve been waiting for. Let’s be honest, life is messy, and Alix is ​​here to remind you that we’re all on this journey together. So welcome, you are now officially invited to the debrief.

5. Let’s Be Honest with Kristin Cavallari

Kristin Cavallari is back behind the microphone and more fcking honest than ever. Let’s Be Honest sets the record straight on everything from dating and relationships, nutrition and wellness, to what’s really going on behind those headlines. In his new lifestyle podcast, Cavallari dives into what connects people (and breaks them up), what makes people feel physically and spiritually healthy, and how to love yourself along the way. New episodes drop every Tuesday!

6. Strike Force Five

Late night talk show hosts Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers and John Oliver are teaming up for a new podcast to support their striking writers and out of work staffs. Strike Force Five! Welcomes you to a conversation between five rival colleagues for an inside look at late night television.

7. We’re Here to Help

Jake Johnson (New Girl, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse) and Gareth Reynolds (The Dollop) don’t feel qualified to give strangers good advice. Most of their friendship over the last 15 years has been based around dumb bits, but they do (for better or worse) want to try to help people out. Like your friendly local bartender or your tipsy uncle at a family gathering, Jake and Gareth are on the caller’s side and trying to help. Each episode, the guys make several pitches to callers (whose questions range from trivial to serious) with their best attempts at advice. They can’t promise their suggestions will be perfect, but it will be the best they’ve got. Jake and Gareth also occasionally bring on a friend, peer or even an expert to help along the way. Want to call in? Email your question to

8. Exposed: Cover-Up at Columbia University

He was a trusted OB-GYN working inside one of the most prestigious universities in the world, an Ivy League school that is home to Nobel Prize winners and medical all-stars. Yet behind closed doors, Dr. Robert Hadden assaulted perhaps hundreds thousands of unsuspecting patients. When it looked like no one would be held accountable, the survivors engaged in a decade-long fight for justice. From the team behind the hit series Dr. Death, host and medical journalist Laura Beil unfurls the story of Dr. Hadden’s horrific behavior and the ensuing cover-up. It’s a story of power: who has it, how they use it, and what it takes to get it back.Listen to exclusive bonus episodes of Exposed: Cover-Up at Columbia University with Wondery.

9. Huberman Lab

Huberman Lab discusses neuroscience: how our brain and its connections with the organs of our body control our perceptions, our behaviors, and our health. We also discuss existing and emerging tools for measuring and changing how our nervous system works. Dr. Andrew Huberman is a tenured professor of neurobiology and ophthalmology at Stanford School of Medicine. His laboratory studies neural regeneration, neuroplasticity, and brain states such as stress, focus, fear, and optimal performance. For more than 20 years, Dr. Huberman has consistently published original research findings and review articles in top-level peer-reviewed journals, including Nature, Science, Cell, Neuron, and Current Biology. He is a regular member of several National Institutes of Health review panels and a Fellow of the McKnight Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trusts. Dr. Huberman regularly consults for technology development companies, professional athletic organizations, and various units of US and Canadian Special Operations.

10. anything goes with emma chamberlain

Emma prefers to share her thoughts with a microphone rather than a physical human being, so thank God she has a podcast. recorded from the comfort of her bed..and some other fun places, emma talks at length about whatever is on her mind every week. anything really goes on this podcast. sometimes philosophy, sometimes a random story from 10 years ago, sometimes advice, sometimes fun interviews, and sometimes nothing at all. you never know what you are going to get, but that’s what keeps it interesting. new episodes every thursday and sunday, video available only on spotify.

*Some titles may not have a description because the platform does not provide it.

Podcasts have regained strength among users of streaming platforms, especially after the coronavirus pandemic (Spotify)

A podcast is an audio product which has a defined periodicity and can be made up of several episodes, although it has its origins in radio, today those who like this format can find it on internet pages or streaming platforms such as Spotify.

Podcasts began as a discussion between several participants on a specific topic, but over time the ways of doing them have diversified and now there can be one person speaking or a group; Likewise, they are not only used as a space to exchange points of view, but also cover genres of interview either fictionas happens with the suspense story of the Chilean production Case 63one of the most listened to podcasts worldwide.

The word “podcast” was used for the first time on February 12, 2004 by journalist Ben Hammersley of The Guardian in an article in which he talked about how economically viable it was to make an online radio program and access them whenever users want.

Although there are various debates about when the first podcast in history emerged, several experts have pointed out that the idea was clear from the creation of the podcast. Thomas Alva Edison’s phonograph in 1870when the intellectuals of the time such as Philip Hubert, Octave Uzanne or Edward Bellamy predicted that people would end up “reading books, newspapers and magazines with their eyes closed” and even mothers would stop snoring while telling stories to their children before going to sleep.

Spotify has become one of the most competitive streaming platforms. (Spotify)

The Swedish company Spotify announced in November 2020 the purchase and acquisition of the advertising and podcast platform Megaphone for $235 million, which served for the monetization of audios and the heyday of this type of production, which became one of the favorite formats of the 2022.

In the last year, Spotify’s podcast offering spread to new markets and recorded the existence of more than four million podcasts, although few managed to leave a greater mark in 2022 and become the most popular.

Worldwide, the title that led the ranking of the best podcasts was The Joe Rogan Experiencewhich also added its third consecutive year of being number one.

He was followed on the list of the most listened to Call Her Daddy by Alex Cooper; on the third step is located Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlaina future Spotify exclusive that covers a variety of tracks from the popular American creator.

The Chilean audio series Case 63 It was one of those that managed to top the ranking of the most reproduced for weeks and earned fourth place worldwide. This Spanish podcast was even dubbed into Portuguese, Brazilian, Hindi and English.

On the fifth step was the true crime podcast called Crime Junkie voiced by Ashley Flowers and Brit Prawat.

The other half of the ranking consists of titles such as The Daily; the Latin suspense production called Stories of the Night; as well as On Purpose with Jay Shetty, Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard and ending with TED Talks Daily.


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