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ARN's iHeartPodcast Network Australia takes out top spot for 27th consecutive podcast ranker

ARN's iHeartPodcast Network Australia takes out top spot for 27th consecutive podcast ranker

Press Release · Sydney NSW, Australia ·

ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network is Australia’s leading podcast network for the 27th consecutive ranker with an incredible 24 million monthly downloads and a combined total of 5 million listeners for the month of July.

Results from the July Podcast Ranker Report released today also show ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network holds four of the Top 10 most listened to podcasts in the country – more than any other publisher.

Moving into the top 10 for the first time is The Imperfects, which jumped four spots to #7 with 260,898 listeners and over half a million monthly downloads (542,578). Hosted by Hugh van Cuylenburg, founder of The Resilience Project, along with his brother Josh and comedian Ryan Shelton, the mental health podcast showcases the power of vulnerability, and continues to amass a thriving following.

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Also in the Top 10 for ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network Australia:

  • Casefile (from Audioboom which is part of the iHeartPodcast Network) which remains #1 in Crime and #2 overall, with 809,029 listeners and 2.16 million downloads in July
  • The Kyle & Jackie O Show, Australia’s #1 Catch-up podcast and #5 overall with 342,071 monthly listeners and 1.67 million downloads
  • Stuff You Should Know, which moved up three spots this month to #6 with 328,664 listeners and a massive 2.8 million downloads – well in front as the most downloaded podcast for the month

Other standouts for the network include:

Last month also saw Flex & Froomes make its debut in the Top 100, coming in at #93 with 40,652 listeners and 113,770 downloads.

ARN’s Head of Digital Audio, Corey Layton, said “It’s incredible to see ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network remain Australia’s favourite podcast publisher and now the leader in sales representation. These results highlight the breadth and depth of content available to our listeners. I’m particularly thrilled to see The Imperfects amongst the Top 10 most listened to podcasts in Australia. It demonstrates a very real need that Hugh, Josh, Ryan and The Imperfects team are fulfilling, while demonstrating the true power of podcasts.”

Overall, ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network represents 42 of top 150 podcasts.

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