Apple Reveals Most Popular Podcasts of 2023

Apple today shared the most popular podcasts of 2023, with year-end charts available in the Browse tab of the Podcasts app through the end of the year. The charts include the top podcasts overall, the top new podcasts that debuted this year, the most followed podcasts, the most shared podcasts and episodes, and more.

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A sample of the most popular podcasts of 2023 in the U.S., according to the Apple Podcasts app:

Top Shows

1. Crime Junkie
2. The Daily
3. Dateline NBC
4. SmartLess
5. This American Life
6. Morbid
7. Up First
8. Huberman Lab
9. Hidden Brain
10. Stuff You Should Know

Top New Shows

1. Scamanda
2. The Retrievals
3. The Deck Investigates
4. Murder & Magnolias
5. Wiser Than Me with Julia Louis-Dreyfus
6. The Girl in the Blue Mustang
7. The Coldest Case in Laramie
8. Murder in Apartment 12
9. The Girlfriends
10. Undetermined

Most Followed Shows

1. Huberman Lab
2. SmartLess
3. New Heights with Jason and Travis Kelce
4. Scamanda
5. The Mel Robbins Podcast
6. Crime Junkie
7. The Retrievals
8. The Deck Investigates
9. Wiser Than Me with Julia Louis-Dreyfus
10. On Purpose with Jay Shetty

Additional charts can be found in the Podcasts app across the iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Apple says the charts are localized for listeners in nearly 100 countries and regions.

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Top Rated Comments

codewrangler Avatar
9 months ago
Never heard of any of those podcasts....
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breather Avatar
9 months ago
[HEADING=1]"Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend" is the BEST
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Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nicetriangles Avatar
9 months ago
Stuff You Should Known has been my favorite general topic podcast for years now. Love those guys.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GfPQqmcRKUvP Avatar
9 months ago

New Heights with Jason and Travis Kelce got a gigantic boost after one Taylor Alison Swift became Travis' girlfriend in late September 2023, in my opinion.
Why did you use a middle name here?
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redheeler Avatar
9 months ago
The amount of people obsessed with true crime podcasts is somewhat concerning. You never know who walks among you ;)
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Baggy Spandex Avatar
9 months ago
SODTAOE
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