Spotify now list the top podcasts by country and category, potentially replacing Apple as the industry standard for ranking shows and episodes.
In another attempt to grow its massive podcast platform, Spotify bring Podcast Charts to listeners and creators in 26 markets on all platforms. Until now, when podcasters wanted to see their ranking, Apple Podcasts was the go to place for the definitive list. Listeners on Spotify can now easily see a list of the top 200 podcasts in the their country, or other countries ranked by recent listener numbers, as well as the top 50 trending podcasts. Podcasts can also be ranked by category in the following countries: Brazil, Australia, Germany, Mexico, Sweden, the U.K., and the U.S.
Creators are notified if their podcast is charting via Spotify For Podcasters. Visual cards are also available to creators to share their achievements on socials.