Podbean has ranked their best podcasts of 2018 according to their usage data. Podbean broke down their rankings into categories including most popular, hottest-new, global-influencers, most comments, highest retention, top 10 in arts, etc.
The Joe Rogan Experience stole the show, by winning and appearing in four categories including most popular. There are plenty of great shows among the ranks including Dak Shepard’s Armchair Expert, Pod Save America, Stuff You Should Know, and The Teacher’s Pet.
Many of these shows are garnering millions of downloads per episode and this data continues to show why podcasting is pushing its way to the centerpiece of new media.