Apple reveals 2023 top podcasts, new podcasts, podcast episodes, most followed, most shared … and more mosts.

Apple showed off its podcasting influence with the 2023 edition of its podcast tabulations. Called “Apple shares the most popular podcasts of 2023,” the release explores many variations of popularity.

Starting off, we learn that Crime Junkie was the top podcast for 2023. Here is the Top 10 list:

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

Then there are:

Most Shared Episodes, Most Shared Shows, Top New Shows, Most Followed Shows, Top Subscriber Channels (#1: Wondery), and Top Free Channels (#1: iHeartPodcasts). See the results HERE.

All of these lists are localized for listeners in nearly 100 countries and regions. The Apple-provided link to see those variations was not viable on our screens, but try it HERE.

Brad Hill