Podtrac has posted the latest in its weekly series of coronavirus audience and listening metrics. This series tracks those statistics from the first of the year. this week’s batch goes through Sunday April 5.
The bigger picture is unequivocally positive, with year-to-date listening (measured as downloads) up 24%, and audience growth up 9%.
Here is nother view of the data, represented as a bar chart:
Podtrac also breaks out top categories, and in the following graphic we can see that News shows have fared the best since the start of 2020:
The full category breakout, plus other charts are available HERE.