Posted in TILs by Miika on July 18, 2020
Spotify has recently introduced two new charts for its Podcasts section.
They’re called ‘Top Podcasts’ and ‘Trending Podcasts’ and include a collection of shows that have the most listeners in a certain region or country.
The popular music streaming service already has this feature available for its web interface for some time now.
Thanks to this latest update podcasts charts are available on mobile too. The new guides have been update for both Spotify iOS and Android platforms.
Top Podcasts is a collection of the 200 most listened shows from your country. Trending Podcasts highlights 50 shows that are currently booming and experience audiences that rise quickly.
How To Browse Top & Trending Podcasts In Spotify
Before starting make sure that you run the most recent Spotify version for your device.
Direct download link for iOS is available here.
1. Open the Spotify app on your iPhone, iPad or other smartphone.
2. Tap on the Search tab, available in the bottom-menu.
3. Select the Podcasts section.
4. Tap on ‘Podcast Charts’ in Categories.
5. Browse for Top Podcasts and Trending Podcasts.
Fact: If you’re a podcast creator you’ll receive a notification on your Spotify Creator dashboard if your show starts trending. You have the option to turn it into a visual card, that can be shared on social media for even more exposure and fame!
Spotify Top Podcasts Not Showing Up
Why aren’t Trending Podcasts available in my Spotify account? It’s a common question that we get these days. You have to know that the new charts have been recently rolled out and they’re available only in 26 markets worldwide. This means that some regions or countries don’t support this Spotify feature yet.
On the other side, popular podcast markets like the U.S., U.K., Australia, Germany, Mexico, Brazil and Sweden offer even more in depth data. ‘Top Podcasts’ are available by category allowing users to easier find high quality shows that interest them.
What do you prefer Spotify or Apple Music? Why? Let us know in the comments section available below!
Related: Do you know that Spotify Group Session allows you to share the control of music playback with other listeners that are nearby?