Top 10 Podcasts


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The AI Report

Artie Intel and Micheline Learning report for the AI Report.

Spotify is currently preparing to revolutionize the music streaming industry with the inclusion of a DJ that’s powered by artificial intelligence.

Appy Pie App Builder, the leading mobile app builder platform, has now introduced artificial intelligence (AI) to the app-making process with its new AI App Generator.

Astronomers have picked up eight mysterious radio signals that could be coming from aliens sending messages with technology more advanced than our own.



Pardon My Take

On “Pardon My Take,” Big Cat & PFT Commenter deliver the loudest and most correct sports takes in the history of the spoken word. Daily topics, guests, and an inability to tell what the hosts might be doing will make this your new favorite sports talk show. This is a podcast that will without a doubt change your life for the better- guaranteed, or your money back. Pretend a reggaeton air horn is going off right now



Crime Junkie

If you can never get enough true crime… Congratulations, you’ve found your people.



This American Life

This American Life is an American weekly hour-long radio program produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media and hosted by Ira Glass. It is broadcast on numerous public radio stations in the United States and internationally, and is also available as a free weekly podcast.




If you’ve ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa
Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.



Backstage with Gentry Thomas

Go backstage with Gentry Thomas as he interviews interesting people from celebrity musicians, athletes, even movie stars. The Playground loves Gentry’s cool and laid back interview style and think you will too. Tag along Backstage with Gentry Thomas.




Dateline NBC Podcast

Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.



Up First

NPR’s Up First is the news you need to start your day. The three biggest stories of the day, with reporting and analysis from NPR News — in 10 minutes. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET, with hosts Rachel Martin, Noel King, David Greene and Steve Inskeep. Now available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with hosts Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Scott Simon. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at



NPR News Now

The latest news in five minutes. Updated hourly.




This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.


Ranking is based on Podcast Playground measurement data for Unique Global Monthly Audience. Ranking includes shows featured on the Podcast Playground for the full month for which the ranking is being released.

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