100 Best Podcasts in 2022 Picked from Top 4 Podcast Directories!

Do you already have your must-listen podcasts for 2022?

We thought you could be too busy to construct your list of top podcasts during this Christmas time, so we’ve decided to help you with that.

Below, we’ve picked up the 100 best podcasts from the top charts of Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Chartable Podcast. This should be enough to keep you engaged during the whole of 2022. Enjoy!

25 Best Podcasts from Chartable Podcast

Chartable Podcast uses IAB V2-certified audience size measurement to update the trending podcast lists every week.

#1 Crime Junkie - Listen Now!

#2 My Favorite Murder - Listen Now!

#3 The Ben Shapiro Show - Listen Now!

#4 Stuff You Should Know - Listen Now!

#5 Dateline NBC - Listen Now!

#6 SmartLess - Listen Now!

#7 Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend - Listen Now!

#8 Hidden Brain - Listen Now!

#9 Pod Save America - Listen Now!

#10 Around the NFL - Listen Now!

#11 The Dan Bongino Show - Listen Now!

#12 Freakonomics Radio - Listen Now!

#13 Behind the Bastards - Listen Now!

#14 Behind the Bastards - Listen Now!

#15 The Jordan Harbinger Show - Listen Now!

#16 Monday Morning Podcast - Listen Now!

#17 The Breakfast Club - Listen Now!

#18 The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast - Listen Now!

#19 On Purpose with Jey Shetty - Listen Now!

#20 The Bible in a Year - Listen Now!

#21 Leyendas Legendarias - Listen Now!

#22 The Rachel Maddow Show - Listen Now!

#23 Today, Explained - Listen Now!

#24 Something Was Wrong - Listen Now!

#25 Anatomy of Murder - Listen Now!

25 Best Podcasts from Apple Podcasts

Apple Podcasts updates its top chart weekly, considering the total number of subscribers of the show and the growth rate of subscribers.

#26 The Bible Recap - Listen Now!

#27 Morbid: A True Crime Podcast- Listen Now!

#28 Honeydew Me - Listen Now!

#29 Lost Hills - Listen Now!

#30 The Daily - Listen Now!

#31 Up First - Listen Now!

#32 Harsh Reality: The Story of Miriam Rivera - Listen Now!

#33 American Radical - Listen Now!

#34 Gone South - Listen Now!

#35 We Can Do Hard Things With Glennon Doyle - Listen Now!

#36 Joe Rogan Experience Review Podcast - Listen Now!

#37 Maintenance Phase - Listen Now!

#38 Lex Fridman Podcast - Listen Now!

#39 The Always Sunny Podcast - Listen Now!

#40 This American Life - Listen Now!

#41 Radiolab - Listen Now!

#42 Murdaugh Murders Podcast - Listen Now!

#43 Suspect - Listen Now!

#44 Fresh Air - Listen Now!

#45 American Scandal - Listen Now!

#46 This is Actually Happening - Listen Now!

#47 A Slight Change of Plans - Listen Now!

#48 The Thing About Helen and Olga - Listen Now!

#49 The Bill Simmons Podcast - Listen Now!

#50 The McCullough Report - Listen Now!

25 Best Podcasts from Spotify

Spotify ranks the podcasts based on the overall follower counts of the podcast and the number of unique listeners who subscribed lately.

#51 Distractible - Listen Now!

#52 Lights Out Podcast - Listen Now!

#53 Anything Goes With Emma Chamberlain - Listen Now!

#54 Murder, Mystery and Makeup - Listen Now!

#55 Call Her Daddy - Listen Now!

#56 Heavyweight - Listen Now!

#57 Mile Higher - Listen Now!

#58 The Tim Dillon Show - Listen Now!

#59 Dark History - Listen Now!

#60 Serial Killers - Listen Now!

#61 2 Bears 1 Cave - Listen Now!

#62 Rotten Mango - Listen Now!

#63 Armchair Expert with Dax Shpeard - Listen Now!

#64 Ladies & Tangents - Listen Now!

#65 Last Podcast on the Left - Listen Now!

#66 Impauslive with Logan Paul - Listen Now!

#67 The Mindset Mentor - Listen Now!

#68 Unlocking Us With Brene Brown - Listen Now!

#69 NPR News Now - Listen Now!

#70 Scary Horror Stories by Dr. NoSleep - Listen Now!

#71 Murder with My Husband - Listen Now!

#72 Scary Story Podcast - Listen Now!

#73 Stiff Socks - Listen Now!

#74 Ologies with Alie Ward - Listen Now!

#75 Therapy Gecko - Listen Now!

25 Best Podcasts from Google Podcasts

Google Podcasts makes the list of top shows for the specific period based on the play counts, audience retention by episode segment, etc.

#76 TED Talks Daily - Listen Now!

#77 Planet Money - Listen Now!

#78 Das Coronavirus - Update von NDR Info - Listen Now!

#79 Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell me - Listen Now!

#80 The Economist Podcasts - Listen Now!

#81 Your Mum’s House - Listen Now!

#82 KadhaiPodcast’s PonniySelvan - Listen Now!

#83 Fake Doctors Real Friends - Listen Now!

#84 The Rewatchables - Listen Now!

#85 Bad Friends - Listen Now!

#86 The Ron Burgundy Podcast - Listen Now!

#87 Lew Later - Listen Now!

#87 Land of Giants - Listen Now!

#88 Forgotten: Women of Juarez - Listen Now!

#89 Invisibilia - Listen Now!

#90 Missing on 9/11 - Listen Now!

#91 The Sporkful - Listen Now!

#92 Code Switch - Listen Now!

#93 7 Good Minutes Daily Self-Improvement Podcast - Listen Now!

#94 DuoLingo Spanish Podcast - Listen Now!

#95 Science Vs - Listen Now!

#96  The Art of Manliness - Listen Now!

#97 Life Kit - Listen Now!

#98 Philosophize This - Listen Now!

#99 The Happiness Lab - Listen Now!

#100 FT News Briefing - Listen Now!

Here we are with the 100 best podcasts according to the most active listeners in the top podcast directories. The list includes shows from different niches so that everyone is sure to find something of their taste. Happy listening!

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