Most Popular Shows on Apple Podcasts to Follow in 2024

Apple podcast is an excellent app for searching, listening to, and following the most popular podcasts in the world. Here's the best show to check out on Apple Podcasts in 2023

1. The Bill Simmons Podcast

‎The Bill Simmons Podcast on Apple Podcasts
‎Sport · 2023

This is one of the most popular sports Apple podcasts hosted by Bill Simmons. He is doing the most downloaded sports podcasts ever with an enormous army of celebrities, media members, and sportsmen also together with his family and friends. Recorded by the Ringer.

2. Ghost Story

‎Ghost Story on Apple Podcasts
‎True Crime · 2023

Ghost Story is a seven-part podcast series produced by Wondery and Pineapple Street Studios. The show is hosted by Tristan Redman, a seasoned journalist who doesn’t believe in ghosts. The podcast explores family secrets, overwhelming coincidences, and the things that come back to haunt us.

3. Morrison Mysteries

‎Morrison Mysteries on Apple Podcasts
‎True Crime · 2023

Morrison Mysteries is a podcast hosted by Keith Morrison, a Canadian broadcast journalist and NBC News correspondent. The show features classic works of fiction that are narrated by Morrison himself . The stories are suspenseful and chilling, with themes of betrayal, love, jealousy, and rage. The first season of the podcast premiered on October 23, 2023, with Morrison’s reading of Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” .

4. Heavyweight

‎Heavyweight on Apple Podcasts
‎Society & Culture · 2023

Made by Spotify Studios, this podcast is created and produced by American-Canadian humorist Jonathan Goldstein. The show is about helping people try to resolve a moment from their past that they wish they could change. In each episode, Goldstein attempts to help a guest find closure for an unresolved question in their lives. The guests are typically ordinary people, not celebrities. The show’s name “Heavyweight” is meant to suggest the emotional burdens that we carry around, as well as "the connotation of the boxer juxtaposed with the connotation of me…the non-boxer".

5. The Thing About Helen & Olga

‎The Thing About Helen & Olga on Apple Podcasts
‎True Crime · 2023

This Apple podcast is about two old and very kind ladies, who are very open-hearted and willing to help ruined men and seem to be two angels sent from heaven. But later one of these men is killed by a driver and the second follows him, it becomes horrifying. This podcast is recorded by NBC News.

6․ Strangeland

‎Strangeland on Apple Podcasts
‎True Crime · 2023

Strangeland is a new and the most popular Apple podcast that is about different stories of immigrant blocks. Ben Adair, an investigative journalist, and Sharon Choi, a world-known interpreter, examine neighborhoods that the police couldn't reach. The Western Sound records it.

7. The Ramsey Show

‎The Ramsey Show on Apple Podcasts
‎Business · 2023

Another top-rated Apple podcast is The Ramsey Show. It is a three-hour podcast hosted by finance specialist and author Dave Ramsey. He does live calls on different financial themes, discusses money-related stories with the callers. He is famous as a debt collector. Ramsey attempts to go deep into the mathematical mechanism and support his audience at a high level.

8. The Daily

‎The Daily on Apple Podcasts
‎News · 2023

This is the most popular informative Apple podcast, recorded by The New York Times, about the hottest news told by the best journalist. It is hosted by Michael Barbaro. You can start your day at 6. am with the freshest news with this podcast.

9. Where Should We Begin? with Esther Perel

‎Where Should We Begin? with Esther Perel on Apple Podcasts
‎Society & Culture · 2023

This is another popular Apple podcast that is about family therapy.  Esther Perel is a therapist who examines different couples and reveals the most personal, intimate, and complicated problems of relationships and tries to help them recover, going deep into the problem. Recorded by Gimlet Media.

10. This American Life

‎This American Life on Apple Podcasts
‎Society & Culture · 2023

This apple podcast is a public radio show that has 2.2 million listeners on around 500 stations. It is about different kinds of stories. Most of the subscribers download the podcast. The host is Ira Glass. It is produced in cooperation with Chicago Public Media, broadcasted to The Public Radio Exchange stations. It has won the most major award in broadcasting.

11. We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle

‎We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle on Apple Podcasts
‎Society & Culture · 2023

This Apple podcast is done by Glennon Doyle, who is the author of the book “ We Can Do Hard Things”, released at the start of the Pandemic. It was a disaster for everyone and a stressful period for all people and this podcast is meant to reveal each hard story to the audience, help each other, give advice, support or just hear the story, not leave alone the person with the problem.

12. Fresh Air

‎Fresh Air on Apple Podcasts
‎Arts · 2023

Fresh air podcasts belong to the contemporary art category of Apple podcasts. It is one of the most popular programs hosted by Terry Gross. It was the most popular and downloaded podcast on iTunes in 2016.

13. Radiolab

‎Radiolab on Apple Podcasts
‎Science · 2023

Radiolab Apple podcast focuses on topics of political, scientific, and philosophical nature. It intends to approach difficult spheres of life such as “time” and “morality”. It is hosted by Lulu Miller, Jad Abumrad, and Latif Nasser. It is also known for creative sound design and merging information with music. Radiolab won  National Academies Communication Award in 2007 "for use of radio to spread science to broad audiences".

14. Drink Champs

‎Drink Champs on Apple Podcasts
‎Music · 2023

N.O.R.E, a former Queens rapper, and DJ EFN, a hip-hopper from Miami, founded this Apple podcast for informal conversation and storytelling. The guests and hosts have a light-hearted conversation about the past paths of their success, live episode, friendship, and epochal moment of their careers.

15. BiggerPockets

‎BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast on Apple Podcasts
‎Business · 2023

Biggerpockets is a real estate Apple podcast that has an educational form for real estate investment. The founder is Joshua Dorkin, the co-hosts are David Greene and Brandon Turner. They host different investors and other real estate professionals every week to provide professional advice on financial strategies for different spheres.

16. The Breakfast Club

‎The Breakfast Club on Apple Podcasts
‎Comedy · 2023

The Breakfast Club belongs to the comedy category of Apple podcasts. Hosted by Angela Yee, DJ Envy, and Charlamagne the God, every morning with the fresh gossip of celebrities, especially within the hip hop industry, as well as dating, politics, and other daily important issues.

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