Southern Cross Media Group Ltd.

10/13/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/13/2021 00:30


The Hamish & Andy podcast on LiSTNR has topped the September All Australian Top 100 Podcasts Ranker^ again, as the LISTNR Audience Network's podcast listeners reach 2.73 million listeners a month*.

LiSTNR again had more podcasts in the Top 20 Podcast Ranker than any other publisher. As well as Hamish & Andy taking out the Number One listened to podcast, other LiSTNR podcasts in the Top 20 included The Howie Games, Triple M Footy AFL, Rush Hour with JB and Billy, The Briefing and The Scorecard with Liam Flanagan.

Other LiSTNR podcasts ranked in the top 50 included The National Briefing, Just The Gist, The Marty Sheargold Show, Triple M Rocks Footy NRL, Hamish & Andy's Remembering Project, Matt & Alex All Day Breakfast, Moonman in the Morning, Motley Fool Money, The Rush Hour with MG & Liam and Molloy.

SCA creates and publishes and more original digital audio content than any other company in Australia and these results show that audiences are listening to premium, original Aussie content.

"As Australia's biggest creator and publisher of audio content, we are thrilled to see Hamish & Andy retain their No. 1 podcast in Australia. As well as having the most podcasts in the top 20 Australian podcasts, all of those podcasts have improved their ranking, demonstrating that our breadth of content is resonating with listeners with a great mix between original podcasts and our radio and sport podcasts," SCA Chief Content Officer, Dave Cameron, said.

"LiSTNR's personalised digital audio ecosystem for both audiences and advertisers across the SCA network reaches more than 4 million Australians. Streaming hours and time spent listening across our radio brands, podcasts, news and music continues to grow and as new audiences use the LiSTNR App we are gaining further insights into their behaviour and needs. This in turn leads to improved content curation and creation, whilst offering advertisers targeted advertising opportunities" SCA General Manager Digital Audio, Grant Tothill, said.

Launched in February, LiSTNR is a curated and personalised free app offering radio, podcasts, music, and news, creating a new audio destination for all Australians. LiSTNR houses more than 125 premium original local, national, and global podcasts, live radio streams, radio podcasts and digital music stations from the Hit and Triple M networks, 25 music streaming channels, five weekly music podcasts and on-demand audio News and Info services.

* Triton Podcast Metrics September 2021 vs September 2020
^Australian Podcast Ranker All Australian Top 100 Podcasts - September 2021

About LiSTNR

LiSTNR is a curated and personalised, free app offering radio, podcasts, music, and news, creating a new audio destination for all Australians. Featuring a fun and intuitive onboarding process, LiSTNR delivers an audio destination that is built for individual listeners' routines and preferences. Highly personalised, it provides listeners a new world of audio entertainment, with their own daily feed of audio and easy discovery of new content through curated recommendations. Available across a large array of devices including both iOS and Android, CarPlay and Android Auto, Google Assistant and Alexa and Android TV, LiSTNR enables a fantastic listening experience, anytime and anywhere. Open your Ears to a new world of audio - download the free app today.