Top 15 advertisers in May 2021

Each month, Magellan AI analyzes the previous month's podcast advertising data to uncover the top podcast advertisers and where they appeared. Using our proprietary model that relies on Apple's top podcasts, we compile this list and the top 15 movers and shakers.

Rank
Month over Month Rank Change
Advertiser
May Spend
Top Genre
Number of shows detected
1
0
$5,670,000
Society & Culture
532
2
+
$2,340,000
Comedy
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248
3
-
$2,310,000
Sports
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205
4
-
$2,280,000
Society & Culture
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351
5
+
$1,780,000
Sports
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280
6
+
$1,670,000
News
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101
7
+
$1,440,000
Comedy
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156
8
0
$1,440,000
Society & Culture
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361
9
+
$1,430,000
News
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527
10
+
$1,230,000
Comedy
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116
11
-
$1,190,000
Comedy
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81
12
+
$1,130,000
Comedy
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122
13
-
$1,130,000
Society & Culture
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99
14
+
$1,110,000
Comedy
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38
15
+
$1,070000
News
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125
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Methodology

Magellan AI analyzes podcast advertising data from the top 3,000 podcasts in the U.S., as ranked by Apple Podcasts. For parts of this analysis, we relied on Magellan AI’s proprietary model to estimate advertising spend. Our model incorporates a number of factors, including:

• Number of ads and variation in ad load detected for a given episode
• Number of downloads for each episode
• CPM, as reported on select media kits and estimated based on popularity

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Magellan AI creates tools that help marketers at brands like SimpliSafe and ThredUP spend intelligently on podcast advertising. Podcast publishers like WNYC and Audioboom use Magellan to track advertisers spending money in the podcast space.