Artwork for Popcast


The New York Times
Music CommentaryMusicMusic Interviews

The Popcast is hosted by Jon Caramanica, a pop music critic for The New York Times. It covers the latest in popular music criticism, trends and news. Listen to this podcast in New York Times Audio, our new iOS app for news subscribers. Download now at


Do you want to know how many people listen to Popcast? Or perhaps how many downloads it gets? Rephonic has scanned the web and collated all the information we found in our podcast database.

Listen to the audio and view podcast download numbers, contact information, listener demographics and more to help you make better decisions about which podcasts to sponsor or be a guest on.

Our search tool lets you find other similar podcasts that cover the same topic and allows you to compare the figures, so you can be informed when reaching out.

Contact Information
How Many Listeners?
Rephonic gives you listener numbers, social media accounts, contacts and more across 2m+ podcasts.

Latest Episodes

Is it possible for rappers to age gracefully? Where are the new stars? A discussion on the state of the genre and where it may be heading.

23 hours ago

The acclaimed rapper’s first solo album contains no rapping. What does this sharp creative turn reveal about its maker? Guests: GQ's Zach Baron, and Sadie Sartini Garner.

5 days ago

Taking viewer and listener questions on hot topics in pop music.

8 days ago


4 out of 5 stars from 1.8k ratings
  • Love the pod but pls more Lana!

    Pls talk about Lana more often more

    Apple Podcasts
    Australiaa month ago
  • Are These Grown Men?

    I heard the host of this podcast on another show and found him interesting. The topic of THAT episode was music of 1989. more

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago
  • Really?

    This old man talks about Taylor Swift. If you care about music, go elsewhere

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago
  • Little insight and lacking cultural knowledge

    So hard hearing these guys talk about Drake and knowing nothing about Drake or the culture around him and his music. Same feeling in other episode topics

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago
  • Mid Aged Ivy Bros ‘Splain Pop Ft. Football & Microaggresions

    BORING. Feels like getting cornered in the break room at an office, or your yt yuppie self-declared hip hop expert of an uncle overly confidently blathering his predictable micro-aggression laden “analysis” on pop culture. If you’ve ever felt like a conversation on the culture making black women of today needed more football & doritos talk from a man who can’t handle spice and insinuated to Solange she stay in her place & not “bite the hands that feeds”… Well NYT is brave enough to anoint these ... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago

Similar Podcasts

Rolling Stone Music Now
Rolling Stone Music Now Rolling Stone | Cumulus Podcast Network
Pop Pantheon
Pop Pantheon DJ Louie XIV

Chart Rankings

Frequently Asked Questions About Popcast

Where can I find podcast stats for Popcast?

Rephonic provides a wide range of data for two million podcasts so you can understand how popular each one is. See how many people listen to Popcast and access YouTube viewership numbers, download stats, chart rankings, ratings and more.

Simply upgrade your account and use these figures to decide if the show is worth pitching as a guest or sponsor.

How do I find the number of podcast views for Popcast?

There are two ways to find viewership numbers for podcasts on YouTube. First, you can search for the show on the channel and if it has an account, scroll through the videos to see how many views it gets per episode.

Rephonic also pulls the total number of views for each podcast we find a YouTube account for. You can access these figures by upgrading your account and looking at a show's social media section.

How do I find listening figures for Popcast?

Podcast streaming numbers or 'plays' are notoriously tricky to find. Fortunately, Rephonic provides estimated listener figures for Popcast and two million other podcasts in our database.

To check these stats and get a feel for the show's audience size, you'll need to upgrade your account.

How many subscribers does Popcast have?

To see how many followers or subscribers Popcast has, simply upgrade your account. You'll find a whole host of extra information to help you decide whether appearing as a sponsor or guest on this podcast is right for you or your business.

If it's not, use the search tool to find other podcasts with subscriber numbers that match what you're looking for.

How many listeners does Popcast get?

Rephonic provides a full set of podcast information for two million podcasts, including the number of listeners. You can see some of this data for free. But you will need to upgrade your account to access premium data.

How many episodes of Popcast are there?

Popcast launched 18 years ago and published 451 episodes to date. You can find more information about this podcast including rankings, audience demographics and engagement in our podcast database.

How do I contact Popcast?

Our systems regularly scour the web to find email addresses and social media links for this podcast. But in the unlikely event that you can't find what you're looking for, our concierge service lets you request our research team to source better contact information for you.

Where do you get podcast emails for Popcast from?

Our systems scan a variety of public sources including the podcast's official website, RSS feed, and email databases to provide you with a trustworthy source of podcast contact information. We also have our own research team on-hand to manually find email addresses if you can't find exactly what you're looking for.

Where does Rephonic collect Popcast reviews from?

Rephonic pulls reviews for Popcast from multiple sources, including Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Podcast Addict and more.

View all the reviews in one place instead of visiting each platform individually and use this information to decide whether this podcast is worth pitching as a guest or sponsor.

How does Rephonic know which podcasts are like Popcast?

You can view podcasts similar to Popcast by exploring Rephonic's 3D interactive graph. This tool uses the data displayed on the 'Listeners Also Subscribed To' section of Apple Podcasts to visualise connections between shows.