Meghan Markle Dethrones Joe Rogan From Top of Spotify Charts


Meghan Markle’s new podcast “Archetypes” has risen to the top of Spotify’s podcast charts, taking the top spot of the longtime No. 1 title “The Joe Rogan Experience” in the US.

“Archetypes” has also taken the No. 1 spot on the Spotify charts in Canada, Australia and of course the UK, where the Duchess of Sussex retains a loyal following even after relinquishing royal duties with her husband, Prince Harry. . Markle’s podcast took the UK #1 spot of “Diary of a CEO”, an entrepreneurial podcast hosted by businessman Steve Bartlett.

“Archetypes” also outperformed HBO’s new companion podcast to the “Game of Thrones” spin-off series “House of the Dragon” and “Girls Next Level,” a podcast hosted by “The Girls Next Door” star Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt reflecting on their time at the Playboy Mansion.

In “Archetypes,” Markle discusses the stereotypes faced by women in professional and social settings, with tennis legend Serena Williams as her first guest. The two women discussed the double standards faced by women who are considered “ambitious,” with Williams revealing that Prince Harry was one who helped her decide to retire from tennis after this year’s US Open.

“I think, you know, I think both of us, or the three of us, really know that sometimes the right decision isn’t the easiest decision,” Markle said as the two compared Serena’s retirement to Markle and Harry’s decision to leave. . from royal duties and moving to the US in 2020. “It takes a lot of courage, I think, also to stop something in many ways than sometimes to continue.”

“The Joe Rogan Experience” has consistently been the #1 podcast on Spotify since the comedian and UFC commentator signed an exclusivity deal with the streaming service in May 2020. But “Archetypes” isn’t the first podcast that Rogan of the No. 1 spot.

In September 2021, the premiere episode of the gaming podcast “Banter With Sapnap and Karl Jacobs” topped Rogan, and last May, the fictional series “Batman Unburied” topped Rogan with a superhero story starring “Black Panther” star Winston Duke as Bruce Wayne. and a cast that includes Jason Isaacs, Hasan Minhaj and Gina Rodriguez.

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Christopher Brito is a social media producer and trending writer for The Valley Voice, with a focus on sports and stories related to race and culture.


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