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Joe Rogan knocked out of 1st place as Meghan Markle beats him with Serena Williams Starrer Spotify Podcast

by Meghan Markle The ‘Archetype’ podcast claimed the no. 1 spot on Spotify’s podcast charts, beating the long reign, “The Joe Rogan Experience”.

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The podcast reached No. 1 in 6 markets around the world, including the United States and the United Kingdom. Before this feat was with by Joe Rogan JRE.

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The podcast was the most listened to podcast on Spotify and won first place in the UK, Canada, USA, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

The Archetype vs. JRE Podcast

The inaugural episode saw Markle host Serena Williams on the podcast. The 23rd Grand Slam winner spoke about the many things women face and how they are seen to be ambitious.

LONDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 27: Serena Williams of the United States attends a practice session ahead of The Championships – Wimbledon 2021 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 27, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by AELTC/Pool/Getty Images)

Singer, Mariah Carey will be a guest on the next episode of the podcast.

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Markle has always been vocal about her opinion on female empowerment and through the podcast she tries to promote this narrative.

The JRE, on the other hand, does not have a specific genre for its podcast and guests. Everything under the sun is discussed on the UFC commentator show.

Personalities from different fields appear on the podcast. MMA fighters, Hollywood celebrities, comedians, musicians, psychologists, philosophers, scientists, and the list goes on and on.

Rogan’s podcast has often faced a lot of controversy. The show consistently manages to end up in the headlines. Meghan Markle has also actively voiced his thoughts against Joe Rogan’s podcast for spreading false information related to Covid-19. She also wanted to cancel the comedian’s podcast.

Previously when JRE lost #1 spot

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This is not the first time that JRE has lost its first place. “Batman Unburied”, another famous podcast took the place of Joe Rogan in May 2022. In September 2021, Sapnap and Karl Jacobs reached the number one spot with their podcast “Banter With Sapnap and Karl Jacobs”.

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JRE may not be number 1 right now, but it’s still the biggest podcast on the platform. Spotify bought the exclusive streaming rights to the podcast for nearly $200 million.

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