Amazon Music, already hub for music lovers, also offers an enormous selection of diverse, thought-provoking, and humorous podcasts. From compelling true crime narratives to insightful interviews with industry trailblazers, our selection of the top podcasts for 2023 – and the best new podcasts for 2024 -has something for everyone – there’s a podcast for every hobby, interest or mood!
For anyone looking to get their fix of all things creepy and criminal, RedHanded examines horror and true crime stories with the hosts’ Hannah Maguire and Suruthi Bala characteristic humour, rapport and witty commentary.
Whether it’s famous murder trials or stories of the supernatural, Hannah and Suruthi present each macabre story in a unique way and ask the listener to challenge their own opinions on what really might have happened.
A curated feed of the best investigative journalism, Tortoise Investigates covers everything from anti-vax movements, corporate espionage, and cold-case crime. Dive into the secret relationship between Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani, or perhaps a local unsolved murder case on the streets of 1990s Newcastle.
The High Performance Podcast
Ever wondered what it would be like to perform at the highest possible level? High Performance sees broadcast presenter Jake Humphrey and leading high-performance expert Professor Damian Hughes speak to athletes, authors and entertainers about the keys to their success.
Whether it’s a certain mindset, level of confidence or a method of navigating adversity, listen along as Jake and Damian unpick and unlock the secrets of those at the top of their careers.
A double-act from British comedians Rob Beckett and Josh Widdicombe, Parenting Hell releases episodes twice a week in which the two comics share tales of parenting strife, and talk to other celebrity parents about how they’re coping, or not coping, and the highs and lows of parenting life.
This Amazon Originals podcast dives into what the biggest figures in black British music and culture are thinking right now. Hosts Zeze Millz and David “Sideman” Whitely cover everything about the UK’s Black music industry and much more, speaking to lively, big-time guests like Busta Rhymes and Big Narstie to give their own takes on the hottest issues of the week.
The Therapy Crouch
A hit podcast designed to help you feel better, join hosts Peter Crouch and Abbey Clancy for weekly episodes of The Therapy Crouch, where they discuss the trials and tribulations that they and listeners experience in the world of complex relationships. A safe space where nothing is off limits, expect tears, trauma and tantrums – alongside plenty of laughs.
For anyone with a confession to make – author and journalist Candice Brathwaite and actress Coco Sarel are ready to hear it. Step into Closet Confessions to drop truth bombs and hidden secrets, and maybe get some advice in return. Whether it’s bad behaviour, dodgy dates or controversial opinions – sometimes you just can’t hold it in any longer.
Maybe don’t listen to this one by yourself. Ghost Story host Tristan Redman doesn’t believe in ghosts, but weird things happened in his childhood bedroom when he was a teenager. When he discovers that, years later, the subsequent occupants of the same house have been visited by the ghost of a faceless woman, he’s curious to say the least. Jump on the ghost train for a dive into the past, including forgotten family histories, supernatural sightings, and even murder.
Step behind the closed doors of British politics with George Osborne and Ed Balls, two seasoned politicians who have battled it out across the despatch box more than once. Political Currency sees the two discuss the decisions that affect the nations pockets with the knowledge and experience that comes with serving at the highest level of Westminster politics.
Grace Keeling, best-known as GK Barry, lets listeners in on her personal life in this intimate and hilarious podcast about her university escapades and daily life. Nothing is off-limits, with topics ranging from the biggest “icks” to dirty bedroom habits. Guests have included reality TV stars and other successful influencers, with new episodes every Wednesday.