With a large number of readers in the U.S. scanning through magazine, the number of publication houses in growing steadily shouldn’t come as a surprise. It is a known fact that American audiences love reading on a variety of subjects. Apart from being active on social networking sites, a large number of Americans also spend time reading magazines. The U.S. has the highest number of magazine subscribers in the world. Magazines related to home decoration, food, health, lifestyle, news, fashion, and people have a huge following in the U.S.
A number of magazines published in the U.S. are aimed at attractingwomen readership. With majority of magazine readers in U.S, and around the world being women, it shouldn’t come as a surprise why the number of magazine publication houses coming up each year is catering to women’s preferences.
American households love to spend their time reading magazines. A majority of Americans love read through a magazine during their spare time. It’s least surprising why the number of magazine publication houses is growing each year. What magazines do Americans love to read? The next few lines will reveal what you are eager to know
20 most popular magazines in the U.S
The magazines that are preferred by readers in the U.S may come as a surprise to many.
1. Better Homes and Gardens
Recent surveys reveal that ‘Better Homes and Gardens’ is the most read magazine in the U.S. This magazine showcases various aspects of home improvement, gardening, decoration, cooking, crafts, healthy living, lifestyle and entertainment. This monthly publication by Meredith Corporation is the most popular magazine in the U.S. Majority of the readership of this magazine comes from women.
2 Readers Digest
One of the most popular magazines around the world, Readers Digest is the second most popular magazine in the US. This family magazine caters to general interests of individuals and is known for its excellent content. This consumer magazine is popular with men and women belonging to various age groups.
3. Good Housekeeping
This magazine focuses on home and lifestyle, health, diet and recipes, Good housekeeping is woman’s magazine that has a huge following among women in their thirties. Owned by Hearst Corporation, this is one among the many magazines that most American women read during their spare time.
4. Game informer
As the name suggests, this magazine throws detailed perspective on different aspects related to the world of gaming. Game informer is a monthly publication that shares news, articles and reviews about the latest games and gaming consoles. Hugely popular among gaming enthusiasts, this magazine has more than 3 million subscribers.
5. Ladies’ Home Journal
This is another women’s magazine that has a large number of subscribers in the U.S. Ladies’ Health Journal focuses on women, health, diet, recipes and home. This magazine is known to sell-off stands rather quickly.
6. National Geographic
This magazine has a cult following around the world. In the U.S., the National Geographic magazine has a large number of subscribers. Articles and news on culture, photography, history, geography, science, and current events are popular with readers of this magazine.
7. Family Circle
Family Circle is another woman’s magazine that scores high on the popularity charts. This magazine contains news and articles on a variety of subjects. Because of its informative and unique content, this magazine has a large number of subscribers in the U.S.
8. People magazine
Another magazine that disappears of counters quickly is People magazine. This magazine has over 4 million subscribers. Sought after for its celebrity write ups, this magazine also offers an interesting perspective on human interest stories.
9. Time Magazine
A news magazine that is published weekly, Time magazine has an audience of over 20 million inthe U.S. The news coverage and articles on eminent personalities from around the world is what makes this magazine popular with readers.
10. Woman’s day
This woman’s magazine is popular among women of all age groups. This magazine covers subjects such as fashion, food, beauty, diet, nutrition and women.
This magazine has a cult following among married and single women. Redbook is a woman’s magazine that contains articles on guidance and counseling. Stories about women hardship are extremely popular among readers of this magazine.
Cosmopolitan is a popular magazine globally. In the U.S. this magazine has a large following among both young and old women. The magazine primarily offers articles on health, careers, sex, beauty, fashion, and celebrities
This magazine offers a thoughtful perspective on parenting. Mothers with young kids love reading articles featured in this magazine. Articles about child-care, pregnancy, child health, nutrition, marriage, beauty and counseling in this magazine are popular with readers.
This magazine too is popular with women in the U.S. Glamour is a magazine is sought after by women between the age 25 and 50. The magazine contains articles on various subjects that appeal to women.
15. O, The Oprah Magazine
In a short span of time, O: The Oprah Magazine has earned a cult following. Since its first issue in 2000, this magazine has surprised critics with its popularity among readers. Women have taken an instant liking to this magazine because of its quality content.
16. Martha Stewart Living
This is another popular magazine with women. Martha Stewart Living magazine attracts audiences that love home decoration, fashion and interiors designing. The magazine offers excellent inputs and tips for home decoration.
This magazine focuses on various aspects of health and lifestyle. Prevention has a large number of subscribers globally. The subjects covered in this magazine include, beauty, cooking exercise, nutrition and food.
18. TV Guide
TV Guide is a popular magazine in the U.S that offers timings and listings of TV shows. Apart from listings and TV shows, the magazine offers readers news and articles about celebrities, film reviews, celebrity interviews, crossword puzzles and gossip.
19. Men’s Health
Men’s health is one of the highest selling men’s magazines in the world. This magazine covers topics that include health, sexuality, and fitness. This magazine is popular with men in the age group 20-40.
This magazine has a huge global following. Published bi-weekly, Fortune contains news and articles related to business. This magazine is popular with entrepreneurs and businessmen all over the world.