Feb 2, 2024 - Economy

Rogan reaches new Spotify deal

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Spotify announced a new multiyear deal to distribute "The Joe Rogan Experience" podcast today, Axios' Sara Fischer writes.

Flashback: Spotify first signed "The Joe Rogan Experience" exclusively back in 2020.

  • At the time, the company was investing much more in bringing popular podcasts exclusively to its platform. It's since backed away from that strategy in light of Wall Street pressure for profits.
  • But Rogan had the most popular podcast in America last year, per Edison Research.

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