Joe Rogan has just changed the world of podcasting. In a major announcement on Tuesday, podcast host The Joe Rogan Experience revealed that he had signed an exclusive deal with Spotify. This means that by the end of the year, Rogan will be removing its podcast library from all other platforms – including YouTube and iTunes.
Before episode # 1476 – which included a conversation with comedian Patton Oswalt – Rogan told his audience that he had signed the deal with Spotify, then gave some details on how things were going to change. Joe Rogan Is Done With YouTube, Signs Exclusive $ 100 Million Deal With Spotify For The JRE Podcast
“Hello everyone, I have an announcement. The podcast moves to Spotify. I have signed a multi-year license agreement with Spotify which will start on September 1, ”said Rogan. “From September 1, the entire JRE library will be available on Spotify as well as on all other platforms. Then, towards the end of the year, it will become exclusive to Spotify, including the video version of the podcast. ”
Rogan added that the show will not change and that he will not be an employee of Spotify. He explained that they will continue to do the exact same show with the same team, and the only difference will be that the podcast will only be available on the world’s largest audio platform.