Spotify has penned a brand new multi-year partnership cope with controversial podcast host Joe Rogan, whose enormously widespread present will quickly even be accessible on competing platforms, together with YouTube and Apple Podcasts.
Spotify introduced the renewed partnership in a put up on the corporate’s company weblog Friday. Under a previous multimillion-dollar deal, “The Joe Rogan Experience,” had been a Spotify unique since 2020.
The Wall Street Journal first reported the brand new deal on Friday. The newspaper estimated the deal was price as a lot as $250 million over its multiyear time period. It says the pact includes an upfront minimal assure, along with a income sharing settlement primarily based on advert gross sales.
Over the years, Rogan has developed an enormous viewers who take heed to his lengthy, wide-ranging interviews with quite a lot of company, together with comedians, athletes, scientists and conspiracy theorists.
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