Joseph James Rogan widely known as Joe Rogan is a comedian, television host and mixed martial commentator. He has become one of the most influential podcast host in these recent years.
In 2009, Joe Rogan launched his podcast, “The Joe Rogan Experience.” The podcast is being quoted as most popular and viewed more than other traditional media sources. His show consistently tops the Apple Podcast’s rankings.
Over the past years, we have seen Spotify spending huge chunks of money in acquiring podcasts to make them exclusive to their platform. This shows Spotify’s long time commitment in podcasting format.
Spotify has signed “The Joe Rogan Experience” for a multi-year licensing agreement for a time frame which is unknown currently. The deal will probably be worth more than $100 million dollars considering the milestones and performance metrics, according to the person familiar.
Rogan’s complete library, dating back 11 years, will be available on Spotify post September 1, and will become exclusive to the service before the end of the year. “The talk series has long been the most-searched-for podcast on Spotify,” according to the service.
Joe Rogan announced the deal saying that, “We’re going to be working with the same crew doing the exact same show. I will not be an employee of Spotify.” He also added, “The only will be it will be added on largest audio platform in the world.”
This acquisition will have a huge impact on people listening to it on YouTube platform as a video cast. Fans will have no other legal option than signing up on Spotify after being exclusive. Details of the deal including the duration haven’t been disclosed yet.
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