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Spotify Launches Clubhouse Competitor and Creator Fund for Live Interactive Audio

Spotify on Wednesday launched its Clubhouse competitor, the Spotify Greenroom, and opened up applications for a creator fund for live audio creators on the platform. The launch comes three…

Spotify Lands Multi-Year Deal With Alexandra Cooper for ‘Call Her Daddy’ Podcast

Spotify has landed a multi-year deal with Alexandra Cooper for her hit podcast, Call Her Daddywhich will leave Barstool Sports and head to Spotify exclusively on July 21. As part of the…

Spotify’s “Discovery Mode” Being Probed by House Judiciary Committee

A new feature Spotify is testing out in a pilot program has caught Congress’ attention. Discovery Mode, which was first announced in the fall, lets artists and labels agree to take a lower…

YouTube Says It Has Paid $4B to Music Industry in Last 12 Months

YouTube has paid more than $4 billion to the music industry in the past 12 months, according to a letter sent by Lyor Cohen, the streaming video service’s top music executive. That $4…

Dax Shepard’s ‘Armchair Expert’ Launches Exclusive Spotify Partnership

Dax Shepard’s popular Armchair Expert podcast has inked an exclusive deal, moving to Spotify. The award-winning podcast, co-hosted by actor, filmmaker and comedian Shepard and…

Joe Rogan Walks Back COVID-19 Comments: “I Am Not an Anti-Vax Person”

"I am not a respected source of information," the Spotify podcast host said Thursday.

Spotify Hit 158 Million Paid Subscribers at End of March

The 356 million total active monthly users hit the firm's target range but were "modestly below our internal expectations." Podcasting continues to be a focus, with the 'Joe Rogan Experience'…

Canada to Start Collecting Digital Tax from U.S. Tech Giants

Foreign platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Spotify will contribute 3 percent of their local revenues via a "digital services tax," starting on Jan. 1, 2022.

The Ringer, Gimlet Media Ratify First Collective Bargaining Agreements With Spotify

The agreement provides minimum salaries, sets restrictions on the use of outside contractors in bargaining unit positions and provides a minimum 2 percent annual raise for covered employees.

Sources: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Tap Ben Browning to Lead Production Company

The couple have hired the president of film and television production at FilmNation to shepherd their rich deal at Netflix, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter.

Gimlet’s ‘Reply All’ Halts Production on Bon Appetit Miniseries

The series — dubbed 'The Test Kitchen' — won't move forward after the departure of 'Reply All' reporter Sruthi Pinnamaneni and host P.J. Vogt.

Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen Launch Spotify Podcast

'Renegades: Born in the USA' will tackle topics including race, fatherhood, marriage and the state of America.