Spotify inks exclusive $100 million licensing deal with the Joe Rogan Experience podcast

JRE moves to Spotify starting Sept. 1

The Joe Rogan Experience is moving to Spotify.

Host Joe Rogan announced the multi-year licensing agreement deal today.

“I signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Spotify that will start on Sept. 1,” Rogan explained in the video. “Starting on Sept. 1, the entire JRE library will be available on Spotify as well as all the other platforms. Then somewhere around the end of the year, it will be become exclusive to Spotify, including the video version of the podcast.

“It will be the exact same show. I not going to be be an employee of Spotify; We’re going to be working with the same crew doing the exact same show. The only difference will be it will now be available on the largest audio platform in the world.”

Since the Joe Rogan Experience debuted almost 11 years ago, it has consistently ranked amount the most popular podcasts in the world with over 1,400 shows.

Rogan is also known for his work as a stand-up comedian and broadcast analyst work during events for the UFC.

The deal is estimated to be $100 million dollars according to the Wall Street Journal.

@kenaiandrews Spotify inks exclusive $100 million licensing deal with the Joe Rogan Experience podcast

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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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