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Amazon Music now streams Podcasts | UPD: Rolls out in India

14 April 2021 1

Update: April 14, 2021

Amazon Prime Music first introduced the podcast feature in September last year. And, today it is launching the same in India as well. The podcast platform will host content from creators like Jay Shetty, Cyrus Broacha, Neil Bhatt, Robin Sharma, Sadhguru, Anupam Gupta, among many others.

The platform will also show content from Amazon Originals as well. These Amazon Original shows will be available in different languages, across genres like motivation, business, technology, comedy, music, fitness, and more. Podcasts are available for Prime members at no additional cost.

The new podcast platform is available on Android and iOS apps of Amazon Prime Music. It can also be accessed from the web player and Echo devices.

Original Post (September 17, 2020)

Amazon has announced the launch of Podcasts inside its music streaming service Amazon Music. The new facility will invite new creators to create content and publish it on Amazon Music. In the beginning, the Podcasts in Amazon Music will also house original shows produced exclusively for Amazon Music and hosted by creators including DJ Khaled, Becky G, Will Smith, Dan Patrick, and more. Also, shows like Crime Junkie, What A Day, Radiolab, Revisionist History, Planet Money, Ear Hustle, Why Won’t You Date Me? with Nicole Byer, and Stuff You Should Know are available at the launch.

While announcing the new Podcasts feature inside its Amazon Music service, the company also revealed that in the future the streaming service will also bring more interesting shows, including Disgraceland coming in February 2021. This show will explore the criminal antics and connections of some of the world’s favorite musicians.

Amazon in its announcement also points out that it has partnered with one of the prolific hit makers of the 21st century, DJ Khaled, and come up with the show “The First One.” The superstar will interview his all-time favorite artists about the hits that made them iconic and eventually legendary.

DJ Khaled said,

We’ll talk about fame, fortune, life, and success. These stories are here to motivate you because everybody starts from somewhere, from the ordinary to extraordinary. Before you get to another one, you got to get to 'The First One,' only on Amazon Music.

More personalities like Becky G and Dan Patrick have shared their ecstasy and experience working with Amazon Music for this wonderful project as well.

Becky G said,

To me, my voice has always been about more than just singing, it's using it for the greater good and creating a destination for change. “In quarantine, with so much time to consider the world around us, it felt like the perfect opportunity to open a new line of communication and pay it forward, and I'm so thankful that Amazon Music and Gema approached me with the opportunity to create this podcast. I'm excited to be joining forces with Amazon Music so we can start to have conversations about looking within to see how we can all be better.

Amazon Music Podcasts are now available on the app for iOS and Android, and on Amazon Echo devices as well at no additional costs. On the web, you can access it by following music.amaon.com/podcasts. The new Podcasts is launching for customers across the U.S., U.K., Germany and Japan.

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Amazon Music now streams Podcasts | UPD: Rolls out in India
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