Barack and Michelle Obama’s Amazon Audible deal is worth $20MILLION and will feature them in eight episodes each, experts say – after they ditched Spotify amid fallout over exclusivity and how often they had to appear in shows

  • Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a $20M podcast deal with Audible
  • The couple will need to contribute two shows with an estimated appearance cap of eight episodes each, industry experts allege 
  • The Amazon-owned company will hold exclusive rights to their content, but will also distribute the shows to multiple podcast platforms
  • The deal comes after the Obamas clashed with Spotify over exclusivity and how much they were expected to appear in podcast episodes
  • The Obamas and Audible plan to use their partnership to ‘tell stories that elevate diverse voices’

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