Starting today, podcasts will be available on the Amazon Prime Music app on Android and iOS, Web player, and Amazon Echo devices at no additional cost for Prime members.
Prime Music announced the launch of podcasts in India, which will be available to all Prime members at no additional cost. Customers will now have access to locally popular shows by creators including Jay Shetty, Cyrus Broacha, Neil Bhatt, Robin Sharma, Sadhguru, Anupam Gupta amongst others as well as international Amazon Originals produced exclusively for Amazon Prime Music customers in multiple languages across motivation, business, technology, comedy, music, fitness and more.
Sahas Malhotra, Director, Amazon Prime Music, India commented on the launch saying, “We are thrilled to launch Podcasts with a myriad of locally and globally popular podcasts on Amazon Prime Music. Starting today, our service will evolve from a place to listen to 70 million songs, ad-free into an immersive destination of music, content, culture, and community. We will continue to invest in enhancing the audio streaming experience for our customers, and today’s launch signals further investment in entertainment and continued evolution of our service as a premiere destination for music and culture.”
Amazon Prime Music has added a versatile mix of shows that cater to varying consumer needs. With the brand’s visual apps on mobile and web, customers will be able to discover new favorites through curated recommendations across top categories, popular podcasts charts, and access to trailers on show pages. Whether listening on mobile, web, or on Echo devices with Alexa, Amazon Prime Music makes it easy for customers to find, start, and continue listening to their favorite podcasts throughout the day.
With the platform, the customers can also ask for the latest episode of their favorite show during their morning wellness routine, resume playback on their phone while working out, and seamlessly move to their Echo device – just by asking Alexa, with no additional sign-in or device linking needed. Customers can also follow their favorite shows and enjoy unlimited offline downloads on the app.
Podcasts are now available to stream on Android, iOS, desktop web player, and Echo devices for all Prime customers.