Barack and Michelle Obama have struck a multiyear deal with Amazon to create podcasts and shows for its storytelling platform, Audible.
The former first couple recently cut ties with Spotify after reportedly clashing with the streaming giant over exclusivity and how much they were expected to appear in episodes.
Audible will hold exclusive first-look rights to all podcasts created by the Obamas’ production company, Higher Ground. But, unlike with Spotify, the content will be syndicated across multiple podcasting platforms.
The Obamas signed their Spotify deal in 2019 for an undisclosed sum but it is likely to be in the realm of $30million, the amount scored by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle that same year.
Audible has not disclosed how much their new partnership with the Obamas is…
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