Digital Audio story of the week
Ellen DeGeneres is coming to Spotify
According to Spotify Chief Creative Officer Dawn Ostroff, “Ellen supports what she’s passionate about by sharing it with her… audience particularly when it comes to her love of music.”
By teaming up with Spotify, DeGeneres now has acquired a new platform to showcase her passions, “which is why Ostroff believes this “new partnership is such a great fit.” She’ll be curating a variety of playlists, podcasts, and video clips and in return will make on-air plugs for Spotify during her eponymous TV show.
Emma Bunton takes a break from Heart Breakfast
Heart Breakfast co-presenter Emma Bunton has announced she will be stepping down from the daily show whilst on tour with the Spice Girls next year.
Keeley Hawes is Classic FM’s new female station voice
Keeley Hawes is the new female voice of the station alongside the actor Robert Lindsay, who is the male voice of the station.
Deezer expands podcast offering
Deezer has teamed up with Voxnest-owned podcasting platform Spreaker to expand its podcast offering for users in Colombia and Brazil.
As part of the deal, Spreaker brings to Deezer a particularly large library of Spanish-language content from creators in Spain, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina and more.
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