Prime members will enjoy an increase to millions of songs in shuffle mode, ad-free, and at no additional cost to their membership
Prime members will also get access to the largest selection of ad-free top podcasts available, including the Wondery catalogue of premium shows, podcasts from the CBC and Sportsnet, and exclusive shows including MrBallen Podcast: Strange, Dark & Mysterious Stories, and the all-new original podcast created by superstar Keke Palmer, Baby, This is Keke Palmer, premiering worldwide on Amazon Music today
Canadian relevant podcasts including Canadian True Crime, SmartLess, 32 Thoughts: The Podcast, Sans Filtre Podcast, Front Burner, and Under The Influence will also be available ad-free
SEATTLE—November 1, 2022—Today, Amazon Music has expanded its offering for Prime members, bringing them all the music you love and top podcasts ad-free, at no additional cost to their membership. With today’s news, Prime members can shuffle play any artist, album, or playlist, plus stream a selection of All-Access playlists on demand. Prime members can also access the largest catalogue of ad-free top podcasts, including the Amazon Exclusive shows MrBallen Podcast: Strange, Dark & Mysterious Stories,and Baby, this is Keke Palmer,premiering worldwide exclusively on Amazon Music today. Prime members can get the Amazon Music app here to begin streaming.
“When Amazon Music first launched for Prime members, we offered an ad-free catalogue of 2 million songs, which was completely unique for music streaming at the time,” said Steve Boom, VP of Amazon Music. “We continue to innovate on behalf of our customers, and to bring even more entertainment to Prime members, on top of the convenience and value they already enjoy. We can’t wait for members to experience not only a massively expanded catalogue of songs, but also the largest selection of ad-free top podcasts anywhere, at no additional cost to their membership.”
The most ad-free top podcasts, plus new exclusive shows
Starting today, Prime members can listen to the most top podcasts ad-free and on demand, including shows they already know and love from the CBC, Sportsnet, The Apostrophe Network,Studio SF, and Canadaland. Ad-free shows include the Wondery catalogue of premium, binge-worthy podcasts including Dr. Death, SmartLess, and Even the Rich, and new Amazon Exclusive shows including MrBallen Podcast: Strange, Dark & Mysterious Stories; Suspect: Vanished in the Snow; COLD Season 3: The Search for Sheree; Killer Psyche Daily; I Hear Fear, narrated by Academy Award-nominated actress Carey Mulligan; and a weekly bonus episode of The Old Man and the Three, hosted by former NBA player JJ Redick. Today is also the global premiere of the Amazon Exclusive podcast series Baby, this is Keke Palmer, from the actress and multi-hyphenate entrepreneur Keke Palmer (NOPE). Prime members can join Keke each week as she geeks out with friends, family, celebrity guests, and some esteemed experts, and journey down the rabbit hole into her insatiable quest for answers, opinions, and the tea on everything.
In addition to new and exclusive ad-free podcasts, listeners will begin to see a new look for the Amazon Music app, including the new Podcast Previews feature, which lets customers easily preview a short, digestible soundbite from a podcast episode, allowing them to quickly discover and find new podcasts through simple swipes. Podcast Previews delivers curated clips designed to introduce new listeners to podcasts, and make it easier for existing podcast fans to find their next favourite show and quickly catch up on topics of interest.
A new music experience for Prime members
Starting today, Prime members will now be able to stream even more music than ever before, with an expanded catalogue of millions of songs, available in shuffle mode entirely ad-free. Prime members can discover more new music and podcasts based on their likes; shuffle play any artist, album, or playlist in the catalogue; stream a collection of All-Access playlists tailored to personalized listening preferences on demand and download them for offline listening. Members can also upgrade to the Amazon Music Unlimited tier to pick and play your favourite songs, ad-free in HD and Ultra HD quality, and a growing catalogue of music in Spatial audio. Learn more here.
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About Amazon Music
Amazon Music is an immersive audio entertainment service that connects fans, artists, and creators through music, podcasts, and culture. Amazon Music brings fans closer to what they love, with curated and personalized playlists, artist livestreams, artist merch, and Amazon Exclusive podcasts. Prime members get access to millions of songs in shuffle mode, All-Access playlists, plus the largest catalogue of top ad-free podcasts, included with their membership. Customers can upgrade to Amazon Music Unlimited for full, on-demand access to millions of songs in HD and a growing catalogue of Ultra HD and Spatial audio. Anyone can listen to Amazon Music by downloading the free Amazon Music app, or wherever they listen to music including Alexa-enabled devices. Learn more at http://www.amazonmusic.ca/.
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