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Spotify’s exclusivity era nears its end

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Call Her Daddy is getting wide distribution

It’s very nearly the end of the exclusivity era for Spotify. The audio streamer announced today that Call Her Daddy, Spotify’s second-most-popular original podcast, is getting wide distribution across podcast platforms. Call Her Daddy was one of only two remaining Spotify exclusives, along with Rogan. The arrangement could be an indication of what is to come for Rogan as his contract is up for renewal.

There is a slight twist to the deal: Spotify is still hanging on to the video version of Call Her…

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