BBC podcasts to be available on Amazon Music outside UK

BBC podcasts will be available on Amazon Music for the first time outside the UK in a new deal between the streaming service and the BBC.

The BBC’s complete catalogue from BBC Studios, BBC Public Service, and the BBC World Service will be available with ads on Amazon Music’s ad-supported free tier.

Prime and Amazon Music Unlimited services will have access to over 50 of the BBC’s most popular podcasts ad-free, including titles such as Americast, BBC Global News Podcast, Dua Lipa: At Your Service, The Global Story, Infinite Monkey Cage, Planet Premier League, and World of Secrets.

Louise la Grange, SVP Audio, Digital News & Streaming, BBC Studios said: “Whether it’s a rundown of today’s headlines for the morning commute or a dose of true crime for a long road trip, we have something for everyone.

“Audio storytelling has long been our strength as a global content producer, and with this partnership, we are thrilled to bring our BBC podcasts to even wider audiences. We invite Amazon Music listeners to explore the BBC’s premium audio storytelling and discover their new favorite podcast with us.”

Shea Simpson, Head of Podcast Business, Amazon Music added: “Amazon Music is thrilled to offer our global listeners the full catalogue of BBC podcasts outside of the UK.

“BBC’s premium British programmes are a fan-favourite, and we’re excited to make 50 of their top titles available ad-free for Prime members and Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers.”