Updates

August 2021

Podcast Subscriptions now available to all creators in the U.S.

The expansion comes packed with improvements to the creator (and listener!) experience
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August 2021

How to choose the right rating for your podcast—and why it’s important

No matter how you choose to express yourself through your podcast, it’s important to stay mindful of content or language that some listeners may find inappropriate. That’s why we’ve made it easy to mark your episodes ‘Explicit’ or ‘Clean.’
August 2021

Music + Talk expands to 15 countries, with a new look and feel

Adding Spotify music to your show is more seamless and robust than ever—and now available in new markets across Asia, Europe, and Latin America
May 2021

Podcasts and Copyrighted Content — Respecting Everyone's Rights

Copyright can sometimes be confusing to understand, so it's best to be informed about what audio you should leave out of your show versus what's safe to use.
May 2021

Anchor x RØDE: Teaming up to discover fresh voices in short-form podcasting

Your chance to gain industry recognition, reach new audiences, and even win big courtesy of RØDE
April 2021

Introducing paid subscriptions, made simple for you and your listeners

The easiest way for all creators to offer paid content—and for listeners to directly support and enjoy your work.
March 2021

Introducing More to the Story: an Instagram Live series on inclusivity, identity, and the stories we tell

Each month, we’ll hear from a new storyteller and best-in-class nonprofit, moderated by Spotify’s Xavier Jernigan
February 2021

Introducing a new way to grow your audience with WordPress.com

Build a website for your podcast, and engage with listeners in a whole new way.
January 2021

Introducing the brand-new Anchor: a better-looking way to say it all

To celebrate the evolution of our brand and the expansion of the Anchor creator community, we’ve made some visual updates and upgrades we think you’ll love. Here’s a closer look at what’s new!
December 2020

It’s been a year: Looking back at podcasting in 2020—and looking forward

Anchor creators helped us feel connected during a year no one will forget, while podcasting itself expanded like never before.
December 2020

2020 Wrapped for Podcasters: Your Year on Spotify

See how your unique stories kept us company and brought people together during a challenging year.
November 2020

Anchor is now IAB Podcast Measurement 2.0 certified

Anchor is backed by the industry standard in podcast analytics, so you can measure your show's performance and monetize your content with confidence.
October 2020

Introducing a brand new way to create in Anchor, with all the music you love.

Now, create audio shows in Anchor using full-length songs from Spotify's entire music catalog. Combine songs with your own talk segments and share episodes directly to Spotify.

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