Here’s how much Spotify paid Joe Rogan for his podcast deal, Know What Happened

Joe Rogan has been part of Spotify for a long time, but how much did the platform pay him to sign a deal?

For the past couple of weeks, Joe’s podcast has been making headlines after several people expressed their disappointment over his remarks about COVID-19 and the vaccine.

Since then, Joe has come forward and apologized for his past comments. With some musicians still protesting and removing their content due to the podcast host, we are here to tell you exactly how much the platform had paid to get Joe on board.

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How much did Spotify pay Joe Rogan?

As per The Wall Street Journal, Spotify had signed a $100 million deal with Joe to get his entire 11 years’ worth of content along with his new productions. This deal was signed in 2020.

Following September 2020, all his content was removed from other platforms. Joe also made this announcement on his Instagram. He said: “It’s just a licensing deal, so Spotify won’t have any creative control over the show. They want me to just continue doing it the way I’m doing it right now.”

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He continued: “We will still have clips up on YouTube but full versions of the show will only be on Spotify after the end of the year.
I’m excited to have the support of the largest audio platform in the world and I hope you folks are there when we make the switch!”

Recent drama explained

Joe has been making headlines ever since musicians like Neil Young Nils Lofgren, Joni Mitchell, and a few others decided to remove their content from Spotify because they were unhappy that the platform allowed Joe to spread misinformation about COVID-19 and vaccines.

At the same time, old videos of Joe, where he was seen saying the N-word, resurfaced online causing more backlash towards the podcast host. While some people continue to slam him on social media, Joe has now come forward and apologized for his remarks.

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Joe Rogan’s apology explored

Joe has apologized for his comments about COVID-19 and vaccines as well as for using the N-word.

Talking about the comments made about vaccines, Joe said: “I’m not an anti-vax person. I just said I don’t think that if you’re a young, healthy person, you need it,” as per The Guardian.

Meanwhile, Joe also apologized for using the N-word. Posting a video on Instagram, he said: “there’s been a lot of sh*t from the old episodes of the podcast that I wish I hadn’t said or had said differently.”

Meanwhile, in the video, he said: “There is nothing I can do to take that back. I do hope that if anything, it will be a teachable moment.”

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