Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are still boasting about their former Spotify partnership, despite their deal being scrapped last year.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Spotify deal is still listed on their Archewell Foundation website under the “Archewell Audio” section.
Harry and Meghan were dropped by Spotify in 2023
“Archewell Audio will produce programming that uplifts and entertains audiences around the world.
“Under an exclusive partnership, Archewell Audio will join Spotify and their global reach—180 million Premium subscribers and 406 million monthly active users around the world—to spotlight diverse perspectives and voices.
“As part of the partnership, The Duke and Duchess through Archewell Audio produce podcasts and shows that build community through shared experiences, powerful narratives, and universal values.”
At the time Meghan and Harry’s Spotify deal was scrapped, Daniel Ek, the CEO, said the company was “stepping out of some deals and relationships that haven’t worked out”.
Meghan Markle produced one podcast titled Archetypes with Spotify
The Duchess of Sussex released a podcast series in 2022 titled Archetypes.
The series had 12 episodes and included guest appearances from Serena Williams, Mariah Carey and Paris Hilton.
The couple’s content creation label, Archewell Audio, released a joint statement with Spotify announcing the end of their partnership.
It read: “Spotify and Archewell Audio have mutually agreed to part ways and are proud of the series we made together.”
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Meghan and Harry, who stepped down from working for the Royal Family in March 2020, signed a lucrative deal with Spotify later that year.
The talent agency that signed Meghan last year, WME, told The Wall Street Journal: “The team behind Archetypes remain proud of the podcast they created at Spotify.
“Meghan is continuing to develop more content for the Archetypes audience on another platform.”