December 1, 2023

Spotify Premium members within the US can now hearken to a collection of audiobooks for 15 hours per 30 days. This new perk was first launched for Premium subscribers within the UK and Australia in October, and it’s supposed to convey extra worth to a service that obtained dearer in July.

Spotify’s audiobook library presently consists of over 200,000 titles together with “upwards of 70% of bestselling books.” The corporate mentioned that the library might evolve over time, and there may additionally be some variations throughout nations. Spotify additionally nonetheless provides a catalog of over 300,000 audiobooks for buy.

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Audiobooks will be present in Spotify’s House feed and search, in addition to a brand new audiobooks hub. When you use the whole lot of your 15 hours of listening time per 30 days, you can even buy top-up audiobook hours on the net in increments of 10 hours.

When you subscribe to Spotify Premium Duo or Household, it’s value noting that solely the plan supervisor can take pleasure in 15 hours of audiobook listening per 30 days. Sadly, Spotify’s Premium Pupil plan additionally doesn’t embody audiobook listening.

After making large investments in podcasts, bringing audiobooks to Spotify Premium is one other manner for the corporate to distinguish itself from Apple Music, YouTube Music, and different music streaming providers. And similar to podcasts, you can even save Spotify audiobooks for offline listening.