Sony’s Music Entertainment division has acquired independent UK podcast network Somethin ‘Else, the company . Sony did not disclose the financial terms of the deal, but said Somethin ‘Else’s management team, including founder Jez Nelson, would help the company expand its global podcast footprint.
Prior to today’s announcement, the network was best known for producing shows like and . Aside from Wondrey, which Amazon announced it was buying from Somethin ‘Else was one of the few large networks still operating independently.
Over the past year, the space has rapidly consolidated to the point that it’s not just big tech companies like Spotify . In April, DraftKings sign a multi-year distribution agreement with The Dan Le Batard Show. That same month, Roman Mars, the host and creator of 99% invisible, sold his business to .
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