What's New in Music, Radio, and Podcast Skill API version MSK.2021.2

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Amazon updates the Music, Radio, and Podcast Skill API quarterly to improve the experience for end users and skill developers. You can periodically check this page for announcements about new or updated features, bug fixes, known issues, and deprecated functionality. These announcements include implementation details and documentation to inform you where you need to make skill changes to support each new feature. For questions, contact your Amazon Business Development representative.

The Music, Radio, and Podcast Skill API version number reflects the year and quarter in which the latest new features become available through this API.

Version MSK.2021.2 introduces new features and capabilities for Alexa music, radio, and podcast skills.

The following feature is available as of April 15, 2021.

Podcast play subscribed program series

Subscription playback allows customers to have Alexa play their podcast episodes from multiple program series as a single playlist. With this feature, customers aren't required to open an app or remember the title of every podcast they subscribe to, follow, or collect. For details, see Implement subscription playback.

Previous MSK versions