Alexa Entertainment

Alexa's here to help you stay entertained with the best music, podcasts, books, videos and movies
from your favorite providers.
Listen to podcasts on Alexa, Rich and Daily
Tune in to the best beats

Tune into the best music

Alexa has an array of fun ways to keep the good times rolling. Rock out to beats from your favorite streaming services, including Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, SiriusXM, and Pandora or listen live to a radio station of your choice. Get all this and more on your Echo device or devices with Alexa built in.

To connect supported music streaming services to Alexa:
  1. Open the Alexa app.
  2. Open More and select Settings.
  3. Select Music & Podcasts, and then Link New Services.
  4. Select the music service provider. and follow the on-screen instructions.

Listen with
Amazon music services

Prime members and Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers can make a variety of special music requests.

Prime Music: Music is a benefit of your Prime membership, featuring a growing selection of 2 million ad-free songs, playlists curated by our music experts, and stations to fit every moment. Learn more about Prime Music.

Amazon Music Unlimited: Subscribers can listen to tens of millions of songs including new releases from today’s most popular artists. Listen ad-free with unlimited skips, and download for offline listening. Try Amazon Music Unlimited.

Listen to podcasts
and the radio

Binge on your favorite podcasts with your Echo device. And, ask for recommendations in your favorite podcast genre.
Alexa, play the daily from yesterday on apple podcast
Try saying:
“Alexa, recommend a food podcast.”
“Alexa, play the podcast Science Versus.”
“Alexa, play KEXP Radio.”

Listen to Audible

Let Alexa bring you the best of Audible. Listen to best sellers and new releases plus, stream our new Plus Catalog. It’s filled with exclusive Originals, popular audiobooks, and bingeable podcasts. All available at home and through your Echo device.
Alexa, resume the podcast on Audible
Try Saying:
“Alexa, read Atomic Habits from Audible.”
“Alexa, what’s free from Audible?”
“Alexa, recommend an audiobook.”
Alexa, read my kindle book
watch videos and movies

Watch videos and movies

Be blown away by blockbusters, engross yourself in a documentary or have a giggle at comedy classics on Echo Show devices. Prime Video brings you the best of Hollywood with Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, docuseries including The Test, or dramas like Little Fires Everywhere.

Try saying:
“Alexa, play The Test on Prime Video.”
"Alexa, play The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Prime Video."
"Alexa, what's on TV tonight?"

You can group speakers for multi-room audio

Speaker groups allow you to play music, podcasts and news on multiple Echo devices at once, providing a multi-room audio experience. In the Alexa app, you can create custom speaker groups, such as "Upstairs," "Bedrooms," or "Downstairs." You can also just say, "Alexa, play music everywhere,” and music or audio will play together on all the supported devices throughout your home. Learn how to listen to music everywhere using Multi-Room Audio.

Try saying:
"Alexa, play music everywhere."
Build your home theater

Build your
Alexa Home theater

Creating an immersive Alexa Home Theater in your living room has never been easier. You can wirelessly pair your Fire TV devices with compatible Echo speakers using the Alexa app. When you connect Echo Studio with your compatible Fire TV, you'll feel scenes come to life with Dolby Atmos. Add an optional Echo Sub for even bigger, richer sound. Learn more about Alexa Home Theater.

FAQs

Q. How do I play podcasts using Alexa?
A. You can play podcasts with Alexa Using Your voice. You can ask Alexa to play podcasts using the following voice commands.
"Play the podcast [podcast name]."
"Play the podcast [podcast name] from [podcast service name]."
"Pause." "Resume." "Next/previous (episode)."

Q. How do I resume my podcast across different devices?
A. You can enjoy your favorite podcasts from a number of providers—and Alexa can pick up where you left off, whether you were last listening on your podcast app or on your Echo device.

If you listen on Amazon Music and Audible, your listening syncs automatically, no set up required!

If you want to sync your podcast listening from apps like Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Pandora and SiriusXM, make sure to link your account to Alexa by following these steps:
  1. Open the Alexa App
  2. Tap More and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to Alexa Preferences and select Music & Podcasts.
  4. Under Services, look for the podcast app you want to link:
    1. If you see the the app under Services, tap on its icon.
    2. If you don’t see the app, tap Link New Service.
  5. If you see an option to enable, press Enable to Use. Otherwise, move on.
  6. If a pop up window doesn’t automatically appear, tap the Settings button. Then, tap Link Account on the Settings page.
  7. Follow your podcast app’s instructions to complete the account linking.
Q. How do I set my preferred podcast default service on Alexa?
  1. Open the Alexa app.
  2. Open More and select Settings.
  3. Under Alexa Preferences, select Music & Podcasts.
  4. Under Settings, select Default Services
  5. Under Podcasts, select Change, and then select your preferred podcast provider.
Q. How do I link my FireTV and Alexa Device?
A. Refer to step by step instructions here.
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