Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have premiered the first episode of their podcast, Archewell Audio, less than a month after confirming their partnership with Spotify! In the 2020 Archewell Audio Holiday Special, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex talked about the difficult year the world has experienced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They also shared messages of hope from friends such as Sir Elton John, James Corden, and chef José Andrés!
Harry and Meghan reflect on 2020 in podcast special
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ended one of the most important years of their life with the streaming debut of Archewell Audio, the new podcast they host on Spotify. In the year-end special episode— which was released on Tuesday— the Duke and Duchess of Sussex asked some of their closest friends to share their experiences during this turbulent 2020, and hopes for the coming year.
Some of the guests on the first episode of Archewell Audio included Elton John, James Corden, tennis player Naomi Osaka, Spanish chef José Andrés, novelist Matt Haig, television producer Tyler Perry, Deepak Chopra, and George the Poet.
Harry and Meghan end podcast with special message
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle decided to close the episode with the song "This Little Light of Mine," which was also played at their wedding.
"We very much appreciate the message of this song," Harry said, "because it tries to use the power that each one has within us to make this world a better place."
At the end of the podcast episode, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex also wished their audience a happy new year accompanied by an extra-special guest— their son Archie, who babbled a few words into the microphone!