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Country Heat Weekly

Amazon Music

The Country Heat Weekly podcast, hosted by Kelly Sutton and Amber Anderson, brings Amazon Music's Country Heat playlist to life. Every week Kelly and Amber deliver the vibrant world of country from Nashville to Austin and beyond – entertaining listeners with today's top tracks, sharing country music news, sitting down with beloved artists, celebrating country music history, and highlighting future stars.


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Introducing: Country Heat Weekly
27-10-2021
Introducing: Country Heat Weekly
In this season trailer, hosts Kelly Sutton and Amber Anderson introduce their show, Country Heat Weekly. Every week Kelly and Amber deliver the vibrant world of country from Nashville to Austin and beyond – entertaining listeners with today's top tracks, sharing country music news, sitting down with beloved artists, celebrating country music history, and highlighting future stars. New episodes arriving weekly, beginning on November 9th. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Russell-ing Up Some Fun
2d ago
Russell-ing Up Some Fun
Fans ask the questions and share the laughs in the second of three episodes recorded at CMA Fest! Russell Dickerson shares how life imitated art the day he wrote "She Likes It" with Jake Scott, why certain songs make him extra emotional, and what he learned touring with Tim McGraw. Kelly and Amber round up some just announced albums, and [RE]Discover the music Chely Wright made after her historic coming out.New episodes drop every Thursday, direct from Nashville!See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
CMA Fest with Kelsea Ballerini
16-06-2022
CMA Fest with Kelsea Ballerini
Relive all the excitement of CMA Fest 2022 including our live Center Stage interview with Kelsea Ballerini! The Tennessee native shares memories of her first CMA Fest, both as an artist and as a fan. Plus she spills the tea about her next album and answers fan questions. Kelly and Amber take you backstage to chat with superstars including Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban, plus Lainey Wilson reveals how she wound up joining the cast of Yellowstone.New episodes drop every Thursday, direct from Nashville!See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
The World of Jordan Davis
09-06-2022
The World of Jordan Davis
It's CMA Week in Nashville and Jordan Davis stops by with new music! He shares what HIS world spins around these days, and gives a glimpse of life at home with two toddlers and two dogs. Kelly and Amber have the details on this week's tour launches for Luke Bryan and Maren Morris, as well as how you can see Old Dominion in concert for free! Plus we [RE]Discover how Martina McBride has used her voice to uplift the marginalized and voiceless. New episodes drop every Thursday, direct from Nashville!See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
TJ Osborne’s Coming Out Story
02-06-2022
TJ Osborne’s Coming Out Story
Years ago, TJ Osborne and his brother John started preparing for the eventual moment TJ would be able to live openly.From the closet to the GRAMMY stage, he shares the intimate details behind his coming out story. TJ takes us through the nervewracking morning he came out to the world, how he met his current boyfriend, and what it all means for future Brothers Osborne music. Plus, Kelly and Amber have everything you need to know about CMA Fest, including how to be at episode tapings for Country Heat Weekly! All are welcome at our country music table - Happy Pride!New episodes drop each Thursday direct from Nashville.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Tyler Hubbard Strikes Out On His Own
26-05-2022
Tyler Hubbard Strikes Out On His Own
After massive success as half of Florida Georgia Line, Tyler Hubbard found himself in the surprising position of launching a solo career. Listen in as he shares the timeline and logistics of wrapping up his time in a duo and discovering the stories he wants to tell as a solo artist. Kelly and Amber also take you behind the scenes of a country star auditioning for Broadway, and introduce you to a Gold Star sister, living out a country song in her brother's memory.New episodes drop each Thursday direct from Nashville.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Jessie James Decker won't give up on Country Music
18-05-2022
Jessie James Decker won't give up on Country Music
Despite massive success as an author, influencer and entrepranuer, Jessie James Decker is still chasing her big dream: Country Music. In a candid conversation, the former reality tv star gives a master class in resiliance, persaverence, and how she organizes her multi-faceted life. Kelly and Amber take you to all the big Nashville events from the last week, including Naomi Judd's memorial service, and reveal how Kane Brown influenced this week's [RE]Discover.New episodes drop each Thursday direct from Nashville.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Midland Defines Gulf & Western
12-05-2022
Midland Defines Gulf & Western
The boys of Austin based Midland share their unique brand of country music, and reveal some wild stories about their buddy Matthew McConaughey. Kelly and Amber spill the tea on new babies and record deals, review a Kane Brown show, and celebrate Dolly Parton's induction to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with a never before heard chat with the legend herself!New episodes drop each Thursday direct from Nashville.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Go All In with Chris Janson
05-05-2022
Go All In with Chris Janson
It's a dark night on a seedy side of Nashville, and Chris Janson is shoveling dirt onto Eric Church in a shallow grave. What's going on? Find out when Chris stops by the Amazon Music studios on Music Row! Kelly and Amber recount their cross country adventures from wine country to the beach with Jordan Davis, Hailey Whitters, BRELAND and more. Plus they chat with daddy-to-be Luke Combs about the dreams he has for his son, and take you to a very special night at the Country Music Hall of Fame with Garth Brooks, Carly Pearce, and Wynonna and Ashley Judd. New episodes drop each Thursday direct from Nashville.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Encore: Turning on the Heat with Eric Church and the CMAs
27-04-2022
Encore: Turning on the Heat with Eric Church and the CMAs
Reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year Eric Church swings by Country Heat Weekly to talk albums, touring, and cord storage management. Plus, rediscovering George Strait and all the country music news you need to get through the week.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Cole Swindell Tackles the Unexpected
14-04-2022
Cole Swindell Tackles the Unexpected
The Center Stage spotlight shines on Cole Swindell this week, as we celebrate the release of his new album Stereotype. Cole loves doing the unexpected, like completely re-writing one of his favorite 90's hits, or partnering with Lainey Wilson for a firey duet. Kelly and Amber take us party hopping as they attend the premiere of the Amazon Original documentary For Love & Country, the Grand Ole Opry, and a special Carly Pearce concert event. Plus we dig into Merle Haggard's checkered past and [RE]Discover his songs that were influenced by his time in prison.Country Heat Weekly is the flagship country podcast from Amazon Music, coming to you direct from Nashville.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Reyna Roberts Loves Country
07-04-2022
Reyna Roberts Loves Country
After Carrie Underwood and Mickey Guyton tweeted about her, Reyna Roberts was on a fast track to success. She tells hosts Kelly Sutton and Amber Anderson how music literally saved her life as a child in Alaska; how her mother manifested her song making it on ESPN — and about her appearance in the new Amazon Music documentary, “For Love & Country.” Plus: hear why Amber doesn’t want to discuss sports with Eric Church, and we [RE]Discover early music from Thomas Rhett and compare it to his current sound.New episodes of Country Heat Weekly drop Thursday, direct from the heart of Nashville.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Maren Morris' Early Days in Nashville
31-03-2022
Maren Morris' Early Days in Nashville
Maren Morris has a new album to celebrate, but she hasn't forgotten where she came from. She looks back on the early days of her time in Nashville, shares advice for aspiring songwriters, and reveals how the pandemic changed her career. Hosts Kelly Sutton and Amber Anderson have been all over Nashville this week and will take you along to a sold out show at the Ryman and private event with Russell Dickerson, plus get you up to date on the latest news from Dan + Shay, Reba and Luke Combs. And in celebration of Women's History Month, we [RE]Discover the groundbreaking music of Loretta Lynn.New episodes of Country Heat Weekly drop Thursday, direct from the heart of Nashville.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
New Music Coming from Carrie Underwood
24-03-2022
New Music Coming from Carrie Underwood
Listen in on a candid conversation with Carrie Underwood about her upcoming album, her Las Vegas residency and the farm animals she is raising in her basement! She reveals what happens in Vegas that couldn't happen on tour, and what caught her ear in her new single "Ghost Story." Kelly and Amber fan out with British host Baylen Leonard, who reports on the high points of the UK's Country 2 Country festival, including how Amazon Artist to Watch Morgan Wade stole the show.New episodes of Country Heat Weekly drop Thursday, direct from the heart of Nashville.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Catching Up with Chris Young
17-03-2022
Catching Up with Chris Young
Country hitmaker Chris Young looks back on the beginnings of his career, and shares some music business lessons with our listeners. His long friendships hosts Kelly Sutton and Amber Anderson bring out tales you won't hear anywhere else. Plus, we compare stories between BRELAND and Thomas Rhett about their new single, "Praise the Lord" while Luke Bryan trades jabs with Ryan Hurd! Another star packed episode of Country Heat Weekly, direct from Music Row in Nashville.New episodes of Country Heat Weekly drop every Thursday.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Dolly Parton’s Big Dreams + ACMs Recap
10-03-2022
Dolly Parton’s Big Dreams + ACMs Recap
Fresh from her ACM Awards hosting job, American icon Dolly Parton joins the pod to talk about her new book and album, Run Rose Run. She also shares the scoop on the rumored movie of the same name, and reveals her dream duet partner! Tag along as Kelly and Amber cover Las Vegas, from rehearsals to the red carpet of the 57th ACM Awards. Eavesdrop on chats with the night's big performers and winners, including Maren Morris, Kane Brown, Carly Pearce, Jimmie Allen, Jason Aldean and Lainey Wilson. Plus, the stars pick their favorite Dolly songs!New episodes of Country Heat Weekly drop Thursday, direct from the heart of Nashville.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
ACM Awards Spectacular with Gabby Barrett
03-03-2022
ACM Awards Spectacular with Gabby Barrett
ACM Awards co-host Gabby Barrett checks in with an update on her preparations for the 57th ACM Awards and reveals she's never met her co-host, Dolly Parton! Chris Young stops by to talk about being the most nominated artist at this show and spills the tea on his double performance. Hosts Kelly Sutton and Amber Anderson take you behind the scenes of the performances, nominations and VIP events happening in Las Vegas for awards week. Plus, we fan out with journalist Alison Bonaguro, who has spent the past 15 years behind the scenes covering country music.New episodes of Country Heat Weekly drop Thursday, direct from the heart of Nashville.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Willie Jones’ Southern Roots
24-02-2022
Willie Jones’ Southern Roots
Amazon Music Artist to Watch Willie Jones hangs out for a wide ranging discussion on being a Black man in country. His music fuses country with hip-hop, pop and reggae while paying homage to his Southern roots. Hosts Kelly Sutton and Amber Anderson also reveal how last week's guest BRELAND made good on his promise and bring you up to date on the latest news from Nashville. Plus, we wrap up Black History Month by [RE]Discovering the groundbreaking country career of Darius Rucker.New episodes of Country Heat Weekly drop Thursday, direct from the heart of Nashville.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Breaking Through with BRELAND
17-02-2022
Breaking Through with BRELAND
Get to know Amazon Music's Breakthrough artist BRELAND as he reveals his musical backstory, the life changing text message from Dierks Bentley, and his most embarrassing moments on stage. Hosts Kelly Sutton and Amber Anderson review Kacey Musgraves' Nashville tour stop, and Chris Young's mom shares the sacrifices and struggles she made as a young single mom who is now a Business Manager to the stars!New episodes of Country Heat Weekly drop Thursday, direct from the heart of Nashville.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Dustin Lynch in Party Mode
10-02-2022
Dustin Lynch in Party Mode
Dustin Lynch drops by our Music Row studio to celebrate the release of his new album Blue in the Sky and upcoming Party Mode Tour. Hosts Kelly Sutton and Amber Anderson share some Valentine gift ideas and anti-Valentine song selections! Plus we look back on the epic career of Randy Travis.New episodes of Country Heat Weekly drop Thursday, direct from the heart of Nashville.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Kacey Musgraves on the Road
03-02-2022
Kacey Musgraves on the Road
Catch up with Kacey Musgraves backstage at her “starcrossed: unveiled” tour stop! Kacey shares the details of her pre-show routine and the benefits of traveling with a semi. Hosts Kelly Sutton and Amber Anderson celebrate Black History Month by shining the spotlight on Linda Martell, the first Black woman to play the Grand Ole Opry. Plus go behind the scenes at Kenny Chesney’s #1 party and Walker Hayes’ unexpected halftime broadcast.New episodes of Country Heat Weekly drop Thursday, direct from the heart of Nashville.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at