Curated playlists, brand-new artist content, and new Country Heat Weekly podcast episodes kick off the new year with the next generation of rising stars
Amazon Music today announced their 2023 “Breakthrough Artists to Watch: Country Class.” Primed to make a splash in 2023, Megan Moroney, Jackson Dean, Nate Smith, Warren Zeiders, Madeline Edwards, Dylan Schneider, Avery Anna, and Dalton Dover make up this year’s acclaimed list. New for this year, Amazon Music will present artist selections on the esteemed “Breakthrough” playlist, further cementing “Breakthrough” as the Amazon Music premium brand for artists to watch throughout the year.
“Supporting rising country talent is of the utmost importance to Amazon Music,” said Emily Cohen Belote, principal music curator at Amazon Music. “Elevating the new generation of country hitmakers and introducing them to our listeners is an essential part of the work that we do.”
The 2023 “Country Class” artists will be a part of the “Breakthrough Country” playlist in addition to the global “Breakthrough” list, available exclusively on Amazon Music. Fans can also expect new Country Heat Weekly podcast episodes throughout January and February with hosts Amber Anderson and Kelly Sutton that will feature conversations with the new members of 2023 “Country Class,” kicking off with Megan Moroney on January 5.
View the Amazon Music 2023 “Breakthrough” Playlist HERE.