Emily Cohen Belote is Amazon Music’s Global programming lead for country, folk and Americana, based in Nashville. Cohen joined Amazon Music in 2016 and immediately became instrumental in growing the country, folk, and Americana music audiences across Amazon Music, including developing the global playlist “Country Heat,” launched in April 2018. Before joining Amazon Music, Emily worked in label relations at Rdio, driving artist and label initiatives while overseeing strategic long-term marketing relationships and developing avenues to source and create exclusive content opportunities. Emily has been featured in Billboard’s Country Power Players issue, and has been named a Nashville Power Player every year since 2017. She holds a B.A. in English from the University of Washington.