Top 6 Country Music Podcasts
These days you can find podcasts for just about any topic whether you’re seeking dating advice, looking to hear more from “Bachelor Nation” (yes, you know who you are), politics – whatever the topic you’re interested in, there’s probably a podcast for it.
When we’re not obsessing over the latest murder podcasts, (yes, that’s right – Up and Vanished, Dirty John, Serial – we’re hooked) we indulge in music podcasts. Our favorite podcasts go behind the scenes in country music and one-on-one with songwriters to share the story of how certain life experiences and stories transformed into some of our favorite hit songs.
Here are some of the podcasts we listen to regularly.
Top 6 Country Music Podcasts You Need to Listen To
1 . BobbyCast | Bobby Bones
Love him or hate him, Bobby Bones delivers great content for country music fans. Recorded in his home studio, hit songwriters, country artists, and various music industry folks stop by Bobby’s house to go behind the music and talk candidly about the stories and inspiration behind your favorite country songs. Some of our favorite episodes include Rhett Akins, Josh Osborne, Chris Stapleton, Shane McAnally, and Adam Hambrick. Listen to the BobbyCast
2. Granger Smith Podcast | Granger Smith
Granger Smith is quickly making a name for himself not only in country music but for his other projects and talents. Co-founded alongside his brothers, Granger has built a highly successful apparel and lifestyle brand, Yee Yee. Not to mention, the spokesperson for Yee Yee is “Earl Dibbles Jr.,” Granger’s alter ego that has more than double the followers on Instagram than he does. Additionally, Granger recently launched his podcast where he discusses a variety of topics from the back of his tour bus. Our favorite episode is, “The Biggest Scam in Country Music.” Listen to the Granger Smith Podcast
3. Good Company | Jake Owen
After debuting in November 2017, Jake Owen’s “In Good Company” podcast has become a hit with country music fans. The laid-back Floridian gives listeners a glimpse into his personal life with interviews with friends and family, including his grandparents, twin brother, and mom. Listen to Good Company
4. Whiskey Riff Raff | Whiskey Riff
Arguably “the most entertaining podcast in country music history,” Whiskey Riff Raff strives to be the voice of the fans. Together, founders of the popular country music news and entertainment site, Whiskey Riff, Steve and Wes talk candidly and (slightly intoxicated) about all things country music like award predictions, Chris Young’s infamous selfies, and more. They even chat with some of your favorite country stars including Jon Pardi, Kip Moore, and Tyler Rich. Listen to the Whiskey Riff Raff
5. This Nashville Life | Kelleigh Bannen
Get a behind the scenes look at what it’s like to live in Music City and be a rising country star as told by up and coming artist, Kelleigh Bannen. She shares personal stories about what it takes to “make it” in country music and the grueling work that’s required to be successful. For country music fans and those intrigued by the music industry, this is absolutely a must-listen podcast. Listen to This Nashville Life
6. Geeking Out | Kristian Bush
Behind every famous person, country music star, and celebrity there’s something they totally geek out over. Whether it’s a folk art, beekeeping, or martial arts, Kristian Bush of the Grammy-winning country duo, Sugarland, finds out what his famous friends geek out over. If you’re looking to take a break from learning about the music industry, this is the perfect escape for you! Listen to Geeking Out with Kristian Bush