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  • Luke Bryan Co-Hosts 8/1-2

    Luke Bryan Co-Hosts 8/1-2

    | July 29, 2015

    Luke Bryan co-hosts the Countdown this week.  His current Top 10 hit is “Kick The Dust Up.”  It’s the first single from his new album “Kill The Lights,” available August 7.  Luke talks about his summer tour, and his tour partners Dustin Lynch & Randy Houser.  He shares the latest on his boys Bo & […]

  • Jason Aldean Wedding Details

    Jason Aldean Wedding Details

    | July 26, 2015

    Back in March, Jason Aldean married girlfriend Brittney in Mexico.  Officiating was Jason’s friend and Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson.  Jason explained to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “Willie is a good friend of mine.  He came down and was our minister, and it meant a lot to me to have someone who was a friend, […]

  • Luke Bryan Surprises Jason Aldean

    Luke Bryan Surprises Jason Aldean

    | July 26, 2015

    Jason Aldean was Lon Helton’s co-host this week on Country Countdown USA.  We had just played Luke Bryan’s song in the Top 30, when the studio door opened, and in walked Luke himself.  “What’s up!  Are you really at my song in the show?”  Jason answered, “We were just talking about how you haven’t given […]

  • Aldean Congrats Canaan Smith #1

    Aldean Congrats Canaan Smith #1

    | July 26, 2015

    It can be tough when your song gets jumped in the Top 30.  Even tougher when you get jumped at #2.  That’s what happened to Jason Aldean this week.  The guy who jumped him was Canaan Smith, with his very first #1.  In keeping with tradition, Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton called Canaan to congratulate him. […]

Luke Bryan Co-Hosts 8/1-2

Luke Bryan Co-Hosts 8/1-2

| July 29, 2015

Luke Bryan co-hosts the Countdown this week.  His current Top 10 hit is “Kick The Dust Up.”  It’s the first single from his new album “Kill The Lights,” available August 7.  Luke talks about his summer tour, and his tour partners Dustin Lynch & Randy Houser.  He shares the latest on his boys Bo & […]

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Jason Aldean Wedding Details

Jason Aldean Wedding Details

| July 26, 2015

Back in March, Jason Aldean married girlfriend Brittney in Mexico.  Officiating was Jason’s friend and Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson.  Jason explained to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “Willie is a good friend of mine.  He came down and was our minister, and it meant a lot to me to have someone who was a friend, […]

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Luke Bryan Surprises Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan Surprises Jason Aldean

| July 26, 2015

Jason Aldean was Lon Helton’s co-host this week on Country Countdown USA.  We had just played Luke Bryan’s song in the Top 30, when the studio door opened, and in walked Luke himself.  “What’s up!  Are you really at my song in the show?”  Jason answered, “We were just talking about how you haven’t given […]

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Aldean Congrats Canaan Smith #1

Aldean Congrats Canaan Smith #1

| July 26, 2015

It can be tough when your song gets jumped in the Top 30.  Even tougher when you get jumped at #2.  That’s what happened to Jason Aldean this week.  The guy who jumped him was Canaan Smith, with his very first #1.  In keeping with tradition, Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton called Canaan to congratulate him. […]

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New To The Top 30: Old Dominion

New To The Top 30: Old Dominion

| July 24, 2015

This week, we welcome the new band Old Dominion to our Top 30.  While “Break Up With Him” marks their countdown debut as a band, several members have already experienced their first #1s as writers.   Country Countdown USA sat down with Matt Ramsey, Brad Tursi, and Trevor Rosen to talk about having hits as writers, and […]

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Brantley Gilbert Loses His Grandpa

Brantley Gilbert Loses His Grandpa

| July 23, 2015

Brantley Gilbert received some sad news towards the end of his honeymoon: His grandfather passed away.  He described how he got the news to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “I was actually on my honeymoon when I got the call, it was 2:30 in the morning, my uncle Bill called me, and my wife was sitting […]

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The "Bar" In Tyler Farr's Hit

The “Bar” In Tyler Farr’s Hit

| July 23, 2015

In Nashville, there are some famous bars that have actually become part of some hit songs.   In the case of Tyler Farr’s latest #1, “A Guy Walks Into a Bar,” the “bar” in question is a place called Winners.  It’s a small, ramshackle place between Music Row and Vanderbilt University.  It’s there where Tyler Farr first heard the song, and asked the writer […]

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Jason Aldean Co-Hosts 7/25-26

Jason Aldean Co-Hosts 7/25-26

| July 21, 2015

Jason Aldean joins Lon this week to co-host the Countdown.  His current Top 30 hit is “Tonight Looks Good On You.”  Jason got married in March, and he talks about the unusual minister who conducted the service.  Jason is out on his Burn It Down Tour this summer, plus he’s joining forces with Kenny Chesney’s […]

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Brantley Gilbert Wedding Details

Brantley Gilbert Wedding Details

| July 19, 2015

Brantley Gilbert married his fiancé Amber on Sunday June 28th.  After a ten day honeymoon in the Virgin Islands, Brantley was ready to get back to work and one of the first things he did was co-host Country Countdown USA with Lon Helton.  One of the main subjects of the show was his wedding: (B) […]

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Brantley Gilbert Co-Hosts 7/18-29

Brantley Gilbert Co-Hosts 7/18-29

| July 13, 2015

Newlywed Brantley Gilbert joins Lon as co-host this week.  That’s his wife Amber in the photo.  He was fresh off the plane from his honeymoon in the Virgin Islands, and gave all the details about the ceremony, the bachelor party, and even one of the songs played at the wedding.  Brantley’s current Top 10 hit […]

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