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  • Luke Bryan's Dirt Road Diary

    Luke Bryan’s Dirt Road Diary

    | May 22, 2015

    There’s a new exhibit opening this weekend at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum in Nashville featuring personal items from the CMA Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan.  Visitors will be able to follow Luke’s career from a young boy in Leesburg, Georgia to the top of the country chart and national fame.  […]

  • Billy Currington Co-Hosts 5/23-24

    Billy Currington Co-Hosts 5/23-24

    | May 20, 2015

    Billy Currington joins Lon this week to co-host the Countdown.  His current Top 5 hit is “Don’t It.”  It’s the forthcoming single from his new album Summer Forever, due out June 2.  Billy is about to hit the road with Tim McGraw.  He has great stories about Lee Brice, Dierks Bentley, Kelsea Ballerini, and Keith […]

  • Tyler & Blake's Battle For A Song

    Tyler & Blake’s Battle For A Song

    | May 17, 2015

    We all know the song “A Guy Walks Into a Bar,” as done by Tyler Farr.  But it was almost recorded by Blake Shelton.  Tyler revealed that story to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “We were on the Burn It Down Tour last year, and Blake’s wife Miranda Lambert joined us for a few shows.  So one […]

  • Tyler Farr's Proposal Strategy

    Tyler Farr’s Proposal Strategy

    | May 16, 2015

    Tyler Farr brought his soon-to-be fiancé Hannah to our CCUSA studio last week.  He even hinted a few times that he was about to make some news.  But he saved it until he had some private time at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.  A few days ago, Tyler gave the details of his marriage proposal to Westwood […]

Luke Bryan's Dirt Road Diary

Luke Bryan’s Dirt Road Diary

| May 22, 2015

There’s a new exhibit opening this weekend at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum in Nashville featuring personal items from the CMA Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan.  Visitors will be able to follow Luke’s career from a young boy in Leesburg, Georgia to the top of the country chart and national fame.  […]

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Tim McGraw on Tomorrowland

Tim McGraw on Tomorrowland

| May 22, 2015

Tim McGraw is back on the big screen this weekend, appearing in the new Disney movie “Tomorrowland,” starring George Clooney.  McGraw actually began work on the movie almost two years ago.  At the time, he told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “It’s a great story.  To me, the great thing about working on movies is […]

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Billy Currington Co-Hosts 5/23-24

Billy Currington Co-Hosts 5/23-24

| May 20, 2015

Billy Currington joins Lon this week to co-host the Countdown.  His current Top 5 hit is “Don’t It.”  It’s the forthcoming single from his new album Summer Forever, due out June 2.  Billy is about to hit the road with Tim McGraw.  He has great stories about Lee Brice, Dierks Bentley, Kelsea Ballerini, and Keith […]

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Tyler Farr Burns It Down

Tyler Farr Burns It Down

| May 17, 2015

Tyler Farr is on the road now with Jason Aldean’s Burn It Down Tour.  It’s actually Tyler’s second year on that tour, and he told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “We’re having a blast out there.  Jason does this little hop, skip, trot thing, like a Shetland pony, and I impersonate him backstage.  So one […]

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Tyler & Blake's Battle For A Song

Tyler & Blake’s Battle For A Song

| May 17, 2015

We all know the song “A Guy Walks Into a Bar,” as done by Tyler Farr.  But it was almost recorded by Blake Shelton.  Tyler revealed that story to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “We were on the Burn It Down Tour last year, and Blake’s wife Miranda Lambert joined us for a few shows.  So one […]

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Tyler Farr's Proposal Strategy

Tyler Farr’s Proposal Strategy

| May 16, 2015

Tyler Farr brought his soon-to-be fiancé Hannah to our CCUSA studio last week.  He even hinted a few times that he was about to make some news.  But he saved it until he had some private time at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.  A few days ago, Tyler gave the details of his marriage proposal to Westwood […]

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Kelsea Ballerini's Nashville Debut

Kelsea Ballerini’s Nashville Debut

| May 13, 2015

Kelsea Ballerini’s Nashville debut was sold out, and her 90 minute show Tuesday night was a powerful statement that there’s a new contender in the Country Female category.  The site was 3rd & Lindsley, a club that was the launch-pad for many of today’s top stars, including Lady Antebellum.  The show was part of CMT’s Next […]

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Tyler Farr Co-Hosts 5-16-17

Tyler Farr Co-Hosts 5-16-17

| May 11, 2015

Tyler Farr co-hosts the Countdown this week.  His current Top 5 hit is “A Guy Walks Into a Bar.” It’s the first single from his newly released sophomore album Suffer In Peace. Tyler is on the road now with Jason Aldean & Cole Swindell on the Burn It Down Tour.  He also has great stories […]

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Eric Church's Baby Boy Hawk

Eric Church’s Baby Boy Hawk

| May 10, 2015

Back in February, Eric Church and his wife Katherine welcomed their second son, who they named Tennessee Hawkins Church.  This week, Eric revealed to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton the story behind his son’s unique name: “We call him Hawk.  Hawk was just something that kind of came to me.  We have a bunch of […]

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Church On His ACM Performance

Church On His ACM Performance

| May 10, 2015

Eric Church & Keith Urban kicked off the 2015 ACM Awards with their current duet “Raise ‘Em Up.”  There were over 75,000 fans in AT&T Stadium, where the Dallas Cowboys play, so there was a lot of pressure.  But down on the stage, it was calm and relaxed.  Eric talked about it with Country Countdown […]

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