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Category: Audio

Carrie Underwood's Song Cabin

Carrie Underwood’s Song Cabin

| January 18, 2015

Carrie Underwood’s latest album, “Greatest Hits: Decade #1,” features more than Carrie’s voice.  She also wrote the majority of the songs on the project.  Many of those hits were written in a secluded cabin near Nashville that she owns specifically for writing songs.  She spoke with Country Countdown USA’s about her little getaway: A few […]

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Carrie: New Music This Year

Carrie: New Music This Year

| January 18, 2015

Carrie Underwood’s latest album is “Greatest Hits: Decade #1,” covering ten years of hits, two CDs, and 25 songs.  But when does Carrie begin Decade #2?  Carrie tells Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton that she hasn’t actually set a deadline: “I hate stamping a done date on things before it’s done, but it’s always been […]

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Carrie: Mike Likes The Name "Bo"

Carrie: Mike Likes The Name “Bo”

| January 17, 2015

Carrie Underwood and her husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child, a boy, in a few months.  Carrie told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton that she and her husband have already had some conversations about raising their son: “He keeps trying to push the name “Bo” for our little guy.  I just won’t have […]

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Chesney Previews Big Revival Tour

Chesney Previews Big Revival Tour

| January 11, 2015

This week, Kenny Chesney joins Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton to preview the concert tour of the summer, The Big Revival Tour, featuring Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Jake Owen, Brantley Gilbert, and Cole Swindell.  Kenny tells Lon he’s about to begin rehearsals here in Nashville, and the tour will begin in March, with stadium shows […]

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Taylor Swift Emails Brad Paisley

Taylor Swift Emails Brad Paisley

| January 4, 2015

Taylor Swift didn’t attend this year’s CMA Awards.  But that didn’t mean she was ignored.  Hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley did a parody of “Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes,” with lyrics about Taylor: “Who’s going to fill her shoes? Who’s going to stand that tall? Who’s going to be country and poppy and sing […]

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Carrie's Baby Boy: Brad Knew!

Carrie’s Baby Boy: Brad Knew!

| January 4, 2015

One of the great moments during this year’s CMA Awards was when Brad Paisley “slipped” and let the world know that Carrie Underwood was having a boy.  It seemed like an accident, but it was actually planned in advance.  Brad shared the story with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “When we started brain-storming about the awards show, the […]

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Maddie & Tae Meet Shania Twain

Maddie & Tae Meet Shania Twain

| January 4, 2015

The new duo Maddie & Tae got to meet one of their heroes: Shania Twain!  It happened a couple weeks ago, the same day they found out their debut hit “Girl In a Country Song” went to #1.  They shared this story with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton and his co-host Brad Paisley: (Lon) Where […]

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Christmas on Music Row

Christmas on Music Row

| December 21, 2014

Twas the week before Christmas… And on Music Row… Not a creature was stirring… And still there’s no snow. It’s very quiet now on Music Row in Nashville.  The record companies and recording studios are closed for the holidays.  I drove down 16th Avenue, past Blake Shelton’s record company, and they had a tree set […]

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McGraw Girls Still Love Taylor

McGraw Girls Still Love Taylor

| December 14, 2014

Taylor Swift’s latest album is pop, but Tim McGraw’s teenage daughters still love it.  Tim talked about it with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “They love it, they love what she’s doing.  She’s brilliant.  She’s a great artist, and she’s great for all music.  Look at what she’s done.  Look what she did with her […]

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Senior Year for McGraw Daughter

Senior Year for McGraw Daughter

| December 14, 2014

Tim McGraw plans to focus on his family for the first half of 2015.  He told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton he wants his oldest daughter to have a memorable senior year:  “Well there’s a lot going on.   It’s Gracie’s senior year in high school, it’s her last few months at home.  We have a lot […]

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