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Category: Audio

Luke Bryan: Save & Butt Grab

Luke Bryan: Save & Butt Grab

| October 6, 2014

When you go to a Luke Bryan show, you expect to see him put 100% of himself into his performance.  But twice this summer, Luke got so excited, he actually fell off the stage!  Luke talked about it with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “Yes, the year of falls for Luke Bryan.  I fell in […]

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Lady Antebellum "747" Takes Off

Lady Antebellum “747” Takes Off

| September 28, 2014

This week, Lady Antebellum releases their latest album “747.”  The trio told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton they were looking to break some new ground. (Lon) You have a wide variety of sounds on this new album: (Hillary) That’s what we were trying to do with this album, which was stretch ourselves, reinvent ourselves, and find […]

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Cole "Busted" by Jason Aldean

Cole “Busted” by Jason Aldean

| September 27, 2014

We know that Cole Swindell sold t-shirts for Luke Bryan.  But we didn’t know if he was any good at it.  Now we know!  Two years ago, Luke was on tour with Jason Aldean.  So when Jason co-hosted the Countdown, he told Lon Helton this story about a young Cole Swindell: Jason: The thing I […]

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Cole Swindell's Shower Surprise

Cole Swindell’s Shower Surprise

| September 27, 2014

How surprised was Cole Swindell at his CMA New Artist nomination?  Let’s just say it caught him at an “inconvenient moment.”  Cole told the story to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: What were you doing when you got the news? (C) I haven’t had a chance to tell this story yet, so this is perfect.  I […]

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The Day Dustin Lynch Met Garth

The Day Dustin Lynch Met Garth

| September 20, 2014

From his childhood growing up in Tullahoma TN, Dustin Lynch idolized Garth Brooks.  Dustin was just five years old when Garth debuted with “Much Too Young.”  He told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton:  My parents have video of me at age 8 in a cowboy hat with a guitar singing “Rodeo” at the top of my lungs.  I can […]

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Kenny Chesney: "I Felt Numb"

Kenny Chesney: “I Felt Numb”

| September 14, 2014

One year ago, as Kenny Chesney wrapped up his No Shoes Nation Tour, he announced he wouldn’t tour in 2014.  He’d take a year off, and concentrate on recording a new album.  Now finished, that album is called “The New Revival,” and will be released on September 23rd.  In a lot of ways, the year […]

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Chesney On The Spirit of Women

Chesney On The Spirit of Women

| September 13, 2014

Kenny Chesney’s new album “The Big Revival” features another duet with Grace Potter.  Kenny & Grace won a CMA Award for their first duet: “You & Tequila.”  Grace then sang backgrounds on “El Cerrito Place.”  This latest collaboration is on a song Kenny actually had a hand in writing called “Wild Child.”  He spoke about […]

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Kenny Chesney's New Sports Movie

Kenny Chesney’s New Sports Movie

| September 13, 2014

A few years ago, Kenny Chesney added “sports documentarian” to his list of credits when he produced “The Boys of Fall”  He followed that with “The Color Orange: The Condredge Holloway Story.”  This year, Kenny went outside his comfort zone, as he produced “The Believer: The Life & Career of Steve Spurrier.”  Kenny talked about […]

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Chesney On Strait's Last Show

Chesney On Strait’s Last Show

| September 12, 2014

Kenny Chesney will be the first to admit he’s a George Strait “wanna-be.”  He’d also say that being on George Strait’s stadium tour for two years changed his career.  So when Kenny had the opportunity to be a part of George’s Cowboy Rides Away Tour this year, he took it.  Kenny played two shows on […]

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Inside Chesney's FloraBamaJama

Inside Chesney’s FloraBamaJama

| September 6, 2014

A few weeks ago, Kenny Chesney hosted his only major concert of 2014: The Flora Bama Jama.  Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton experienced the event with about 40,000 fans, and spoke with Kenny about it. (L) Your shirt was drenched was in the first 5 minutes: (K) I wasn’t prepared for how hot it was […]

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