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Category: Audio

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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Tim McGraw's Christmas Plans

Tim McGraw’s Christmas Plans

| December 14, 2014

With Christmas just two weeks away, Tim McGraw laughed when Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton asked him if he had finished his Christmas shopping. “It gets harder when the kids get older.  There was a time when I could get clothes for them, and they’d like it.  Now it’s jewelry, and even that gets hard.  […]

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Garth Debuts New Song: Mom

Garth Debuts New Song: Mom

| December 6, 2014

This week Garth Brooks co-hosted Country Countdown USA to talk about his new album, “Man Against Machine,” and play his new single, “Mom.”  He spoke about his thoughts recording the song with host Lon Helton: “Yeah just getting a vocal performance on that song was tough.  What was weird, of course I saw my mom’s […]

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Garth & Trisha Meet Luke Bryan

Garth & Trisha Meet Luke Bryan

| December 6, 2014

Luke Bryan’s CMA Night was memorable for a couple reasons.  Obviously, because he won the CMA Entertainer of the Year.  But also, because he met one of his childhood heroes, Garth Brooks.  Back in September, when he co-hosted Country Countdown USA, Lon Helton asked him if he’d ever met Garth: (Luke) Garth falls into the […]

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Trisha Reveals Secret To Garth

Trisha Reveals Secret To Garth

| December 6, 2014

Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood are on the road right now, performing at sold out shows around the country.  At the end of Garth’s set, Trisha joins him for the Grammy-winning hit “In Another’s Eyes.”  The two spoke about that moment with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: (Trisha) “There’s an energy.  Even though Garth & […]

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Big & Rich Connection to #1 Song

Big & Rich Connection to #1 Song

| November 30, 2014

Big & Rich joined Lon as co-hosts this week.  They were very proud and happy to see a friend at #1: Frankie Ballard.  It turns out they became friends with Frankie a few years ago, and even wrote a song with him that’s on their new album “Gravity.”  They talked about it with Country Countdown […]

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Big & Rich Like Maddie & Tae

Big & Rich Like Maddie & Tae

| November 30, 2014

Big & Rich have been a duo for over ten years.  They had encouraging words for the new duo Maddie & Tae, who are in the Top 5 with “Girl In a Country Song.”  Big Kenny & John Rich talked about them with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton. (Kenny) We got to jam with them, […]

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Big & Rich & RaeLynn = Trouble

Big & Rich & RaeLynn = Trouble

| November 30, 2014

RaeLynn has her first Top 20 hit with “God Made Girls.”  She did a radio show recently with Big & Rich, and had some fun at the airport with Big & Rich.  Big Kenny & John Rich told the story to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: (John) She’s become my new partner in trouble.  She’s […]

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LBT's New Album Pain Killer

LBT’s New Album Pain Killer

| November 23, 2014

Little Big Town’s latest album is called “Pain Killer.”  It features the Top 5 hit Day Drinking, but there’s a lot more to hear on the whole album.  Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton spoke with the band about their latest work. How does Day Drinking fit into the album? (Karen) Day Drinking is the first […]

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