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Category: Audio

Dierks Bentley's Baby Boy Knox

Dierks Bentley’s Baby Boy Knox

| August 23, 2014

Dierks Bentley’s son Knox is now 10 months old.  So how has having three children changed his life?  He talked about it with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: Give us the Knox update: I can do a whole ‘nother show on kids.  It’s crazy, the love, the pain, the joy, the heartbreak they bring in […]

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Tim McGraw's Salute To Strait

Tim McGraw’s Salute To Strait

| August 16, 2014

To say Tim McGraw is a huge fan of George Strait is an understatement.  Tim’s second album has a song on it called “Give It To Me Strait.”  Tim toured with George for three years in the 90s.  So it was special when Tim & Faith got to join George for one of his final […]

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McGraw: Mamas Made Faith Cry

McGraw: Mamas Made Faith Cry

| August 16, 2014

Tim McGraw’s current hit is a duet with his wife Faith Hill.  The two love singing together, but don’t overdo it.  It usually takes a special song to bring them together.  Tim told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton that “Meanwhile Back At Mamas” was such a song: So how do you decide when to do […]

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Brad Paisley On Robin Williams

Brad Paisley On Robin Williams

| August 12, 2014

Earlier this year, Brad Paisley appeared on The Crazy Ones, a TV show that starred Robin Williams.  The episode was titled “Danny Chase Hates Brad Paisley.”  In April, Brad spoke with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton about his experiences with Robin Williams: Did you get to chat with him?  Yes, I’ve admired him for a […]

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Brad Paisley's Secret Talent

Brad Paisley’s Secret Talent

| August 10, 2014

We all know Brad Paisley is a Grammy-winning singer/songwriter/guitar player.  He won the CMA Entertainer of the Year.  So there’s no questioning his musical skills.  But Brad has another artistic talent that doesn’t get as much attention: His painting.  Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton visited Brad’s California house, where he actually saw examples of his work, […]

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Brad Paisley: Inside Rising Star

Brad Paisley: Inside Rising Star

| August 9, 2014

Brad Paisley is now being seen every Sunday night on the new TV reality show “Rising Star.”  Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton attended a live broadcast of the show in Los Angeles, and spoke with Brad about it: I understand your first inclination was not to do such a show: That’s right.  I said no […]

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Visit Brad Paisley's Home Bar

Visit Brad Paisley’s Home Bar

| August 9, 2014

When Brad Paisley does anything, he does it all the way.  So when Brad decided he wanted to build a British style pub in his home studio, he wanted it to be authentic.  To do that, he invited his carpenter to join him when he toured England earlier this year.  That way, he could show […]

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Brad Paisley Previews Moonshine

Brad Paisley Previews Moonshine

| August 9, 2014

Brad Paisley is about to release his 11th album on August 25th called “Moonshine In The Trunk.” Brad previewed several songs from the album with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: The album is a mason jar half-full kind of record.  The moonshine is at least half-full or more.  There’s enough reality in the world.  Actually […]

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Lee Brice Pittsburgh Bus Panic

Lee Brice Pittsburgh Bus Panic

| August 2, 2014

Lee Brice had a harrowing experience last month right before show-time at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.  He was there with Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, and Cole Swindell for the first stadium show on Luke’s 2014 That’s My Kind of Night Tour.  Luke told the story on Country Countdown USA with Lon Helton: “Lee’s wife and […]

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Lee Brice Makes A Gospel Album

Lee Brice Makes A Gospel Album

| August 2, 2014

A few weeks ago, it was reported that Lee Brice was recording a gospel record.  So when he co-hosted Country Countdown USA, we asked him to explain the story. Here’s what Lee said: “I think I’m going to make a gospel album.  The bottom line is I grew up my whole life listening to my […]

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