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Category: Audio

New To The Top 30: Chase Bryant

New To The Top 30: Chase Bryant

| September 6, 2014

This week, we have a new artist making his debut in the Top 30.  Chase Bryant is a 21-year-old singer from Texas who is extremely excited about his first Top 30 hit, “Take It On Back,” especially since he wrote it.  “It’s a fun one.  It’s got the ear worm. It’ll get stuck for a […]

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Josh Turner's Baby Boy #4

Josh Turner’s Baby Boy #4

| September 5, 2014

Good news for Josh & Jennifer Turner!  They are now the parents of FOUR young boys.  The latest, Samuel Hawke Turner, was born Thursday September 4th.  He joins older brothers Hampton, Colby, and Marion.  “God has truly blessed Jennifer and me with this healthy little boy,” shares Josh. “We are so thankful and excited to […]

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Lady A's Dave On Baby Watch

Lady A’s Dave On Baby Watch

| August 30, 2014

Lady Antebellum’s Dave Heywood and wife Kelli are in the final days of their baby watch.  The actual due date for their baby boy is next weekend, but Dave told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton that it could come sooner: “If I get a phone call during the show, I’ve got to go.  She could have the […]

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Dierks Bentley Takes The Challenge

Dierks Bentley Takes The Challenge

| August 23, 2014

Just about every country star you can name, from Garth Brooks to George Strait, has taken the Ice Bucket Challenge.  Last week, Dierks Bentley was challenged by tour-mate Chase Rice, and as you can see, he dumped a tub of ice water on his head.  He talked about the experience with Country Countdown USA’s Lon […]

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Dierks Bentley Is The Drone Slayer

Dierks Bentley Is The Drone Slayer

| August 23, 2014

Dierks Bentley’s current hit is “Drunk On a Plane.”  But Dierks has a more sober interest in aircraft. He flies planes himself.  He’s not only a licensed pilot, but he also flies remote-control model planes.  He talked about his new hobby with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: So what’s this we hear you’ve gotten into remote-control planes: […]

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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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