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Aldean Song Was Once Chesney's

Aldean Song Was Once Chesney’s

| October 26, 2014

There’s a song on Jason Aldean’s new album, Old Boots New Dirt, that was originally intended for Kenny Chesney.  The song is called “Two Night Town,” and Jason told Country Countdown USA how the song came to him: “There were a couple guys that were upset with me about that one.  Kenny Chesney knew about […]

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FGL Previews "Anything Goes"

FGL Previews “Anything Goes”

| October 12, 2014

This week, Florida Georgia Line will release their second album, “Anything Goes.”  Their debut went Platinum, thanks to the success of the hit :Cruise.”  The duo hopes lightning strikes twice.  FGL’s Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard co-hosted Country Countdown USA with Lon Helton. What’s the transition like from the first album to this one? (Tyler) […]

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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 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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Kenny Chesney's Big Revival

Kenny Chesney’s Big Revival

| September 23, 2014

Kenny Chesney’s 17th studio album is called “The Big Revival,” and Kenny told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton it isn’t an accident: “The title alone really represents the tone of this record, where I am in my life, and a thread that runs through a lot of the songs on this record.  It’s about reclaiming […]

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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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New To Top 30: Brothers Osborne

New To Top 30: Brothers Osborne

| September 12, 2014

This week’s new entry to the Top 30 is “Rum” by Brothers Osborne.  This is actually T.J. and John Osborne’s second single.  But it’s their first to make it into the very competitive Top 30. We asked the guys who it felt to have a song in the Top 30: It’s a nice feeling! Our first time.  It’s […]

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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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New To Top 30: Sam Hunt

New To Top 30: Sam Hunt

| August 23, 2014

If you’ve heard the #1 hits “We Are Tonight” by Billy Currington, “Cop Car” by Keith Urban, or “Come Over” by Kenny Chesney, then you’ve already heard Sam Hunt.  That’s because Sam wrote those songs.  Now he has the chance to sing his own music.  His debut song, “Leave The Night On” is in this […]

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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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