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Luke Bryan Previews New Album

Luke Bryan Previews New Album

| August 2, 2015

Luke Bryan’s 5th album, Kill The Lights, will be released this Friday.  He joined Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton this week to preview several new songs from it.  This is part of their conversation: Let’s start by talking about the fact that this new album is the follow-up to Crash My Party, that sold over […]

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Kelsea Ballerini Celebrates 1st #1

Kelsea Ballerini Celebrates 1st #1

| July 5, 2015

Kelsea Ballerini has her first #1 with “Love Me Like You Mean It,” so Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton and his co-host Easton Corbin called her to congratulate her. “I knew it was a possibility for me this week, but obviously I didn’t know if I would make it or not.  My label called me, […]

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Montgomery Gentry Folks Like Us

Montgomery Gentry Folks Like Us

| June 7, 2015

It’s been a few years and a few big challenges since we had new music from Montgomery Gentry.  But this week, the wait is over, and the obstacles have been overcome.  Eddie & Troy are back better than ever with their eighth album “Folks Like Us.”  They sat down to talk about it with Country […]

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Billy Currington's Summer Forever

Billy Currington’s Summer Forever

| May 24, 2015

Billy Currington loves warm weather.  When winter comes around, you’ll find Billy in Hawaii.  So it’s appropriate that Billy titled his latest album “Summer Forever,” because if anyone lives that life, it’s Billy. But actually the album title comes from the last song on the record.  Billy explained to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton how […]

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Tim McGraw on Tomorrowland

Tim McGraw on Tomorrowland

| May 22, 2015

Tim McGraw is back on the big screen this weekend, appearing in the new Disney movie “Tomorrowland,” starring George Clooney.  McGraw actually began work on the movie almost two years ago.  At the time, he told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “It’s a great story.  To me, the great thing about working on movies is […]

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Kelsea Ballerini's Nashville Debut

Kelsea Ballerini’s Nashville Debut

| May 13, 2015

Kelsea Ballerini’s Nashville debut was sold out, and her 90 minute show Tuesday night was a powerful statement that there’s a new contender in the Country Female category.  The site was 3rd & Lindsley, a club that was the launch-pad for many of today’s top stars, including Lady Antebellum.  The show was part of CMT’s Next […]

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Zac Brown Previews New Album

Zac Brown Previews New Album

| April 8, 2015

Zac Brown’s new album Jekyll & Hyde will be released on April 28th.  It contains 16 songs, including the current hit, “Homegrown.”  Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton spoke with Zac about making the album: What will we hear on it? “I think you’ve got the best of what people would expect from our other records, […]

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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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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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