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Meet Toby's Daughter Krystal Keith

Meet Toby’s Daughter Krystal Keith

| October 26, 2013

This week’s co-host Toby Keith is proud of his own music, but even prouder of the debut album by his daughter Krystal.  He spoke about her with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “She’s doing a fantastic job in presenting herself, and how poised she is, and she’s watched me since she was born, so she […]

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Jason Aldean's Concert DVD

Jason Aldean’s Concert DVD

| September 28, 2013

Last spring, Jason Aldean made history when he became the first artist in any genre of music to perform at Sanford Stadium on the campus of the University of Georgia.  Now that history-making concert has been turned into a DVD.  He spoke with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton about the emotional reason behind the DVD: “I lived […]

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Keith Urban's McGraw Near-Miss

Keith Urban’s McGraw Near-Miss

| September 7, 2013

Back in  April, Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift, and Keith Urban performed their #1 hit “Highway Don’t Care” on the ACM Awards show.  When he co-hosted Country Countdown USA, Tim told Lon that it was “one of coolest moments he’s had on TV.”   But there was one important thing Tim left out of that story.  Keith told Lon […]

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Fuse Is "Keith Urban 2.0"

Fuse Is “Keith Urban 2.0″

| September 7, 2013

“Fuse” is Keith Urban’s first album of new music in almost 3 years.  The previous album, “Get Closer,” had 8 songs.  Keith doubles his output on the deluxe edition, with a total of 16 new songs!  But it isn’t just quantity, but also quality that marks this latest project.  Keith told Country Countdown USA’s Lon […]

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Dierks' Dog Flies First Class

Dierks’ Dog Flies First Class

| August 25, 2013

A few weeks ago, Dierks Bentley appeared on the ABC TV show The View.  He did it to debut his new single, “I Hold On.”  The show asked if Dierks could bring his dog Jake.  That required some travel adjustments, as Dierks told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “They wanted Jake to be a co-host, […]

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Carrie is a Reluctant Prankster

Carrie is a Reluctant Prankster

| August 17, 2013

Carrie Underwood spent the past year on the road with Hunter Hayes on her Blown Away Tour.  It’s customary for practical jokes to fly during the final show.  Carrie told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton what happened when the tour ended in May:  ”I’m not a huge prankster.  I’m really not.  We do our show, and […]

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Carrie: No New Music in 2013

Carrie: No New Music in 2013

| August 17, 2013

Carrie Underwood has a lot on her schedule this year, including hosting the CMA Awards for the 6th time, and the live revival of “The Sound Of Music.”  But she told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton that there’s no time for working on new music this year: “That’s really not on the schedule for this […]

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Carrie's Conversation With Jagger

Carrie’s Conversation With Jagger

| August 17, 2013

Last May, Carrie Underwood sang with The Rolling Stones during their stop in Toronto.  Carrie had just wrapped up her Blown Away Tour, and was preparing for a few weeks off, when the offer came: “I was so excited to go home, it had been such a long tour, and I got a call from my manager.  When […]

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Hunter Hayes Gets Skunked

Hunter Hayes Gets Skunked

| August 3, 2013

Brad Paisley invited Hunter Hayes to play guitar on his latest CD “Wheelhouse.”  Hunter recorded his part at Brad’s home studio, located in an old farm house on Brad’s property.  When Brad was on Country Countdown USA a couple months ago, he told Lon the farm house had been invaded by skunks.  We played that clip […]

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Brett Eldredge First Top 10

Brett Eldredge First Top 10

| August 2, 2013

It’s a long way from Paris Illinois to the Top 10, and Brett Eldredge knows the journey.  It wasn’t a quick trip, either.  He arrived in Nashville in 2008, was signed to a record deal a year later, and released his debut single in 2010.  But it took three more years to come up with […]

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