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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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Get Ready To Rock The Country

Get Ready To Rock The Country

| August 4, 2014

“CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” is the front-row seat to the hottest concert performances of the summer. Hosted for the second time by reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town, the three-hour special airs Tuesday, August 5 (7:00-10:00 PM/CT) on the ABC Television Network. Filmed during the sold-out CMA Music […]

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Chris Young Explains His Accident

Chris Young Explains His Accident

| July 13, 2014

On June 5th, it was reported that Chris Young had cut his left hand in a kitchen accident.  The next day, he was forced to cancel his appearance at CMA Fest.  This week, Chris co-hosted Country Countdown USA with his arm in a sling to explain the full story behind his accident: So how’re you? […]

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Lee Brice Previews New CD

Lee Brice Previews New CD

| June 21, 2014

Last week, Lee Brice previewed songs from his forthcoming third album for a group of invited guests in Nashville.  They gathered in the historic Columbia Studio A, where Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, and Bob Dylan recorded in the late 60s and 70s.  Lee was interviewed by Nashville journalist Robert K. Oermann about the project.  The […]

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