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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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New Trisha Yearwood Music Soon

New Trisha Yearwood Music Soon

| August 23, 2014

(Nashville, TN – August 19, 2014) – Grammy Award-winning vocalist Trisha Yearwood has signed with Sony Music Nashville and announced that her twelfth studio album will be titled PrizeFighter on RCA Nashville. The news was shared at an event tonight that gathered friends and colleagues for an evening of food and music that she performed […]

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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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Dierks Bentley Co-Hosts 8/23-24

Dierks Bentley Co-Hosts 8/23-24

| August 21, 2014

Dierks Bentley joins Lon to co-host the Countdown.  His current Top 5 hit is Drunk On a Plane.  He’s headlining the Riser Tour this summer with Chris Young, and says he’s having the summer of his life.  He’s about to join Luke Bryan at Soldier Field in Chicago.  He gives us the update on his […]

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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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Tim McGraw Co-Hosts 8/16-17

Tim McGraw Co-Hosts 8/16-17

| August 12, 2014

Tim McGraw co-hosts the Countdown with Lon this week.  Tim’s current Top 10 hit is “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s.”  He talks about performing it with Faith, how she reacted when she first heard it, and what his own mama thinks about it.  Tim is about to release a new album, called “Sundown Heaven Town.”  He explains the […]

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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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Brad Paisley: Inside Rising Star

Brad Paisley: Inside Rising Star

| August 9, 2014

Brad Paisley is now being seen every Sunday night on the new TV reality show “Rising Star.”  Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton attended a live broadcast of the show in Los Angeles, and spoke with Brad about it: I understand your first inclination was not to do such a show: That’s right.  I said no […]

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