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Tim McGraw Co-Hosts 6/27-28

Tim McGraw Co-Hosts 6/27-28

| June 23, 2015

Tim McGraw co-hosts the Countdown this week.  His current Top 10 hit is “Diamond Rings & Old Barstools.”  He just launched the Shotgun Rider Tour with Billy Currington & Chase Bryant.  He’s also begun work on a new movie called “The Shack.”  His oldest daughter just graduated from high school, and is about to begin […]

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Carrie: "Isaiah Is An Easy Baby"

Carrie: “Isaiah Is An Easy Baby”

| June 20, 2015

Carrie Underwood became a mom on February 27th, when her son Isaiah Michael Fisher was born.  Carrie talked about her first four months of motherhood with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “It’s great.  I didn’t know what to expect, everybody told me it was like nothing else, you love something that you just all of a sudden, cause […]

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Carrie: New Music Coming Soon

Carrie: New Music Coming Soon

| June 20, 2015

Carrie Underwood has good news for her fans: She’s been hard at work in the studio, and new music is coming soon.  She talked about her progress with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “We’re off to more than a great start.  We’ve been recording, I’ve been in the studio, I’ve laid vocals down, background vocals, there’s […]

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Carrie Underwood Co-Hosts 6/20-21

Carrie Underwood Co-Hosts 6/20-21

| June 17, 2015

This week, Carrie Underwood is back, co-hosting the Countdown with Lon.  It’s her first appearance as a new mom, and has lots of stories about baby Isaiah, including the moment she and her husband decided on his name.  She talks about her tour plans this summer, and if she’ll be traveling with her baby.  In […]

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Dierks Hosts Sounds of Summer

Dierks Hosts Sounds of Summer

| June 14, 2015

Dierks Bentley’s Sound of Summer Tour began last week, and this week, he got together with his tour-mates to co-host Country Countdown USA. Kip Moore, Maddie & Tae, and Canaan Smith all have songs in the Top 30, and one has his very first Top 10. Out of the shoot, Maddie & Tae ask “Who’s bringing corn […]

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Carrie At CMA Fest 2015 Day 3

Carrie At CMA Fest 2015 Day 3

| June 14, 2015

This week marks the 10th anniversary of Carrie Underwood’s arrival in Nashville following her American Idol win.   Carrie won Idol on May 25, 2005, and two weeks later she was in Nashville for what was to be a life-changing week of performances and publicity.  The week began June 10, 2005 with her debut at the Grand Ole Opry.  […]

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Harmony at CMA Fest 2015 Day 2

Harmony at CMA Fest 2015 Day 2

| June 13, 2015

Day 2 of CMA Fest was a but cooler, a bit less hectic than Day 1.  But it was equally star-packed, with even more great music from Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band, The Band Perry, and Luke Bryan.  Other than the last artist, the theme for the day might have been Harmony!  Definitely some great […]

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Stars Kick Off 2015 CMAFest

Stars Kick Off 2015 CMAFest

| June 12, 2015

The first day of CMA Music Fest is over, and the stars were out in full force.  Gary Allan was the first artist to play the Riverfront Stage, kicking off a full day of music.  Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum were at the brand new Music City Center, announcing special charity events.  Gary Allan was […]

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Happy 30th B-Day Chris Young

Happy 30th B-Day Chris Young

| June 12, 2015

Happy birthday today to Chris Young who turns 30.  He told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “30 is a big milestone for anybody, it’s I think one of those things where you step back and ask ‘what have I accomplished, and what do I want to accomplish moving forward.’  It’s one of those big things to […]

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Carrie's Back! Wins 3 CMT Awards

Carrie’s Back! Wins 3 CMT Awards

| June 10, 2015

She’s been out of the public eye for the past six months, as she had a baby boy, Isaiah, in February.  But tonight, Carrie Underwood was back, performing on the CMT Music Awards and winning three of the buckle trophies, including Video Of The Year.   In accepting the night’s top award, she thanked her many fans: “I […]

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