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Chris Young & Doobie Brothers

Chris Young & Doobie Brothers

| July 13, 2014

Chris Young is a traditional country singer.  There’s no doubt about it.  He reveres George Jones, Randy Travis, and Keith Whitley.  But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t know or enjoy a little classic rock.  Chris is one of a dozen country stars who will appear on a tribute album with the Doobie Brothers.  This week, […]

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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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Garth Brooks: New Music, Tour

Garth Brooks: New Music, Tour

| July 10, 2014

Garth Brooks was in Nashville today to announce he will release new music with a new worldwide partner: Sony Music and RCA Nashville.  For the first time, Garth Brooks music will be available digitally, exclusively at GarthBrooks.com.  Also, a world tour will be announced on July 14. Garth announced, “Today I feel very lucky to be […]

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Chris Young Co-Hosts 7/12-13

Chris Young Co-Hosts 7/12-13

| July 9, 2014

Chris Young co-hosts the Countdown this week.  Yes, his arm is in a cast and a sling, due to an accident last month.  Chris explains in full detail how he tried to catch a knife, and it cut two arteries and tendons.  He’s still doing shows as part of Dierks Bentley’s Riser Tour.  He says his […]

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Jason Aldean Imitates Tyler Farr

Jason Aldean Imitates Tyler Farr

| July 6, 2014

Jason Aldean’s 2014 Burn It Down tour is living up to its name.  He’s playing sold out shows around the USA.  Tyler Farr is joining Jason all year on the tour, and he spoke with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton about a strange backstage routine he has with Aldean: “I have a video of me […]

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Tyler Farr & The Pink Boot

Tyler Farr & The Pink Boot

| July 6, 2014

Lots of crazy stories happen out on the road.  This one came to us from Jerrod Niemann when he co-hosted in April.  Jerrod told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton about his good friend Tyler Farr and the Pink Boot story:  “We were in Colorado, and one morning he comes up with a pink boot.  He […]

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Top 10 July 4th Songs

Top 10 July 4th Songs

| July 3, 2014

July 4th celebrates American Independence from the British.  But it also celebrates those traits we consider distinctly American.  Country music is a unique American artform.  So it’s no surprise that many country stars have released songs that have become patriotic anthems.  We’ve put together a list of songs that you’re likely to hear on the radio this […]

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Garth Brooks: Wait Is Over 7/7

Garth Brooks: Wait Is Over 7/7

| July 3, 2014

“The Wait Is Over 7/7.”  That’s the message at GarthBrooks.com.  So what does that mean?  It could be a big tour announcement, it could be new music, or it could be both. Here’s what we know: Garth’s lucky number is 7.  So making a major announcement on the 7th day of the 7th month, (probably […]

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Elvis & God Bless The USA

Elvis & God Bless The USA

| July 3, 2014

“God Bless The USA” is an American anthem that gets played on every patriotic holiday, including 4th of July.  The singer, Lee Greenwood, wrote the song in 1983, and re-recorded in 2003 after the US invasion of Iraq.  But what is the real story behind it?  According to Lee, Elvis Presley played a part. Back […]

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Tyler Farr Co-Hosts 7/5-6

Tyler Farr Co-Hosts 7/5-6

| July 1, 2014

Tyler Farr makes his countdown co-hosting debut this week.  His latest Top 5 hit is “Whiskey In My Water.”  Tyler explains how he came up with the unique title.  He’s on the road now with Jason Aldean’s Burn It Down Tour.  Tyler says he & Jason have a pretty strange backstage routine.  Tyler is also […]

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