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Little Big Town's Cocktail Recipe

Little Big Town’s Cocktail Recipe

| June 26, 2014

Little Big Town invited a group of Nashville area reporters to join them for a little “Day Drinking,” in honor of their new single of that name.  The center of attention was a custom cocktail, created by the band, which they call an LBT-Rita. “It’s easy.  We stole it from somebody else, and modified it:” 1 can […]

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Jake Owen Co-Hosts 6/28-29

Jake Owen Co-Hosts 6/28-29

| June 26, 2014

Jake Owen is Lon’s co-host this week.  His current Top 5 hit is “Beachin,’” and he says the song is connecting with fans all over the USA.  Jake is headlining his Days Of Gold Tour, with The Eli Young Band and Parmalee.  Jake tells Lon he went to the Super Bowl in February, played golf […]

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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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Lee Brice Co-Hosts 6/21-22

Lee Brice Co-Hosts 6/21-22

| June 18, 2014

Lee Brice joins Lon to co-host the Countdown this week.  His current hit is “I Don’t Dance.”  He wrote it for his wedding, and it will be the title song for his next album, due in September.  Lee is on the road now with Luke Bryan, and he talks about the night Luke fell off the […]

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Justin Moore's Best Night Ever

Justin Moore’s Best Night Ever

| June 14, 2014

Justin  Moore is a huge baseball fan.  In fact he’ll tell you that one great benefit of being a country star is it gets him a lot of access at baseball parks.  Justin talked about several recent experiences with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: We often hear stories from our co-hosts that surprise us.  Recently, […]

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Justin Moore's Father's Day Wishes

Justin Moore’s Father’s Day Wishes

| June 14, 2014

Justin Moore is spending Father’s Day 2014 with his family at home in Arkansas. His wife is expecting a new baby next month, and Justin is spending more time at home this year.  He told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton about his daughters Ella (who’s 4) and 2 year old Kennedy: “Thankfully, my youngest just became […]

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Justin Moore's Big Vegas Night

Justin Moore’s Big Vegas Night

| June 14, 2014

Justin Moore won his first  major award a couple months ago.  He won the Academy of Country Music’s Top New Artist award in Las Vegas.  Justin talked about his experience with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “I don’t know if the ACM’s were desperate or what, but we won our first major award this year, which […]

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The Band Perry's Kimberly Married

The Band Perry’s Kimberly Married

| June 13, 2014

The Band Perry’s lead singer Kimberly married Texas Rangers catcher J.P. Arencibia Thursday at the Perry family church in Greenville TN.  People Magazine reports that Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, and Blake Shelton were among the celebrity guests. Friday night at CMA Music Fest, Kimberly was asked about her wedding plans, and she said, “The greatest […]

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Justin Moore Co-Hosts 6/14-15

Justin Moore Co-Hosts 6/14-15

| June 11, 2014

Justin Moore co-hosts the Countdown this week.  He actually has two songs in the Top 30.  His own single is “Lettin’ The Night Roll,” plus he joins Brantley Gilbert & Thomas Rhett for “Small Town Throwdown.”  Justin & his wife are expecting their third child next month.  He was named the ACM’s Top New Artist […]

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Frankie Ballard's #1 & Nephew

Frankie Ballard’s #1 & Nephew

| June 10, 2014

Frankie Ballard says June 9th will always have special significance in his life.  It was the day he celebrated his first #1: “Helluva Life.”  But more importantly, it was the day he became an uncle!  He told reporters before the party, “My mom & dad were going to drive down, and my older sister has […]

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