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Eric Church Co-Hosts 1/24-25

Eric Church Co-Hosts 1/24-25

| January 21, 2015

Eric Church co-hosts the Countdown this week.  His current Top 5 hit is “Talladega.”  He is nominated for FOUR Grammy Awards, including Best Country Album for “The Outsiders.”  Eric just announced another four months of The Outsiders World Tour.  Plus Eric will join Kenny Chesney on five of his stadium concerts this summer.  Eric tells Lon about singing […]

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Happy 30th Birthday Brantley

Happy 30th Birthday Brantley

| January 20, 2015

Brantley Gilbert turns 30 years old today!  When he co-hosted Country Countdown USA a few months ago, Lon Helton asked him how he felt about the big day: “The honest to God truth, I’ve got a little lady who’s special to me in my life right now, her mom was telling me that 30 was […]

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Carrie Underwood's Song Cabin

Carrie Underwood’s Song Cabin

| January 18, 2015

Carrie Underwood’s latest album, “Greatest Hits: Decade #1,” features more than Carrie’s voice.  She also wrote the majority of the songs on the project.  Many of those hits were written in a secluded cabin near Nashville that she owns specifically for writing songs.  She spoke with Country Countdown USA’s about her little getaway: A few […]

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Carrie: New Music This Year

Carrie: New Music This Year

| January 18, 2015

Carrie Underwood’s latest album is “Greatest Hits: Decade #1,” covering ten years of hits, two CDs, and 25 songs.  But when does Carrie begin Decade #2?  Carrie tells Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton that she hasn’t actually set a deadline: “I hate stamping a done date on things before it’s done, but it’s always been […]

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Carrie: Mike Likes The Name "Bo"

Carrie: Mike Likes The Name “Bo”

| January 17, 2015

Carrie Underwood and her husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child, a boy, in a few months.  Carrie told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton that she and her husband have already had some conversations about raising their son: “He keeps trying to push the name “Bo” for our little guy.  I just won’t have […]

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Carrie Underwood Co-Hosts 1/17-18

Carrie Underwood Co-Hosts 1/17-18

| January 13, 2015

Carrie Underwood co-hosts the Countdown this week.  Her current hit is “Something In The Water,” and it’s part of her new album Greatest Hits: Decade #1. Carrie updates us on all the preparations for her first child, and how it will affect her plans for the rest of 2015.  She says she’s received advice from other […]

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Chesney Previews Big Revival Tour

Chesney Previews Big Revival Tour

| January 11, 2015

This week, Kenny Chesney joins Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton to preview the concert tour of the summer, The Big Revival Tour, featuring Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Jake Owen, Brantley Gilbert, and Cole Swindell.  Kenny tells Lon he’s about to begin rehearsals here in Nashville, and the tour will begin in March, with stadium shows […]

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Brad, Carrie Honor Jimmy Dickens

Brad, Carrie Honor Jimmy Dickens

| January 8, 2015

Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Vince Gill, and Steve Wariner were among the Grand Ole Opry stars who performed in tribute to Little Jimmy Dickens on Thursday.  The Hall of Famer died last week at the age of 94.  He was one of the last living connections to the legendary Hank Williams. Paisley, who had featured Dickens […]

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Kenny Chesney Co-Hosts 1/10-11

Kenny Chesney Co-Hosts 1/10-11

| January 8, 2015

Kenny Chesney co-hosts the Countdown this week.  His current Top 5 hit is “Til It’s Gone.”  Kenny will preview his huge 2015 Big Revival Tour, featuring Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Jake Owen, and Brantley Gilbert.  Kenny is about to begin rehearsals, with the first show taking place in March.  Between now and then, Kenny hopes […]

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Taylor Swift Emails Brad Paisley

Taylor Swift Emails Brad Paisley

| January 4, 2015

Taylor Swift didn’t attend this year’s CMA Awards.  But that didn’t mean she was ignored.  Hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley did a parody of “Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes,” with lyrics about Taylor: “Who’s going to fill her shoes? Who’s going to stand that tall? Who’s going to be country and poppy and sing […]

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