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Keith Urban Helps Brantley Gilbert

Keith Urban Helps Brantley Gilbert

| October 19, 2014

Keith Urban is one of country’s top superstars.  He’s also happily sober, having gone through rehab 7 years ago.  So when he heard Brantley Gilbert was having a tough time with sobriety, he made a phone call.  Brantley recalled the moment with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “Keith’s actually been a really good dude to […]

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Meet Brantley Gilbert's Dog Sylo

Meet Brantley Gilbert’s Dog Sylo

| October 19, 2014

Earlier this year, Brantley Gilbert got a new companion: A bulldog he named Sylo.  He talked about his new best friend with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: Tell me about your dog: “Yeah man, Sylo is the laziest individual God ever made.  He’s an American bulldog.  He sleeps a lot, he snores, he’s developed some […]

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Brantley Gilbert Is A Minister

Brantley Gilbert Is A Minister

| October 19, 2014

Brantley Gilbert may be best known as a country star, but he’s also an ordained minister!  He told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton that he’s actually officiated at a few weddings: I understand you’re an ordained minister?  How’d that come about? We did it online about 2 or 3 years ago.  We did it so I could […]

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Little Big Town Opry Members

Little Big Town Opry Members

| October 19, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (Oct. 17, 2014) – The critically acclaimed Grammy®-winning vocal group Little Big Town (Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, and Jimi Westbrook) was formally inducted into the Grand Ole Opry Friday by Opry members Little Jimmy Dickens and Vince Gill. The group had been invited to join the Opry on Oct. 3 […]

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Brantley Gilbert Co-Hosts 10/18-19

Brantley Gilbert Co-Hosts 10/18-19

| October 15, 2014

Brantley Gilbert will co-host Country Countdown USA with Lon Helton this weekend.  Brantley’s current Top 10 is “Small Town Throwdown,” featuring Justin Moore & Thomas Rhett.  Brantley has been on the road all summer with Thomas, as just began a new tour with Tyler Farr & Chase Bryant.  Brantley is an ordained minister and recently […]

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From FGL's Brian: Tribe Kelley

From FGL’s Brian: Tribe Kelley

| October 12, 2014

Florida Georgia Line fans have heard Brian Kelley refer to his family as “Tribe Kelley.”  Very soon, they will be able to join the tribe!  Brian’s wife is putting together a clothing line she’s calling Tribe Kelley.  Brian talked about it with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: Tell me about this new clothing line: “Yeah, […]

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FGL Previews "Anything Goes"

FGL Previews “Anything Goes”

| October 12, 2014

This week, Florida Georgia Line will release their second album, “Anything Goes.”  Their debut went Platinum, thanks to the success of the hit :Cruise.”  The duo hopes lightning strikes twice.  FGL’s Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard co-hosted Country Countdown USA with Lon Helton. What’s the transition like from the first album to this one? (Tyler) […]

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FGL & Chase Rice In "Fun House"

FGL & Chase Rice In “Fun House”

| October 12, 2014

Florida Georgia Line and Chase Rice both have songs in this week’s Top 10.  But there was a time, not too long ago, when nobody knew either of them.  That’s when they actually shared a Nashville house together!  But their roots go back even further. FGL’s Brian Kelley told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton that […]

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Lady Antebellum's Movie Music

Lady Antebellum’s Movie Music

| October 12, 2014

It was a moment when Hollywood met Nashville, as the movies intersected with Music City.  The Country Music Hall of Fame was the site for the Nashville premiere of the new movie “The Best Of Me.”  The movie features an obviously country-oriented soundtrack, led by Lady Antebellum.  The trio walked the red carpet with the […]

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FGL Has 3 Songs In Our Top 5

FGL Has 3 Songs In Our Top 5

| October 11, 2014

It may be the first time we’ve had a co-host with three songs in our Top 5, two as writers and one as artists.  Florida Georgia Line’s Brian & Tyler have their own song “Dirt.”  But they also co-wrote Jason Aldean’s current hit “Burnin’ It Down” and Cole Swindell’s “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight.”  They […]

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