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Kelsea Ballerini Celebrates 1st #1

Kelsea Ballerini Celebrates 1st #1

| July 5, 2015

Kelsea Ballerini has her first #1 with “Love Me Like You Mean It,” so Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton and his co-host Easton Corbin called her to congratulate her. “I knew it was a possibility for me this week, but obviously I didn’t know if I would make it or not.  My label called me, […]

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Trisha Yearwood Opens Exhibit

Trisha Yearwood Opens Exhibit

| July 4, 2015

Trisha Yearwood has opened her closets and storage spaces to the public, allowing her fans a chance to see items she’s collected and saved from her 25 year career.  The exhibit, “Trisha Yearwood: The Song Remembers When,” is on display now at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum in Nashville.  Trisha was there […]

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Top 10 July 4th Songs

Top 10 July 4th Songs

| July 3, 2015

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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Easton Corbin Co-Hosts 7/4-5

Easton Corbin Co-Hosts 7/4-5

| June 30, 2015

Easton Corbin co-hosts this week.  He just released a new album, About To Get Real.  Plus his latest hit, “Baby Be My Love Song,” is in the Top 5.  Easton has great stories about Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, The Band Perry, Chris Janson, and more.  He just ran into Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tom Arnold, and Joe […]

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McGraw Debuts "Shower Sessions"

McGraw Debuts “Shower Sessions”

| June 28, 2015

Have you ever wondered what happens backstage before a Tim McGraw concert?  Well Tim would like to show you…through the power of video.  He spoke with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton about something he calls The Shower Sessions: “We’re actually doin’ these things on the road now that we decided we’d call Shower Sessions, which […]

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McGraw Readies Music & Movie

McGraw Readies Music & Movie

| June 27, 2015

Tim McGraw is in the middle of a very busy summer.  Not only is he on the road with his Shotgun Rider Tour.  But he’s also working on a new album and shooting a new movie.  He talked about it with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton. “Yeah, we’re working on another movie, in the middle of […]

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Tim McGraw's Emotional Moment

Tim McGraw’s Emotional Moment

| June 27, 2015

Tim McGraw usually plays the outlaw, complete with black cowboy hat.  But there’s one thing that can bring this tough guy to tears, and that’s his daughter’s high school graduation.  He spoke about it with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “Gracie’s last year at home was tough for me.  So was tough going to her graduation, it was […]

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Carrie & Kelly: Baby Matchmakers

Carrie & Kelly: Baby Matchmakers

| June 25, 2015

Former Idols Kelly Clarkson & Carrie Underwood are good friends.  Now they’re baby moms.  Kelly has a year-old daughter, and Carrie has a 5-month old son.  Carrie told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton that the two moms have even talked about the future of their two kids. “We had jokingly talked about, like should we go […]

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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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