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Alan Jackson To Celebrate 25th

Alan Jackson To Celebrate 25th

| June 5, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 5, 2014)  Superstar Alan Jackson held a press conference this morning at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville to announce a year-long celebration of his 25th year in the music business. Jackson’s 25th anniversary celebration is a multi-faceted undertaking that will celebrate his countless – and ongoing – contributions to […]

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Brett Eldredge Co-Hosts 6/7-8

Brett Eldredge Co-Hosts 6/7-8

| June 4, 2014

Brett Eldredge co-hosts the Countdown for the very first time this weekend.   His current Top 5 hit is “Beat of the Music.”  Brett tells the true story behind that song.   He just wrapped up a tour with Billy Currington, and he pranked Billy on the final show.  He & Thomas Rhett just won a golf tournament in […]

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Miranda Lambert's 3-Home Life

Miranda Lambert’s 3-Home Life

| June 1, 2014

A couple months ago, Miranda Lambert and husband Blake Shelton bought a home in Nashville.  Of course they also have a home in Oklahoma, and Blake rents a place in LA when he’s doing The Voice.  That makes them a 3-home couple.  Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton spoke with Miranda about that new lifestyle: So […]

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Miranda Lambert's Tabloid Tune

Miranda Lambert’s Tabloid Tune

| June 1, 2014

Ever since Miranda Lambert married Blake Shelton three years ago, she’s seen her once-quiet Texas life turned into tabloid fodder.  Like most creative people, Miranda found a way to turn her frustrations with the media into a song on her new album.  The song is called “Pricilla,” named for the wife of Elvis Presley.  She […]

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Miranda's Legendary Friends

Miranda’s Legendary Friends

| May 31, 2014

Miranda Lambert has friends in high places!  As in, friends who are members of the Country Music Hall of Fame.  At the Academy of Country Music Awards last month, Miranda presented the Crystal Milestone Award to Merle Haggard, who has been a friend and fan for many years.  She was joined on stage that night by George […]

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Inside Miranda Lambert's Closet

Inside Miranda Lambert’s Closet

| May 31, 2014

Miranda Lambert is the latest country star to open her closet for an exhibition at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum.  The 5-time Female Vocalist of the Year now joins Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift for an exhibit called “Backstage Access.”  Miranda hosted a media preview for the exhibition, and talked about putting […]

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Miranda Lambert CoHosts 5/31-6/1

Miranda Lambert CoHosts 5/31-6/1

| May 28, 2014

Miranda Lambert co-hosts the Countdown this week.  Her current Top 5 hit is “Automatic,” and it’s the first single from her new album, “Platinum,” available next week.  Miranda talks about presenting Merle Haggard with the ACM Crystal Milestone Award, and the priceless photo she now has with three legends.  She talks about her husband Blake […]

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Cole Swindell Celebrates 1st #1

Cole Swindell Celebrates 1st #1

| May 28, 2014

It was a perfect day to be “chillin’ it” in Nashville, and that’s exactly what the guy behind that hit did Monday.  Cole Swindell was the guest of honor at a party celebrating his debut #1: “Chillin’ It.”  Several of his famous friends even showed up, including Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley.  Throughout […]

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Top 10 Memorial Day Songs

Top 10 Memorial Day Songs

| May 25, 2014

Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day, and it goes back to the Civil War.  The idea was to take a day and place flowers or a flag on the graves of soldiers.  There are a lot of country songs that have a patriotic theme to them.  Our Top 10 list focuses on recent country songs that […]

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Luke Bryan Bo & Tate Update

Luke Bryan Bo & Tate Update

| May 24, 2014

When Luke Bryan co-hosts the Countdown, we always get a Bo & Tate Update.  The boys are growing quickly: Bo just turned 6 in March, and Tate will turn 4 in August.  Luke told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton, “They are completely different.  Bo is a little sweetheart.  Tate, you can’t rattle Tate.  He don’t […]

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