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Big & Rich & RaeLynn = Trouble

Big & Rich & RaeLynn = Trouble

| November 30, 2014

RaeLynn has her first Top 20 hit with “God Made Girls.”  She did a radio show recently with Big & Rich, and had some fun at the airport with Big & Rich.  Big Kenny & John Rich told the story to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: (John) She’s become my new partner in trouble.  She’s […]

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Big & Rich Co-Host 11/29-30

Big & Rich Co-Host 11/29-30

| November 25, 2014

Big & Rich co-host the Countdown this week.  They’re celebrating the tenth anniversary of their debut album, which included the Top 10 hit “Save A Horse, Ride A Cowboy.”  They’re back in the Top 10 now with “Look At You.”  They just released a new album called “Gravity,” and it includes a duet with Tim […]

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LBT's Karen Leads, Except Dinner

LBT’s Karen Leads, Except Dinner

| November 22, 2014

With four members in Little Big Town, we wondered who is the leader.  Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton asked who’s in charge? Kimberly answered: “Karen.  She’s the communicator. She’s the reason why we’re still a band.” Did she take charge or was she put in charge? Karen’s husband Jimi said, “It’s just in her.  She’s a […]

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LBT, Darius Fantasy Football

LBT, Darius Fantasy Football

| November 22, 2014

Little Big Town’s Jimi Westbrook is in a fantasy football league with Darius Rucker.  In fact, Jimi is the reigning champ, and as a result, has the championship belt on the group’s bus.  Jimi talked about it with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “It’s a WWF actual belt.  It’s huge, it’s as big as a […]

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LBT Share Some CMA Stories

LBT Share Some CMA Stories

| November 22, 2014

Earlier this month, Little Big Town won the CMA’s Vocal Group of the Year Award for the third straight time. This week, they join Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton to talk about that exciting night. Lon started by saying, You looked surprised!  “We were, we were stunned, we’re still stunned!”  Of course, after the awards, […]

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Little Big Town Co-Host 11/22-23

Little Big Town Co-Host 11/22-23

| November 20, 2014

Little Big Town co-host the Countdown this week.  They just won the CMA Vocal Group of the Year for the third straight time.  They performed on the show twice.  The first time was in electric suits with Ariana Grande.  The second time was with Miranda Lambert.  They talk about both performances, plus tell stories about […]

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Frankie Ballard's Ride To #1

Frankie Ballard’s Ride To #1

| November 16, 2014

Frankie Ballard is doing great these days, with songs on the radio, and headlining his own Light ‘Em Up Tour.  But it’s been a long way from his home in Battle Creek to Music City.  Frankie talked about it with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: Where were you born?   Battle Creek Michigan, which is southwest Michigan.  […]

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Sam Hunt Gets Debut #1

Sam Hunt Gets Debut #1

| November 16, 2014

Sam Hunt is having quite a week!  His debut album, Montevallo, was just released and topped the Country Album chart.  Then he got the news that the his first single, “Leave The Night On,” is #1.  Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton & co-host Frankie Ballard called Sam this week to congratulate him: (Lon) Frankie was […]

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Frankie Ballard's Truck Stop Show

Frankie Ballard’s Truck Stop Show

| November 16, 2014

Frankie Ballard has played a lot of unusual places in his musical career.  But one that he’ll never forget is an Arkansas truck stop he played at 3 AM, thanks to John Rich.  Frankie told the story to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “John Rich called me up, and said, ‘Let’s write some songs this weekend.’  So […]

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Frankie Ballard Co-Hosts 11/15-16

Frankie Ballard Co-Hosts 11/15-16

| November 11, 2014

You know him for hits like “Helluva Life” and his current one “Sunshine & Whiskey.”  This week, get to know Frankie Ballard as he makes his countdown co-hosting debut.  He’ll tell you how Kenny Chesney & Taylor Swift changed his life.  Frankie & Lon spent time together on the Blake Shelton Cruise and in Memphis, […]

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