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Darius Rucker Skips Pebble Beach

Darius Rucker Skips Pebble Beach

| February 15, 2015

Darius Rucker loves golf.  When he’s not on stage or with his family, you’re likely to find him on a golf course.  And one of his favorite tournaments is the annual Pro-Am at Pebble Beach.  He’s taken part in the celebrity tournament for many years.  This year, however, he was unable to play.  He explained his absence […]

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Darius Rucker Co-Hosts 2/14-15

Darius Rucker Co-Hosts 2/14-15

| February 11, 2015

Darius Rucker joins Lon this week as co-host.  His current hit, “Homegrown Honey,” is in the Top 15.  Darius co-write the songs with Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley.  Darius was just in Phoenix to play some golf and attend the Super Bowl.  He actually performed at the New England Patriots’ Victory Party!  Darius just announced his […]

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FGL's Tyler On Wedding Plans

FGL’s Tyler On Wedding Plans

| February 8, 2015

Last fall, Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard announced he was engaged to be married.  It’s been six months, so Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton asked Tyler for an update on the wedding plans: “It’s been amazing, we’ve had a good time planning the wedding, and to be honest, I’m just blessed to have an amazing […]

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FGL: Diapers In Times Square

FGL: Diapers In Times Square

| February 8, 2015

Florida Georgia Line played New York’s Times Square on New Year’s Eve.  Over a million people jammed into that area to ring in the new year.  The guys had a lot of respect for those fans who stood in the bitter cold for hours without benefit of a bathroom.  FGL’s Brian Kelley had this advice […]

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Luke Reacts To Garth Comments

Luke Reacts To Garth Comments

| February 8, 2015

Back in November, Garth Brooks presented Luke Bryan with the CMA Entertainer of the Year Award.  It was the first time Luke had met Garth.  One month later, Garth and Trisha were on Country Countdown USA, and they talked about that moment with host Lon Helton: (Garth) “The thing you learn about any artist is […]

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Stars In LA For Grammy Weekend

Stars In LA For Grammy Weekend

| February 6, 2015

They all want one of those little gramophones.  And who wouldn’t?  They have become, as Eric Church said, “The Holy Grail” for musicians.  This weekend, a bunch of country stars have made the trek to Los Angeles to take part in the activities. Eric Church will perform his nominated song, “Give Me Back My Hometown.”  […]

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Florida Georgia Line Co-Host 2/7-8

Florida Georgia Line Co-Host 2/7-8

| February 4, 2015

Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley & Tyler Hubbard co-host the Countdown this week.  Their current Top 5 hit is “Sun Daze.”  They just kicked off their Anything Goes Tour featuring Thomas Rhett and Frankie Ballard.  The guys spent all of last year on the road with Jason Aldean, and even wrote his #1 hit “Burnin’ […]

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Luke Reflects On 1st CMA Win

Luke Reflects On 1st CMA Win

| February 1, 2015

It was his greatest CMA victory, and at the same time, it was his first CMA victory!  It’s been three months since Luke Bryan was named CMA Entertainer of the Year.  Lots of time to think and reflect on the big night.  He shares some great memories with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton this week.  For example, […]

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2015 ACM Awards Nominations

2015 ACM Awards Nominations

| January 30, 2015

ENCINO, CA (January 30, 2015) – Nominations were announced today for the 50th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, honoring country music’s superstars and hottest emerging talent. Hosted by ACM Award winners Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, the ACM Awards are produced for television by dick clark productions and will […]

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Carrie Won't Go To Super Bowl

Carrie Won’t Go To Super Bowl

| January 26, 2015

Every week this fall, Carrie Underwood sang the theme for NBC’s Sunday Night Football.  And when the Super Bowl begins this Sunday night on NBC, Carrie will once again sing the theme.  But she told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton she won’t actually attend the game in Phoenix: “I am going to be insanely pregnant!  […]

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