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Luke Bryan Previews New Album

Luke Bryan Previews New Album

| August 5, 2015

Luke Bryan’s 5th album, Kill The Lights, will be released this Friday.  He joined Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton this week to preview several new songs from it.  This is part of their conversation: Let’s start by talking about the fact that this new album is the follow-up to Crash My Party, that sold over […]

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LBT Hits Luke Bryan's Bus

LBT Hits Luke Bryan’s Bus

| August 2, 2015

Little Big Town will host CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night To Rock this Tuesday night on ABC-TV. As part of their hosting, the group did a number of things with the other country stars on that show.  One was with this week’s co-host Luke Bryan.  Little Big Town told Lon Helton, “We became talent escorts, […]

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Shania Twain Rocks Nashville

Shania Twain Rocks Nashville

| August 2, 2015

It was a memorable night on both sides of the stage as Shania Twain brought her Rock This Country tour into Nashville.  It was emotional for Shania because she first came to Nashville 30 years ago to get in the music business.  She told the sold out crowd, “I really feel overwhelmed being here.  I’m […]

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Luke, Jason, & Bo Go Fishing

Luke, Jason, & Bo Go Fishing

| August 2, 2015

Last week, Jason Aldean told us about a fishing trip he took with Luke Bryan.  In fact, as he told that story, Luke walked into our studio!  But this week, Luke was here as co-host by himself, so he told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton more about that fishing trip: “What a great day, I […]

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Luke Thanks HIs Buddy "Lish"

Luke Thanks HIs Buddy “Lish”

| August 2, 2015

In the liner notes for Luke Bryan’s new album Kill The Lights, he gives thanks to a lot of his friends, including Cole “Lish” Swindell.  He says “Watching you win new artist was a night I’ll never forget.”  But what’s with the nickname “Lish?”  Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton asked Luke: “The way we give […]

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Luke Bryan Co-Hosts 8/1-2

Luke Bryan Co-Hosts 8/1-2

| July 29, 2015

Luke Bryan co-hosts the Countdown this week.  His current Top 10 hit is “Kick The Dust Up.”  It’s the first single from his new album “Kill The Lights,” available August 7.  Luke talks about his summer tour, and his tour partners Dustin Lynch & Randy Houser.  He shares the latest on his boys Bo & […]

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Jason Aldean Wedding Details

Jason Aldean Wedding Details

| July 26, 2015

Back in March, Jason Aldean married girlfriend Brittney in Mexico.  Officiating was Jason’s friend and Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson.  Jason explained to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “Willie is a good friend of mine.  He came down and was our minister, and it meant a lot to me to have someone who was a friend, […]

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Luke Bryan Surprises Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan Surprises Jason Aldean

| July 26, 2015

Jason Aldean was Lon Helton’s co-host this week on Country Countdown USA.  We had just played Luke Bryan’s song in the Top 30, when the studio door opened, and in walked Luke himself.  “What’s up!  Are you really at my song in the show?”  Jason answered, “We were just talking about how you haven’t given […]

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Aldean Congrats Canaan Smith #1

Aldean Congrats Canaan Smith #1

| July 26, 2015

It can be tough when your song gets jumped in the Top 30.  Even tougher when you get jumped at #2.  That’s what happened to Jason Aldean this week.  The guy who jumped him was Canaan Smith, with his very first #1.  In keeping with tradition, Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton called Canaan to congratulate him. […]

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Brantley Gilbert Loses His Grandpa

Brantley Gilbert Loses His Grandpa

| July 23, 2015

Brantley Gilbert received some sad news towards the end of his honeymoon: His grandfather passed away.  He described how he got the news to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “I was actually on my honeymoon when I got the call, it was 2:30 in the morning, my uncle Bill called me, and my wife was sitting […]

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