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Luke Bryan: Save & Butt Grab

Luke Bryan: Save & Butt Grab

| October 6, 2014

When you go to a Luke Bryan show, you expect to see him put 100% of himself into his performance.  But twice this summer, Luke got so excited, he actually fell off the stage!  Luke talked about it with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “Yes, the year of falls for Luke Bryan.  I fell in […]

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Luke Bryan Co-Hosts 10/4-5

Luke Bryan Co-Hosts 10/4-5

| September 30, 2014

Luke Bryan co-hosts the Countdown with Lon this week.  He’s in the middle of his 6th annual Farm Tour, traveling around the southeast.  Lon was at Luke’s huge show at Chicago’s Soldier Field, and they talk about that.  They also talk about Luke’s buddy, Cole Swindell, who wrote Luke’s current hit “Roller Coaster,” as well […]

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Dierks Bentley's Busy Week

Dierks Bentley’s Busy Week

| September 28, 2014

On Wednesday, Dierks Bentley was in Nashville celebrating his 12th #1, “Drunk On a Plane.”  The next day, he was off on a three show run, wrapping his 2014 Riser Tour.  Then Sunday, he was back in Music City to host his 9th annual Miles & Music benefit concert and motorcycle ride.  Just another week in […]

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Cole "Busted" by Jason Aldean

Cole “Busted” by Jason Aldean

| September 27, 2014

We know that Cole Swindell sold t-shirts for Luke Bryan.  But we didn’t know if he was any good at it.  Now we know!  Two years ago, Luke was on tour with Jason Aldean.  So when Jason co-hosted the Countdown, he told Lon Helton this story about a young Cole Swindell: Jason: The thing I […]

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Cole Swindell's Shower Surprise

Cole Swindell’s Shower Surprise

| September 27, 2014

How surprised was Cole Swindell at his CMA New Artist nomination?  Let’s just say it caught him at an “inconvenient moment.”  Cole told the story to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: What were you doing when you got the news? (C) I haven’t had a chance to tell this story yet, so this is perfect.  I […]

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Cole Swindell Co-Hosts 9/27-28

Cole Swindell Co-Hosts 9/27-28

| September 23, 2014

Cole Swindell makes his countdown co-hosting debut this week, and celebrated wearing his USA t-shirt!  Cole’s current Top 5 hit is “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight,” and he wrote it with Florida Georgia Line.  Cole talks about them, as well as his music mentor & tour partner Luke Bryan.  Cole also wrote Luke’s current hit Roller Coaster.  […]

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The Day Dustin Lynch Met Garth

The Day Dustin Lynch Met Garth

| September 20, 2014

From his childhood growing up in Tullahoma TN, Dustin Lynch idolized Garth Brooks.  Dustin was just five years old when Garth debuted with “Much Too Young.”  He told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton:  My parents have video of me at age 8 in a cowboy hat with a guitar singing “Rodeo” at the top of my lungs.  I can […]

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Dustin Lynch Gets Intimate

Dustin Lynch Gets Intimate

| September 20, 2014

A couple weeks ago, Dustin Lynch did a small, intimate concert at a club in Nashville for a few hundred fans and local radio staffers.  He used the show to debut songs from his sophomore album, “Where It’s At.”  Dustin spoke with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton about his new album: (Lon) How would you describe […]

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Tim McGraw Launches New Album

Tim McGraw Launches New Album

| September 15, 2014

Tim McGraw is doing a full court press this week to launch his new album “Sundown Heaven Town.”  Sunday night, Tim hosted a small gathering of radio friends at a restaurant south of Nashville where he performed several songs from the album, including the current single “Shotgun Rider.”  Wife Faith Hill was also there, as […]

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Dustin Lynch Co-Hosts 9/20-21

Dustin Lynch Co-Hosts 9/20-21

| September 15, 2014

Dustin Lynch makes his Countdown co-hosting debut this week.  His current Top 5 hit is “Where It’s At.”  It’s the title track from Dustin’s new album.  Dustin talks about his tour this past year with Keith Urban & Little Big Town.  He recalls the first time he met his childhood hero Garth Brooks.  He also recalls a […]

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