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Brad Paisley Previews Moonshine

Brad Paisley Previews Moonshine

| August 9, 2014

Brad Paisley is about to release his 11th album on August 25th called “Moonshine In The Trunk.” Brad previewed several songs from the album with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: The album is a mason jar half-full kind of record.  The moonshine is at least half-full or more.  There’s enough reality in the world.  Actually […]

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Brad Paisley Co-Hosts 8/9-10

Brad Paisley Co-Hosts 8/9-10

| August 4, 2014

Brad Paisley co-hosts the Countdown from California, where he’s an expert on ABC-TV’s Rising Star.  Lon went to LA to watch the show, and spoke with Brad about it, his thoughts on reality TV, and his relationship with the other experts, Kesha and Ludacris.  Brad’s current Top 5 hit is “River Bank,” and they talk […]

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Get Ready To Rock The Country

Get Ready To Rock The Country

| August 4, 2014

“CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” is the front-row seat to the hottest concert performances of the summer. Hosted for the second time by reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town, the three-hour special airs Tuesday, August 5 (7:00-10:00 PM/CT) on the ABC Television Network. Filmed during the sold-out CMA Music […]

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Lee Brice Pittsburgh Bus Panic

Lee Brice Pittsburgh Bus Panic

| August 2, 2014

Lee Brice had a harrowing experience last month right before show-time at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.  He was there with Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, and Cole Swindell for the first stadium show on Luke’s 2014 That’s My Kind of Night Tour.  Luke told the story on Country Countdown USA with Lon Helton: “Lee’s wife and […]

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Currington: New Music Coming!

Currington: New Music Coming!

| July 28, 2014

It’s been about ten months since Billy Currington released his latest album “We Are Tonight.”  But Billy told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton that he’s almost done with the next one!  “We started about two months ago, we’re about 8 songs in right now, and we’ll probably do one more session of 2 or 3 […]

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Jason Aldean's Burnin' It Down

Jason Aldean’s Burnin’ It Down

| July 27, 2014

Jason Aldean played back-to-back sold out stadium shows last weekend in Cleveland and Cincinnati.  In addition to his hits, Jason used the opportunity to debut a brand new single: “Burnin’ It Down.”  Jason spoke with reporters before the Cincinnati show to talk about his sexy new song: This song shows a different side of you […]

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Brett Eldredge #1 Shark Swim

Brett Eldredge #1 Shark Swim

| July 27, 2014

When Brett Eldredge co-hosted the Countdown a couple months ago, he told Lon Helton that if his latest hit “Beat of the Music” went to #1, he’d overcome his own fears and swim with sharks.  “I said I’d go cage diving if Beat of the Music went #1.”  So the song went to #1 in […]

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Joe Nichols' Baby Girl Georgia

Joe Nichols’ Baby Girl Georgia

| July 20, 2014

Joe Nichols became the father of his third daughter on May 20th.  He & his wife Heather named the baby girl Georgia Blue, and Joe explained the baby’s name to Lon Helton when he co-hosted Country Countdown USA: “Heather & I got married in Georgia, Savannah Georgia, beautiful city, and we wanted to pass along […]

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Chris Young & Doobie Brothers

Chris Young & Doobie Brothers

| July 13, 2014

Chris Young is a traditional country singer.  There’s no doubt about it.  He reveres George Jones, Randy Travis, and Keith Whitley.  But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t know or enjoy a little classic rock.  Chris is one of a dozen country stars who will appear on a tribute album with the Doobie Brothers.  This week, […]

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Chris Young Explains His Accident

Chris Young Explains His Accident

| July 13, 2014

On June 5th, it was reported that Chris Young had cut his left hand in a kitchen accident.  The next day, he was forced to cancel his appearance at CMA Fest.  This week, Chris co-hosted Country Countdown USA with his arm in a sling to explain the full story behind his accident: So how’re you? […]

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