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Elvis & God Bless The USA

Elvis & God Bless The USA

| July 3, 2014

“God Bless The USA” is an American anthem that gets played on every patriotic holiday, including 4th of July.  The singer, Lee Greenwood, wrote the song in 1983, and re-recorded in 2003 after the US invasion of Iraq.  But what is the real story behind it?  According to Lee, Elvis Presley played a part. Back […]

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Tyler Farr Co-Hosts 7/5-6

Tyler Farr Co-Hosts 7/5-6

| July 1, 2014

Tyler Farr makes his countdown co-hosting debut this week.  His latest Top 5 hit is “Whiskey In My Water.”  Tyler explains how he came up with the unique title.  He’s on the road now with Jason Aldean’s Burn It Down Tour.  Tyler says he & Jason have a pretty strange backstage routine.  Tyler is also […]

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Jake Owen's Beachin' Summer Tour

Jake Owen’s Beachin’ Summer Tour

| June 28, 2014

Jake Owen is on the road with his first major tour: The Days Of Gold Tour.  It kicked off up in North Dakota back in March, and will continue through the end of October.  Jake was very excited to talk about all the work he’s put into this tour.  He spoke with Country Countdown USA’s Lon […]

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Jake Owen Co-Hosts 6/28-29

Jake Owen Co-Hosts 6/28-29

| June 26, 2014

Jake Owen is Lon’s co-host this week.  His current Top 5 hit is “Beachin,’” and he says the song is connecting with fans all over the USA.  Jake is headlining his Days Of Gold Tour, with The Eli Young Band and Parmalee.  Jake tells Lon he went to the Super Bowl in February, played golf […]

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Lee Brice Previews New CD

Lee Brice Previews New CD

| June 21, 2014

Last week, Lee Brice previewed songs from his forthcoming third album for a group of invited guests in Nashville.  They gathered in the historic Columbia Studio A, where Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, and Bob Dylan recorded in the late 60s and 70s.  Lee was interviewed by Nashville journalist Robert K. Oermann about the project.  The […]

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Lee Brice Co-Hosts 6/21-22

Lee Brice Co-Hosts 6/21-22

| June 18, 2014

Lee Brice joins Lon to co-host the Countdown this week.  His current hit is “I Don’t Dance.”  He wrote it for his wedding, and it will be the title song for his next album, due in September.  Lee is on the road now with Luke Bryan, and he talks about the night Luke fell off the […]

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Justin Moore's Father's Day Wishes

Justin Moore’s Father’s Day Wishes

| June 14, 2014

Justin Moore is spending Father’s Day 2014 with his family at home in Arkansas. His wife is expecting a new baby next month, and Justin is spending more time at home this year.  He told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton about his daughters Ella (who’s 4) and 2 year old Kennedy: “Thankfully, my youngest just became […]

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Justin Moore's Big Vegas Night

Justin Moore’s Big Vegas Night

| June 14, 2014

Justin Moore won his first  major award a couple months ago.  He won the Academy of Country Music’s Top New Artist award in Las Vegas.  Justin talked about his experience with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “I don’t know if the ACM’s were desperate or what, but we won our first major award this year, which […]

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The Band Perry's Kimberly Married

The Band Perry’s Kimberly Married

| June 13, 2014

The Band Perry’s lead singer Kimberly married Texas Rangers catcher J.P. Arencibia Thursday at the Perry family church in Greenville TN.  People Magazine reports that Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, and Blake Shelton were among the celebrity guests. Friday night at CMA Music Fest, Kimberly was asked about her wedding plans, and she said, “The greatest […]

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Justin Moore Co-Hosts 6/14-15

Justin Moore Co-Hosts 6/14-15

| June 11, 2014

Justin Moore co-hosts the Countdown this week.  He actually has two songs in the Top 30.  His own single is “Lettin’ The Night Roll,” plus he joins Brantley Gilbert & Thomas Rhett for “Small Town Throwdown.”  Justin & his wife are expecting their third child next month.  He was named the ACM’s Top New Artist […]

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