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Tag: "Top 10"

Top 10 Songs For 9-11

Top 10 Songs For 9-11

| September 9, 2011

An event as emotional as the terrorist attacks of 9-11 was bound to inspire a lot of music.  There were several songs released in the weeks before the event that found new meaning on that September Day.  And there were several more that were directly inspired by 9-11 and the subsequent war.  No question that […]

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Top 10 Country Work Songs

Top 10 Country Work Songs

| September 1, 2011

The history of country music is filled with songs about work and workers.  The Father of Country Music, Jimmie Rodgers, wrote a dozen songs on the subject, mostly about trains and trainmen, but also about muleskinners, sailors, and farmers.    Recent history has continued the trend, with Merle Haggard, Alabama, and Alan Jackson each delivering several appropriate […]

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Trace Adkins Top 10

Trace Adkins Top 10

| August 27, 2011

This week’s co-host, Trace Adkins, celebrates his 15th year as a recording artist in 2011.  During that time, he’s released 30 singles from ten studio albums.  Half of his singles have made it to the Top 10, and three have made it to #1.  But what are Trace Adkins’ Top 10 most popular hits?  Here […]

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Top 10 Tennessee Country Stars

Top 10 Tennessee Country Stars

| July 23, 2011

This week’s co-host, Chris Young, was born in Murfreesboro, TN, about 25 miles southeast of Nashville.  As he says in this week’s show, a lot of country singers live in the Nashville area.  Only a few were born and raised there.  That got us interested in putting together a Top 10 list of Tennessee Country […]

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Top 10 Country Celebrity Couples

Top 10 Country Celebrity Couples

| July 15, 2011

When Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert tied the knot in May, it was the first time two major country stars had married since Garth Brooks married Trisha Yearwood in 2005.  But where would you rank them on a Top 10 list of country celebrity couples?  Take a look at our list and see if you’d […]

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Top 10 Arkansas Singers

Top 10 Arkansas Singers

| July 8, 2011

This week’s co-host, Justin Moore, is extremely proud of his Arkansas heritage.  He sings about it in his biggest hit, “Small Town USA.”  But there are many other country stars who share Justin’s native state.  Not all were born there.  Not all spent a majority of their lives there.  But here’s our Top 10 list […]

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Top 10 July 4 Songs

Top 10 July 4 Songs

| July 1, 2011

July 4th celebrates American Independence from the British.  But it also celebrates those traits we consider distinctly American.  Country music is a unique American artform.  So it’s no surprise that many country stars have released songs that have become patriotic anthems.  We’ve put together a list of songs that you’re likely to hear on the radio this […]

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Taylor Swift's Top 10

Taylor Swift’s Top 10

| June 24, 2011

Taylor Swift is this week’s co-host on Country Countdown USA.  She’s had 6 #1 singles during her career, including her previous one “Back To December.”  All but two have been certified for at least one million digital downloads.  “Love Story” is her top-selling single, with over 5 million copies sold.    Taylor’s #2 selling single is “You […]

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Top 10 Country Star Dads

Top 10 Country Star Dads

| June 19, 2011

Admittedly, this is a subjective list.  No one can honestly rank parents.   It really comes down to how you feel about the star and the way they talk about their kids.  But we chose ten fathers who’ve co-hosted the countdown recently. #10: Jason Aldean- He doesn’t talk about his personal life much, but when he’s been […]

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Shania Twain's Top 10

Shania Twain’s Top 10

| June 17, 2011

Shania Twain is the top-selling female artist in country music.  Last week in Nashville, she was honored for selling over 75 million records. The amazing part is that she’s only released 4 albums in her career.  Her third collection, “Come On Over,” contained 12 singles, three of which went to the top.  But of all […]

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