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Morgan Wallen Co-Hosts 6/25-26

Morgan Wallen Co-Hosts 6/25-26

| June 20, 2022

This week’s co-host is Morgan Wallen, who is feeling the power of his latest hit on his Dangerous tour. “I usually play it in the encore, so it’s near the end. My encore is pretty crazy. I look forward to it. Wasted On You is one of the bright spots.” Morgan is now headlining in venues that […]

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Luke Combs Part 2 5/14-15

Luke Combs Part 2 5/14-15

| May 9, 2022

Co-hosting for the second week is Luke Combs.  He begins his 2022 stadium tour next week in Denver.  He tells Lon he had to be talked into it: “I’m lucky to have an awesome team.  I’m always the guy who says we’re not ready for this yet.  I tend to be more of a realist.  But sometimes […]

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Kenny Chesney’s Road Revival

Kenny Chesney’s Road Revival

| June 7, 2015

After taking last year off, Kenny Chesney has returned to the road with his Big Revival Tour.  Kenny told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton, “It feels really good to be back out there again, and feel that energy again, and there’s nothing better to inspire you like new music.  We’re playing a lot of arenas […]

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CMA Country Christmas Photos

CMA Country Christmas Photos

| December 1, 2014

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Justin Moore’s Best Night Ever

Justin Moore’s Best Night Ever

| June 14, 2014

Justin  Moore is a huge baseball fan.  In fact he’ll tell you that one great benefit of being a country star is it gets him a lot of access at baseball parks.  Justin talked about several recent experiences with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: We often hear stories from our co-hosts that surprise us.  Recently, […]

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Kelly Clarkson On Her CMA Nom

Kelly Clarkson On Her CMA Nom

| October 14, 2012

When the CMA nominations were announced a few weeks ago, perhaps one of the biggest surprises was Kelly Clarkson in the category of Female Vocalist of the Year.  That’s because Kelly hasn’t had a solo country hit.  Jason Aldean announced the CMA nominees during Good Morning America  in New York.  He told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton he immediately texted his congratulations to […]

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Little Big Town’s First #1

Little Big Town’s First #1

| September 22, 2012

It was a beautiful fall day in Nashville on Friday.   The perfect day for a Pontoon Party!  And that’s exactly what happened.  Little Big Town and the writers of their #1 hit Pontoon gathered on the roof of the BMI Building in Nashville to celebrate topping both the radio airplay and album sales charts in […]

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Top 70 of 2011 Pt 1 12/24-25

Top 70 of 2011 Pt 1 12/24-25

| December 18, 2011

This week, Lon begins his countdown of the Top 70 of 2011.  Along the way, you’ll hear highlights of his conversations with the stars from the past year, including Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, and his chat with Brad Paisley & Carrie Underwood.  Next week: Part […]

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Joe Nichols Celebrates CD & More

Joe Nichols Celebrates CD & More

| November 8, 2011

Joe Nichols has a whole lot to celebrate as we end 2011.  First of all, his lifelong favorite baseball team, the St. Louis Cardinals, won the World Series.  His favorite college football team, the Arkansas Razorbacks, are having their best year ever. Plus he’s released his 6th album, one that sums up everything in his […]

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“Tailgates & Tanlines” Story Revealed

“Tailgates & Tanlines” Story Revealed

| August 7, 2011

Luke Bryan’s latest CD is titled, “Tailgates & Tanlines.”  So how did Luke come up with the name?  There is no song on the album with that title.  Luke told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton the secret source of the album’s title: “I was goin’ down the road, and my manager texted me, ‘Album title: Tailgates & Tanlines.’ And […]

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