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Category: ARCHIVES

Chase Rice Learned From Chesney

Chase Rice Learned From Chesney

| October 11, 2015

Chase Rice spent the year opening shows for Kenny Chesney’s Big Revival Tour.  Although Chase was just a small part of that tour, the experience made a big difference in his life.  He talked about what he learned from Kenny with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “First and foremost, his show on stage, I thought […]

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Jason Aldean Wedding Details

Jason Aldean Wedding Details

| July 26, 2015

Back in March, Jason Aldean married girlfriend Brittney in Mexico.  Officiating was Jason’s friend and Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson.  Jason explained to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “Willie is a good friend of mine.  He came down and was our minister, and it meant a lot to me to have someone who was a friend, […]

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Easton Corbin Co-Hosts 7/4-5

Easton Corbin Co-Hosts 7/4-5

| June 30, 2015

Easton Corbin co-hosts this week.  He just released a new album, About To Get Real.  Plus his latest hit, “Baby Be My Love Song,” is in the Top 5.  Easton has great stories about Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, The Band Perry, Chris Janson, and more.  He just ran into Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tom Arnold, and Joe […]

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Carrie & Kelly: Baby Matchmakers

Carrie & Kelly: Baby Matchmakers

| June 25, 2015

Former Idols Kelly Clarkson & Carrie Underwood are good friends.  Now they’re baby moms.  Kelly has a year-old daughter, and Carrie has a 5-month old son.  Carrie told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton that the two moms have even talked about the future of their two kids. “We had jokingly talked about, like should we go […]

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Archives: Keith Urban & "Mum"

Archives: Keith Urban & “Mum”

| May 10, 2015

We thought we’d share a photo from our archives on this Mother’s Day.  During the course of doing Country Countdown USA, several co-hosts have brought their moms.  The most recent was Scotty McCreery.  But Taylor Swift often brought her mom (and her dad) to our studio.  About ten years ago, Phil Vassar brought his mom.  But […]

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Blake Shelton's Christmas Cheer

Blake Shelton’s Christmas Cheer

| August 25, 2012

Blake Shelton has found a new way to keep cool in the hot LA heat.  He’s been recording a Christmas album in his Hollywood Hills home.  He told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton that this is a project he’s been wanting to do for a long time: “It’s actually a record that we’ve been talking […]

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ACM Preview Special 4/2-3

ACM Preview Special 4/2-3

| March 30, 2011

This week, a special edition of the Countdown, as we hear from all 6 ACM Entertainer of the Year nominees, the show co-hosts, plus several other great ACM memories.  The nominees are: Jason Aldean, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, and Keith Urban.  ACM co-hosts Reba and Blake Shelton discuss their roles in […]

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Lady Antebellum co-hosts March 26-27

Lady Antebellum co-hosts March 26-27

| March 30, 2011

March 26-27: Lady Antebellum co-host this week. They tell backstage stories from this year’s Grammy Awards, where they picked up FIVE trophies. How did they feel as they kept winning? Who did they meet backstage? How about the LA parties? Plus they look ahead to next week’s Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.

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Toby Keith Co-Hosts 3/19-20

Toby Keith Co-Hosts 3/19-20

| March 30, 2011

Toby Keith co-hosts 3/19-20: He was just in Nashville to launch his own brand of tequila. He just released a new DVD collection. Toby is nominated for ACM Entertainer of the Year, which is voted on by the fans. He also debuts his new single, “Somewhere Else.”

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