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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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How Chase Rice Met Taylor Swift

How Chase Rice Met Taylor Swift

| October 11, 2015

Chase Rice spent all of 2015 on the Big Revival Tour with Kenny Chesney.  It was on the very first show on that tour that he met Taylor Swift.  She was there as a surprise guest at the Nashville show.  Chase explained the circumstances to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “It was insane, I was […]

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Why Toby & Colbert Are Friends

Why Toby & Colbert Are Friends

| October 4, 2015

It’s an interesting friendship that exists between Toby Keith and talk show host Stephen Colbert.  Toby was a regular guest on Colbert’s Comedy Channel show.  Toby requested Stephen to induct him into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.  And Toby appeared during the premiere week of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.  Country Countdown USA’s Lon […]

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Toby Keith To Be A Grandpa

Toby Keith To Be A Grandpa

| October 4, 2015

Toby Keith’s daughter Krystal is expecting a baby this month.  Krystal Keith is a recording artist who released a record last year.  Toby talked about it with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “She’s very excited to be a mother and have her first child. I think she’s expecting a little girl.  She wants to get […]

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Toby Keith Neighborhood Session

Toby Keith Neighborhood Session

| October 4, 2015

Toby Keith just recorded a concert TV special that will air during the World Series.  He talked about it with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “I save this little place in my hometown that was 90 years old, it was our general store called Hollywood Corner.  There was a lot of history there, James Garner pumped gas […]

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Keith Urban's "Passionate" Fans

Keith Urban’s “Passionate” Fans

| September 20, 2015

If you’ve ever been to a Keith Urban show, you know that at some point, he jumps off stage, and goes into the crowd, taking the show to his fans.  You never know where he’ll show up or what he’ll do.  He told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton it’s led to a few injuries: “I […]

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Urban: Idol "May Come Back"

Urban: Idol “May Come Back”

| September 20, 2015

Season 15 of American Idol has been announced as the final year for the successful talent competition.  Keith Urban has already begun attending auditions around the country.  He was in San Francisco last weekend.  This week, he told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton something very interesting: “I’ve been hearing more and more that there’s so […]

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Urban Has New Music Coming

Urban Has New Music Coming

| September 13, 2015

It’s been two years since Keith Urban released his last album Fuse.  He has a new single out called “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16.”  So what’s the status of his next album?  He told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “I’m swimming in lots of songs, and trying to figure out how to birth them […]

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Keith Urban's House Party-Party

Keith Urban’s House Party-Party

| September 13, 2015

This week’s co-host Keith Urban has a couple connections to the #1 song: “House Party” by Sam Hunt.  First of all, one of the writers is Keith’s bass player Jerry Flowers.  Keith told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “”He’s had a publishing deal for 11 years, and this is his first #1 song.  When he […]

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American Idol Auditions Started

American Idol Auditions Started

| September 13, 2015

The final season of American Idol may not begin until January, but auditions have already begun around the country.  Idol judge and this week’s co-host Keith Urban told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton that he enjoys the audition process: “The audition cities I love.  We’re not restricted to time. We can just chat and ham it […]

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