Top 10 Memorial Day Songs

Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day, and it goes back to the Civil War. The idea was to take a day and place flowers or a flag on the graves of soldiers. There are a lot of country songs that have a patriotic theme to them. Our Top 10 list focuses on country…MORE

Morgan Wallen’s Whiskey Glasses

This week’s co-host is Morgan Wallen, who had a #1 last year with “Up Down,” and also co-wrote Jason Aldean’s #1 “You Make It Easy.” Now he’s back in our Top 5 with “Whiskey Glasses.” Morgan told Lon why he thinks his song is resonating with the fans: “It’s a heartbreak song that doesn’t feel…MORE

Kane Brown’s Baby Watch

This week’s co-host is Kane Brown, and the main topic on his mind is his soon-to-be-born daughter. Lon began the conversation there: “I’m pumped, I wish I could fast-forward time and make her be here already.” Lon asked, Have you talked names yet? “Yes we have. So many people are having babies now, so my…MORE

May 15, 2019

The White House plans to implement a merit-based proposal to increase the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter the U.S based on merit specifically for employment and skills in specialized vocationsMORE

Eli Young Band Fly-In

This week, Lon’s co-hosts are Mike Eli (lead singer) & Jon Jones (bass) from the Eli Young Band. They explained why the whole band wasn’t here: “We all live in Texas. Flying up to Nashville to do a little work, sometimes we split off. Everyone knows we’re a band by now.” In fact, they said…MORE

This Week’s Co-Host: Jon Pardi

This week’s co-host Jon Pardi took a short break from the Burning Man tour to talk about the headliner Dierks Bentley: “Dierks puts on a good show. Everyone loves Dierks. This is our third together. He’s a workaholic, but he’s such a cool guy.” As this show airs, Jon is in Australia. “We’re co-headlining a…MORE

Carrie Underwood: 360 Entertainer

The word “entertainer” gets thrown around a lot, particularly when it comes to the CMA Entertainer of the Year.  Certainly the reiging Entertainer Keith Urban fits that description, with his ability to play multiple instruments, along with holding your attention through a two hour show.  As we consider who could win that award this year,…MORE

Chase Rice Appreciates 2nd Time

It’s been about four years since Chase Rice has co-hosted the Countdown. He told Lon he’s gone through a lot of soul searching and career changes since then. The good news is that for the first time in four years, Chase is back in the Top 5. Two weeks ago, Chase was in Las Vegas…MORE

Old Dominion Vegas Memories

This week’s countdown with Old Dominion was recorded in Las Vegas during ACM weekend. The band won their second straight ACM Group of the Year Award. While there, they each had some fun. Trevor did some gambling, Brad played golf. Matt had roast duck at an Asian restaurant. But Geoff told Lon he has a…MORE

Eric Church Doubles Down

This week’s co-host is Eric Church, whose latest project “Desperate Man” is nominated for the ACM Album of the Year. He is currently on his Double Down Tour, and his latest single just entered the Top 30. Lon asked Eric to describe the tour: “We’re doing two nights in every city, two different shows, 3…MORE

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