The Showdown

Thompson Square vs. the Band Perry – The Showdown
It took a late surge of votes on Taste of Country Nights radio to give Thompson Square a third straight Showdown win on Monday. The duo's new song 'If I Didn't Have You' squeaked by Kelly Clarkson's new single 'Don't Rush,' but the path to the Hall of Fam…
Thompson Square vs. Kelly Clarkson – The Showdown
After a mini-holiday, the Showdown returns today and tonight on Taste of Country Nights radio, with reigning champion Thompson Square well-rested to take a high-powered challenger. Kelly Clarkson and Vince Gill's duet of 'Don't Rush' is up against 'If I Didn't Have…
Thompson Square vs. Craig Campbell – The Showdown
Love and Theft's new song 'Runnin' Out of Air' runs off to the sunset today after earning retirement yesterday and last night on Taste of Country Nights radio. The poppy single squeezed by George Strait's new song for a fifth straight win. Two new songs square off today…
Love and Theft vs. Toby Keith – The Showdown
Yesterday's song battle between new singles by Dustin Lynch and Love and Theft was a dogfight, with both artists calling upon fans to vote until the final minutes of Taste of Country Nights radio. In the end, 'Runnin' Out of Air' grabbed 57 percent of the vote, sending the d…
Chris Young vs. Jana Kramer – The Showdown
Friday night's Taste of Country Showdown promised to be a battle of country music titans, but one didn't show up. Chris Young fans dominated supporters of the Band Perry, meaning his new single 'I Can Take It From There' is just one win away from retirement and enshrinement into …
Chris Young vs. JT Hodges – The Showdown
Chris Young benefitted from a late push of votes on Taste of Country Nights radio last night. The singer's new single 'I Can Take It From There' topped 'Don't Rush,' the new Kelly Clarkson single which she performed with Vince Gill at the 2012 CMA Awards.…
Chris Young vs. Kelly Clarkson – The Showdown
Chris Young built an early lead and never looked back yesterday in the Showdown, both online and on Taste of Country Nights radio. The country crooner's new song 'I Can Take It From There' is as smooth as any he's released in recent years, and fans couldn't help bu…
Tim McGraw vs. Chris Young – The Showdown
Now that Jerrod Niemann is done tearing through the competition, two new challengers will square off in this Election Day version of the Showdown. Niemann's 'Only God Could Love You More' was voted the winner for five straight days and nights on Taste of Country Nights radio. Tha…
Jerrod Niemann vs. Hunter Hayes – The Showdown
With one more win, Jerrod Niemann will put his new song 'Only God Could Love You More' into the Showdown Hall of Fame. The ballad has topped singles by Thompson Square, Jason Aldean and Montgomery Gentry in recent days. Today and tonight on Taste of Country Nights radio, Niemann fans …
Jerrod Niemann vs. Thompson Square – The Showdown
Jerrod Niemann squeaked out a win over three country superstars on Thursday. While Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Eric Church were busy performing 'The Only Way I Know' at the CMA Awards, fans of 'Only God Could Love You More' flooded the online and phone polls at Taste of Cou…
Brantley Gilbert vs. Billy Ray Cyrus – The Showdown
Love and Theft charged early, but a late push by Brantley Gilbert on Facebook was enough to come from behind to put his new song 'More Than Miles' in the winner's circle for a second straight day. Few artists can count on fan support like Gilbert. Today and tonight on Taste of Country…
Josh Turner vs. Tyler Farr – The Showdown
One more win for 'Find Me a Baby' by Josh Turner and the song will become the second in two weeks to make the Showdown Hall of Fame. The singer's fans easily took care of 'Better in a Black Dress' by Katie Armiger on Friday and Friday night on Taste of Country Nights ra…

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