Despite a rather humble beginning, the Country Showdown has become a reliable source of rising country music stars over its 30-year history.
Over the years, stars such as Garth Brooks, Sara Evans & Brad Paisley have competed in the Country Showdown. At the 1983 National Final, Martina McBride & Neal McCoy competed against one another, only to lose to The Jim Arnold Band. In 1985, Sweethearts Of The Rodeo won the National Final before becoming one of country music's hottest duos. Click here to see a list of all those who have participated in the Showdown who have since gone on to accomplish some great things!
So, do what many of today's country superstars have done and "Follow the Road" to the National Final where YOU could win $100,000 and the National Title.
Over the course of the last 12 months, a handful of contestants have distinguished themselves as high achievers when it comes to driving online traffic to their respective profile page. Here are the top 10 and the corresponding number of visits they've accumulated during their tenure with the Showdown....