Lon Helton

helton Lon HeltonWelcome to Country Countdown USA.

Each week a charted country star joins Lon Helton to count down the week’s Top 30 Country Hits.

Lon is well-known by all the stars.

The stars tell funny and unrehearsed stories about their friends in the countdown.

The show is recorded on Nashville’s historic Music Row.

Country Countdown USA, Sundays, 7am-10am

Lon Helton & Keith Urban

Country Countdown USA: Keith Urban Has To Explain “Nail Drag Marks” To Wife

“Thank God my wife knows what I do for a living,” Keith says.


Lon Helton & Keith Urban

Country Countdown USA: Keith Urban Is Ready For More ‘Idol!’

Lon’s co-host this Sunday morning is Keith Urban, who says auditions have already begun for American Idol. Listen for Keith’s hit John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16 this Sunday morning from 7:00 – 10:00 on […]


Lon Helton & Thomas Rhett

Country Countdown USA: Thomas Rhett Says Things Got “Heated” At Tyler Hubbard’s Wedding

Some clothing may have had to be removed.


Lon Helton and Dustin Lynch

Country Countdown USA: Dustin Lynch Spent His Birthday With Luke Bryan

They even went fishing together!


Sam Hunt chats with Lon Helton about performing with Taylor Swift. (Photo courtesy Country Countdown USA)

Country Countdown USA: Sam Hunt Duets With Taylor Swift!

Can’t these two just perform together all the time please?


Lon Helton & Frankie Ballard

Country Countdown USA: Frankie Ballard & Florida Georgia Line Have Formed A Deep Bond

Activities include playing ping pong.


Lon Helton & Zac Brown

Country Countdown USA: Zac Brown Is Ready To “Get Down And Have Fun” At Wrigley

“Baseball stadiums are amazing,” Zac says.


Lon Helton & Luke Bryan

Country Countdown USA: Luke Bryan’s Sons Know a Hit When They Hear It!

Luke’s boys Bo & Tate might be Nashville hitmakers one day!


Lon Helton & Jason Aldean

Country Countdown USA: Jason Aldean Gives Us A Scoop On His Wedding

“We had just a few family and friends, and the people that were in it. It was really cool,” Jason says.


Newly married Brantley Gilbert with his bride Amber and Lon Helton

Country Countdown USA: Brantley Gilbert “Cried Like A Baby” At His Wedding

“She’s got a piece of my heart that nobody’s ever touched before,” says Brantley.



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