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 & Eric Church

Country Countdown USA: Eric Church Talks ACM Confetti Blast

Confetti and Merle Haggard just don’t mix. See what Eric Church had to say about the ACM opener here.


Lon Helton & Jerrod Niemann

Country Countdown USA: Jerrod Niemann’s Wedding Sounds More Like A Circus

Acrobats? Jugglers? Jerrod Niemann’s wedding sounds like a blast to us! Hear what his fiance has in store for their guests HERE.


Randy Houser & Lon Helton

Country Countdown USA: Brad Paisley Tells Randy Houser He Better “Watch Out”

Randy braces himself for Brad “Prankster” Paisley! Click here to listen.


Lon Helton & Dierks Bentley

Country Countdown USA: Dierks Bentley Is Excited To Rock Soldier Field With Luke Bryan

Click here for a preview of what’s in store for you this summer at Soldier Field with Dierks Bentley & Luke Bryan! Plus, where does ‘I Hold On’ fall in the top 30 this week?


Josh Turner fills in for Lon Helton, and welcomes special guest co-host Blake Shelton

Country Countdown USA: Josh Turner & Blake Shelton Co-Host This Week!

Get a preview of this Sunday’s countdown HERE! Josh Turner & Blake Shelton take over, and talk all about the ACM’s, The Voice, & Josh’s new book.


Lon Helton with Shawna and Keifer of Thompson Square

Country Countdown USA: Thompson Square Chilled With Shania Twain In Vegas

Who else did Thompson Square see backstage besides Shania Twain in Vegas? Click here for the scoop!


Lon Helton & Scotty McCreery

Country Countdown USA: Scotty McCreery Goes Cajun with Duck Dynasty!

What’s it like having dinner with the cast of Duck Dynasty? Scotty McCreery tells us! Click here to hear about their dinner, and for a preview of this week’s show.


Lady Antebellum & Lon Helton

Country Countdown USA: What’s Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley Using A Go-Pro For?

Click here to listen to a preview of this week’s countdown featuring Lady Antebellum! Plus, why does Charles need a GoPro on the road?


Lon Helton & Jason Aldean

Country Countdown USA: Jason Aldean Pals Around With George Strait

What’s it like chillin’ with George Strait? Jason Aldean tells us! Click here to listen.


Lon Helton & Keith Urban

Country Countdown USA: Keith Urban Reveals What Really Gets ‘Idol’ Contestants Through The Door

What do the American Idol judges REALLY look for in a contestant? Keith Urban spills the beans. Click here for the 411!