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

Easton Corbin & Lon Helton

Country Countdown USA: Easton Corbin Met The Terminator!

“I look over to my right, and there’s Arnold Schwarzenegger!”


Lon Helton & Tim McGraw

Country Countdown USA: Tim McGraw Watches Oldest Daughter Graduate High School

“Graduation was pretty emotional,” Tim admits.


Lon Helton & Carrie Underwood

Country Countdown USA: Carrie Underwood “Didn’t Know What To Expect” About Motherhood

“He’s an easy baby,” Carrie says.


Dierks Bentley (far right) hosts the countdown this Sunday with Maddie & Tae, Kip Moore, and Canaan Smith

Country Countdown USA: Dierks Bentley Previews The ‘Sounds Of Summer’ Tour

We can’t wait for the Windy City Lake Shake Festival!


Kenny Chesney & Lon Helton

Country Countdown USA: Kenny Chesney Gets Ready for an “Unbelievable” Night at Soldier Field

“To stand out on that stage… it’s an unbelievable feeling.”


FGL's Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley with Lon Helton (center)

Country Countdown USA: FGL Likes A Little Gambling With Their Awards

What’s their game of choice in Sin City?


Billy Currington & Lon Helton

Country Countdown USA: Billy Currington Hitting the Road with Tim McGraw

Billy’s “lookin’ forward to capturing [Tim’s] fans and makin’ ’em mine!”


Lon Helton & Tyler Farr

Country Countdown USA: Tyler Farr Gets A Laugh From Jason Aldean After His Impersonation Of Him

“Backstage we impersonate each other,” Tyler says. And his Aldean is pretty spot-on.


Lon Helton & Eric Church

Country Countdown USA: Eric Church Hopes Son Lives Up To His Cool Name “Hawk”

“That’s a cool name! It’s like a top gun fighter pilot.”


Lon Helton & Dierks Bentley

Country Countdown USA: Dierks Bentley Talks ACM’s

“It was like, you know, hillbillies with really expensive RV’s hangin’ out, man.”