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 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.


Lon Helton with Kimberly and Philip of Little Big Town

Country Countdown USA: Little Big Town Jams With Taylor Swift

“We had a little late night jam after the concert,” Philip explains.


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.