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

Chris Young & Lon Helton hang ten in Maui!

Country Countdown USA: Chris Young Brings Us To Hawaii

Aloha! Chris Young convinced us to do the countdown from Hawaii this week. We couldn’t say no.

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Brett Eldredge & Lon Helton

Country Countdown USA: Brett Eldredge Says Chicago Is A “Magical Place”

“It’s a beautiful city with great music and great food,” says Brett.


Lon Helton & Jason Aldean

Country Countdown USA: Jason Aldean Is Heating Things Up On Tour

What could possibly go wrong with a little pyro?


Josh Turner and Lon Helton

Country Countdown USA: Josh Turner’s Hands Are Full With Four Sons

The newest member of the Turner family is five-month-old Hawke.


Randy Houser and Lon Helton

Country Countdown USA: Randy Houser Gets Ready To Rock Some Stadiums With Luke Bryan

For Randy, playing stadiums is “just… wow.”


Lon Helton and Thomas Rhett

Country Countdown USA: Thomas Rhett Gets Drunk On A Plane With Dierks Bentley

Buyin’ drinks for everybody but the pilot– it’s a party!


Lon Helton and Darius Rucker

Country Countdown USA: Darius Rucker Played The Patriots’ Victory Party

He even got to touch the Lombardi trophy!


Brian Kelley, Lon Helton, & Tyler Hubbard

Country Countdown USA: Florida Georgia Line Needed Diapers on New Years Eve

I guess it’s hard to get through the crowd at Times Square on New Year’s.


Luke Bryan and Lon Helton see who has the biggest smile.

Country Countdown USA: Luke Bryan Excited To Play Two Shows At United Center

“It allows us to enjoy the city a little more,” Luke says. And it allows us to enjoy Luke a little more!


Eric Church & Lon Helton

Country Countdown USA: New Baby Or Grammy– Which Will Come First For Eric Church?

The due date and Grammy’s are in the same week. Anxious much???