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

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!”

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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.”


Lee Brice & Lon Helton

Country Countdown USA: Lee Brice Says Singing With Garth Brooks Was “A Miracle”

“I’ll never forget it. It was really, really special to me.”


Reba & Lon Helton

Country Countdown USA: Reba Looks Forward To The ACM’s

“The ACM’s really mean a lot to me,” says Reba.


Zac Brown & Lon Helton

Country Countdown USA: Zac Brown’s Baby Boy Bubs!

Bubs, short for “Bubba.”


Darius Rucker & Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum

Country Countdown USA: Charles Kelley & Darius Rucker Count Down The Top 30

What was it like for the two to co-write Homegrown Honey?


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.


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.