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

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.


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!