Each week, a charted Country Star joins host Lon Helton to count down the week’s Top 30 song’s in Country music. Lon is a Nashville insider, well known by the stars. They tell funny, unrehearsed stories about their friends. The show is recorded live each week on Nashville’s historic Music Row.
Johnson Co. native and Country Super Star Chris Stapleton will be Lon’s Co-host this weekend (March 17-18, 20418).
Country Countdown USA can be heard each week on New Country 98.9 FM WSIP on Saturday Evenings @ 9:00 PM – Midnight. The show is also streamed on our website www.wsipfm.com, Saturday Evenings @ 9:00 PM – Midnight.
About the C.C.USA host:
Lon Helton has been host of Country Countdown USA since its inception in 1992. He is Publisher of Country Aircheck, an industry trade magazine. He is also Editor of the Mediabase Country Chart, which is used in this show. Lon was named CMA National Personality of the Year in 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, and 2016. In 2009, 2012 and 2014, he won that honor from the Academy of Country Music. Lon was inducted into the Country Radio DJ Hall of Fame in 2006. He’s hosted numerous radio specials, and is country radio’s best known star interviewer.