COUNTRY COUNTDOWN USA WITH LON HELTON
Each week Lon Helton is joined by a country star as he counts down the top 30 songs in country music for you.
Lon Helton has been the host of Country Countdown USA since its inception in 1992.
During the course of his national radio career, Lon has interviewed practically every major country star, including Garth Brooks, Shania Twain, George Strait, Alan Jackson, Alabama, Reba McEntire, Clint Black, and Vince Gill. He appeared in Alabama's pay-per-view TV special, "For The Record: The 41 #1 Hits."
In 2001, Lon hosted the national radio simulcast of CMT's "Country Freedom Concert," broadcast live on over 600 radio stations. He also hosted premieres of new albums by Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn, and Alabama. In 2000, his World Premiere of Jo Dee Messina's "Burn" album was heard on over 750 radio stations, making it the largest world premiere ever.
Lon's country radio career began in 1971. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Country Music Association, most recently as President. He is currently Chairman of the Board. He also serves on the Board of Leadership Music. Country Countdown USA has been nominated for five Billboard Program of the Year awards.
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