This weekend, it's the longest race of the season: The Coca-Cola 600 from Charlotte Motor Speedway! Our coverage gets underway on Sunday, May 29th at 5 pm on your racin' station in the Susquehanna Valley, Country 105 WILQ!
The first place we heard of Cassadee Pope was on the NBC TV show The Voice.Â She was on Team Blake, and ended up winning Season 3.Â She just had a #1 duet with Chris Young called “Think Of You,” and her coach Blake Shelton spoke about Cassadee with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “I’m […]
This week, the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum in Nashville will open an exhibit of memorabilia from the home of Blake Shelton.Â The exhibit is titled “Based On a True Story,” taken from one of Blake’s albums.Â BlakeÂ previewed the exhibit with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton. Did you have much to do with […]
Last month, the ACM Awards welcomed Dierks Bentley as the show’s new co-host.Â The man he replaced, Blake Shelton, had a lot of praise for the new guy.Â He spoke about it with Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “I’d love to give Dierks some crap, but I’ve got to say, I texted him after the […]
This week, Lon & Blake Shelton co-host Country Countdown USAÂ backstage at The Voice.Â The show was done on Blake’s trailer.Â Blake described the backstage area this way: “We tell people it’s like a family here.Â If we went camping together, we’d put our RVsÂ in a circle just like this.Â Literally,Â that’s Carson’s trailer, this is Pharrell’s, […]
There was a story a few weeks ago about Dierks Bentley shotgunning beers on stage with pro golfer Rickie Fowler.Â When Dierks co-hosted Country Countdown USA, Lon Helton got the full story about how the two met, “He’s been out to a couple shows. The week before I played a gig at the Masters, got […]
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