Kenny Chesney got the entire country lovers across the globe singing word for word to his songs that he released on his ‘Here and Now’ studio album.
Currently, as it stands, Kenny Chesney is the number one country musician on the Billboard charts with his 12-track studio album which saw him land his ninth number 1 on the charts.
Thanks to ‘Here and Now’, Kenny Chesney ties with Garth Brooks for the most number 1s albums among country acts in the Billboard’s history
Chesney who has been prolific, consistent, over the years by releasing countless hit records has finally tied with fellow country musician, Garth Brooks for having the most number 1 projects on Billboard’s history when it comes to country music so far.
Chesney last drop prior to releasing ‘Here and Now’ that he released back in 2018 dubbed ‘Songs for the Saints’ debuted and peaked at number 2 on the August 11, 2018-dated chart with 77,000 units earned in its first week while his latest release has earned 233,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. alone on its first week.
With ‘Here and Now’s peaking at number 1, Chesney ties Brooks for the most No. 1s on the Billboard 200 by a country act.
Both gifted artistes have nine number ones in the Billboard. Among all artists, Chesney now has as many No. 1s as Brooks, Drake, Madonna, The Rolling Stones and Kanye West.
Ahead of them: The Beatles, with the all-time record of 19 No. 1 albums; Jay-Z, with 14; Bruce Springsteen and Barbra Streisand, each with 11; and Eminem and Elvis Presley, each with 10.