Country singer scores 18th worldwide No 1 country album
Tim McGraw’s newest studio album, Here On Earth, debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Country album chart for the week of September 5th. This marks the 17th time McGraw has topped the Billboard Country Album chart, tying him for second most No. 1 albums, just behind George Strait. This also marks McGraw’s 18th album to reach No. 1 worldwide. Simultaneously, his No. 1 Grammy-winning hit “Humble & Kind” and his No. 1 single “Highway Don’t Care” were each certified triple platinum, moving his total career RIAA certifications to 75 million.
The GRAMMY Award-winner celebrated the release of his 16th studio album with his first-ever live virtual concert, Here on Earth EXPERIENCE, on Friday, August 21st. This one-of-a-kind livestream event gave fans a rare inside look at the release of Here On Earth. Continually live from Nashville, fans saw McGraw as he spoke with songwriters, interacted with the band and revealed the stories behind the new songs. With the backing of a five-piece super-acoustic band, McGraw performed some old favorites along with new tracks. Surprise guest Brad Paisley also performed with McGraw along with other special guest appearances and opening sets from Midland and Ingrid Andress.
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