By scoring his 31st No. 1 single (“Here and Now”) this week, Kenny Chesney extended his lead on the all-time list for most No. 1 singles on the Billboard Country Airplay chart, which was created in 1990.
Kenny first No. 1 on the chart was “She’s Got It All” in 1997.
Most No. 1 Singles on the Billboard Country Airplay Chart
- Kenny Chesney: 31
- Tim McGraw: 29
- Blake Shelton: 27
- George Strait: 26
- Alan Jackson: 26
- Tim’s current single, “I Called Mama,” is No. 18 on the Airplay chart after eight weeks.
- Blake’s current single, “Nobody But You,” featuring Gwen Stefani, is No. 6 on the Airplay chart after 26 weeks. The tune topped the chart for two weeks in April/May 2020.
- Kenny will release his new single, “Happy Does,” to country radio on July 20.
- Neither George Strait nor Alan Jackson has a single on the chart.
- Luke Bryan is in sixth place on the all-time list with 22 No. 1 singles on the Airplay chart. His current single, “One Margarita,” is No. 2 on the chart this week.
photos: Blake Shelton by TCD; Tim McGraw by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com; Kenny Chesney by E.M., AFF-USA.com