Billboard Country Airplay Chart Sees Movement on All-Time List This Week

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

  1. Kenny Chesney: 31
  2. Tim McGraw: 29
  3. Blake Shelton: 27
  4. George Strait: 26
  5. 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,; Kenny Chesney by E.M.,