MCGRAW SCORES 18TH WORLDWIDE #1 COUNTRY ALBUM
Passes 75 Million in RIAA Certifications
Tim McGraw’s newest studio album, HERE ON EARTH, debuts at #1 on the Billboard Country album chart for the week of September 5, 2020. This marks the 17th time McGraw has topped the Billboard Country Album chart, tying him for second most #1 albums, just behind George Strait. This also marks McGraw’s 18th album to reach #1 worldwide. Simultaneously, his #1 Grammy-winning hit “Humble & Kind” and his #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 Tim McGraw’s new album Here On Earth. Continually live from Nashville, fans saw Tim 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.
About TIM MCGRAW: Tim McGraw has sold more than 75 million records worldwide and dominated the charts with 43 worldwide No. 1 singles and 18 worldwide No. 1 albums. He’s won 3 Grammy Awards, 16 Academy of Country Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards. He is the most played country artist at radio since his debut in 1992, with two singles spending 10 weeks or more at No. 1. His smash hit “Something Like That” was the most played song for all genres for the decade. Known for his high energy concerts, he is one of the top touring artists of all time including the record-setting “Soul2Soul” tours with his wife, Faith Hill. An acclaimed actor, McGraw starred in and narrated the hit movie “The Shack” and co-wrote and performed the closing credit song for the Oscar winning documentary “Free Solo.” His other movie acting credits include blockbuster hits “Friday Night Lights” and “The Blind Side. McGraw co-authored the New York Times Best Seller, Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest and the Music that Made a Nation with Jon Meacham and authored his own fitness book Grit & Grace: Train the Mind, Train the Body, Own Your Life. As part of the host committee, McGraw welcomed the largest outdoor crowd ever to his Nashville performance at the 2019 NFL Draft. He also appeared in the NFL Tailgate Party for Super Bowl LII and the College Football Playoffs 2020.
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