Tim At 33
While I wasn’t looking, Tim McGraw went and racked up 33 number one songs–his latest being this week’s chart-topping smash “Felt Good on My Lips.” It’s an incredible feat–even more so when you think about it from a couple of different angles. First, the Beatles and Elvis Presley–arguably the two biggest and most influential acts in the history of pop and rock music–have “only” collected 20 and 17 chart-toppers, respectively. But when you take a look at the country charts, Tim still has a long way to go to match George Strait’s 57 number one hits.
Tim has given country music some really big songs in that incredible run like “It’s Your Love,” “I Like It, I Love It,” and “Live Like You Were Dying” which spent an unheard-of 10 weeks on top of Radio & Records country chart back in 2004. And ten years earlier, it all started with this million-selling classic: