Hot Country Songs 70th Anniversary: Top No. 1s By Decade, Top No. 1 Artists & More
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In honor of country music's longevity and vaunted place in American cultural history, Billboard celebrates the 70th anniversary of the chart that's now known as Hot Country Songs by taking a look at the biggest No. 1 songs of each decade of the chart's history and the acts with the most No. 1 songs of all time.

Hot Country Songs 70th Anniversary: Top 70 Songs 1989-2014

It's also a milestone 50 years since the launch of Billboard's Top Country Albums chart. So we're also looking back at the biggest No. 1 albums of each decade of since that chart began in 1964.

Jump To: Top 10 Country Songs of the Decade: 1940s-2010s
Top 10 Country Albums of the Decade: 1960s-2010s

Artists With The Most No. 1 Country Songs
The Artists With The Most No. 1 Country Songs chart ranks the acts with the most No. 1s in the 70-year history of Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart.

Rank Artist No. 1s
1 George Strait 44
2 Conway Twitty 40
3 Merle Haggard 38
4 Ronnie Milsap 35
5 Alabama 33
6 Charley Pride 29
7 Eddy Arnold 28
8 Alan Jackson 26
9 Dolly Parton 25
10 Tim McGraw 24
10 Reba McEntire 24
12 Sonny James 23
13 Kenny Chesney 22
14 Willie Nelson 21
14 Buck Owens 21
14 Kenny Rogers 21
17 Toby Keith 20
17 Tammy Wynette 20
17 Brooks & Dunn 20
20 Garth Brooks 19

 NEXT: Top 10 Country Songs of the Decade: 1940s-2010s

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