He also adds his 17th leader on Top Country Albums.
Kenny Chesney nets his 17th No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, as Here and Now blasts in atop the March 16-dated list.
With the launch, Chesney ties Garth Brooks and Willie Nelson for the second-most leaders in the chart's 56-year history, after George Strait's record 27.
Concurrently, Here and Now debuts at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard 200, marking Chesney's ninth leader and tying him with Brooks for the most among country artists in the chart's 64-year archives.