Ranking All The Tim McGraw Studio Albums

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The impressive discography credited to American country singer-songwriter Tim McGraw boasts a series of multi-platinum certifications to his albums and singles that are the envy of many talents who can only dream to achieve even just a taste of what the star from the state of Louisiana has earned. Of the sixteen studio albums he’s released so far, most of them have become certified platinum. He also has thirteen compilation albums, plus a total of seventy-four singles where thirty of them became chart-topping hits. In addition to this achievement, Tim McGraw’s collaborated singles belonging to his country superstar wife, Faith Hill, has also seen tremendous success, as well as critical acclaim.

16. Tim McGraw (April 20, 1993)

 

The self-titled studio album saw four singles released from it. The first, (What Room Was the Holiday In), was actually released in 1991, which was followed in 1992 by (Welcome to the Club). The first single did not chart, but the second one did as it ranked as high as number forty-seven on the US Billboard Country Airplay. The third single, (Memory Lane), and the fourth single, (Two Steppin’ Mind), also appeared on the charts as moderate hits. Memory Lane peaked at number sixty while Two Steppin’ Mind reached number seventy-one.

15. The Rest of Our Life (with Faith Hill) (November 17, 2017)

 

Tim McGraw’s fifteenth studio album, (The Rest of Our Life), was the first he recorded as a collaboration with his wife, Faith Hill. It produced two hit singles that realized chart success. The first was Speak to a Girl, which peaked as high as number six on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. The second was the title track, charted as high as number eighteen on the same chart.

14. Emotional Traffic (January 24, 2012)

 

From (Emotional Traffic), there are two singles that became successful hits for McGraw. The eleventh studio album featured (Better Than I Used to Be), which peaked on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart at number five and became certified gold by the RIAA as a single. (Right Back Atcha Babe) charted at number fifty-nine.

13. Here on Earth/Here on Earth Ultimate Edition (August 21, 2020)

 

There are five singles that come from McGraw’s sixteenth studio album. The first two comes from (Here on Earth Ultimate Edition), which was released in 2021, after (Here on Earth) was already released. In 2018, (Neon Church) was released and peaked on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart at number twenty. In 2019, (Thought About You) peaked on the same chart at number twenty-six. In 2020, the third single, (I Called Mama), peaked at number eight, which was followed by (Unfollowed) in 2021, which was a single McGraw performed with Tyler Hubbard. It charted at number twenty-three. Also in 2021 as the fifth single release, (7500 OBO), ranked at its best at number thirty-four on the US Billboard Country Airplay chart.

12. Damn Country Music (November 6, 2015)

 

The fourteenth studio album, (Damn Country Music), produced three hit singles for McGraw, starting with (Top of the World), which peaked at number eleven on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. In 2016, (Humble and Kind) served as the most successful single as it topped that music chart, as well as the US Billboard Country Airplay and Billboard Canada’s Country Singles chart. It also earned a triple-platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and gold certification from Music Canada (MC). The third single, (How I’ll Always Be), also achieved chart success as it peaked at number nine on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and Billboard Canada’s Country Singles chart.

11. Sundown Heaven Town (September 16, 2014)

 

(Sundown Heaven Town) was Tim McGraw’s thirteenth studio album, which brought forth four hit singles. (Lookin’ for That Girl) charted on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart at number eighteen, which was followed afterward by his duet with Faith Hill, titled (Meanwhile Back at Mama’s). That song charted at number seven and became certified platinum by the RIAA. The third single, (Shotgun Rider), was the most successful as it topped both of the US Billboard Country charts, as well as Billboard Canada. It also became platinum-certified. The fourth single was another duet, this time with Catherine Dunn. (Diamond Rings and Old Barstools) not only charted to number eleven on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart but became certified gold.

10. Southern Voice (October 20, 2009)

 

(Southern Voice) became certified gold by the RIAA and Music Canada, as did its chart-topping title track as a single. Before it, (It’s a Pleasure Doing Business with You) was the first be released, which charted at number thirteen. The third single from the album was (Still), which charted as high as number sixteen.

9. Two Lanes of Freedom (February 5, 2013)

 

Four hit singles come from McGraw’s twelfth studio album, (Two Lanes of Freedom). (Truck Yeah) was the first of the four, which charted at number eleven on the US Hot Country Songs chart. (One of Those Nights) was released next and charted at number three. Both of these songs became certified platinum by the RIAA. The duet performance with Taylor Swift brought forth the double-platinum hit, (Highway Don’t Care). On the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, it peaked at number four, but on the US Billboard Country Airplay chart, it sat at number one. (Southern Girl) also charted at number four on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, as well as certified platinum. The album itself became certified gold, both by the RIAA and Music Canada.

8. Let It Go (March 27, 2007)

 

A total of seven charted hits came from McGraw’s tenth studio album, (Let It Go). The album itself became certified platinum by the RIAA, as well as certified gold by Music Canada.

7. Set This Circus Down (April 24, 2001)

 

(Set This Cirus Down) was McGraw’s sixth studio album, which became an RIAA triple platinum-certified success for the country star. It also became certified platinum with Music Canada. There were four singles that came from the album, starting with (Grown Men Don’t Cry), then (Angry All the Time), which was followed by (The Cowboy in Me) and (Unbroken). All four singles became number one hits on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. The Cowboy in Me became certified gold by the RIAA.

6. Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors (November 26, 2002)

 

(Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors) was the seventh studio album for the country artist, which became a three-time platinum success by RIAA’s certification standards, as well as single platinum by Music Canada. There were five hit singles that came from the album. The first was (Red Rag Top), which charted at number five on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. The second was the cover song to Elton John’s, (Tiny Dancer) where it made its chart appearance at number forty-nine. (She’s My Kind of Rain) was the third hit, which peaked as high as number two and became RIAA certified gold. (Real Good Man) was the fourth single to become a hit and topped the chart at number one. It also became certified gold. The fifth song from the album to chart was (Watch the Wind Blow By), which also charted at the very top of the same music Billboard.

5. All I Want (September 19, 1995)

 

Tim McGraw’s third studio album, (All I Want), became triple platinum by the RIAA, as well as single platinum by Music Canada. In total, there were five singles that came from the album and each of them became chart successes. The first single, (I Like It, I Love It) was a chart-topper on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, as well as on Canada’s Country Singles chart. It also became certified platinum due to the sales it achieved as a single. The next single, (Can’t Be Really Gone), charted as high as number two, which was then followed up by (All I Want is a Life) and it charted at its best at number five. (She Never Lets It Go to Her Heart) was a number one hit, followed by the fifth single, (Maybe We Should Just Sleep on It), which charted at number four.

4. A Place in the Sun (May 4, 1999)

 

(A Place in the Sun) was McGraw’s fifth studio album, which became certified platinum by the RIAA three times, as well as earning a platinum certification from Music Canada. Of the five singles that came from it, four of them became number one hits on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. (Please Remember Me), (Something Like That), (My Best Friend), and (My Next Thirty Years) were the four that earned the top spot honors. Among them, Something Like That and My Best Friend each became certified platinum by the RIAA. (Some Things Never Change) peaked as high as number seven on the chart and later became a certified gold single.

3. Live Like You Were Dying (August 24, 2004)

 

Five singles came from McGraw’s eighth studio album, (Live Like You Were Dying). The title track not only became a number one single on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, but a triple platinum-certified phenomenon in the number of copies sold, according to the RIAA. The second of the five singles, as well as the second to chart at number one, is (Back When). (Drugs or Jesus) was the album’s third single, which charted at number fourteen. Charted at number five was (Do You Want Fries with That) and at number six, (My Old Friend).

2. Everywhere (June 3, 1997)

 

(Everywhere) was certified platinum four times by the RIAA and two times by Music Canada. There were six singles that came from McGraw’s fourth studio album, where four of them became chart-toppers on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs charts and two of them peaked at number two. The powerful duet performance he and his wife, Faith Hill, performed in (It’s Your Love) not only topped the charts but became a double-platinum super-hit by the RIAA. (Everywhere) also became number one, as did (Just to See You Smile). The third single also became certified platinum. (Where the Green Grass Grows) was the fifth single from the album to chart, but the fourth to become a number one hit. It also became certified gold. (One of These Days) and (For a Little While) were the two songs that peaked at number two.

1. Not a Moment too Soon (March 22, 1994)

 

The RIAA certified (Not a Moment too Soon) with platinum six times over. Music Canada also certified it platinum but twice over. The most successful album Tim McGraw has ever recorded and released features five singles that each became top ten hits.

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