George Strait scores his 27th number one album

George Strait can't quit landing at number one. The country icon has done it again, securing the top spot on the Country album chart for the 27th time with Honky Tonk Time Machine.

This is nothing new for Strait, who has notched more number ones than anyone else in Country music. 15 of the past 16 albums that he has released over the past 25 years have ascended to the top, with the exception of 1999's Always Never the Same, which settled for number two. Strait also has more Country number one singles than anyone else in history. No time machine needed, he has managed to top the charts for four decades.

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UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: (AUSTRALIA OUT) Photo of George STRAIT (Photo by GAB Archive/Redferns)
UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: (AUSTRALIA OUT) Photo of George STRAIT (Photo by GAB Archive/Redferns)
UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1970: Photo of George Strait Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
George Strait backstage publicity shoot, December 7, 1980. (Photo by Kirk West/Getty Images)
George Strait during George Strait in Concert - August 20, 1983 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois, United States. (Photo by Paul Natkin/WireImage)
George Strait (Photo by Paul Natkin/WireImage)
CIRCA 1984: Country musician George Strait poses for a portrait holding a Guild acoustic guitar wearing a cowboy hat in circa 1984. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
circa 1985: Family portrait of American country singer George Strait with wife, Norma, and son, George Jr.. George Jr. is wearing a cowboy hat, tuxedo shirt, and jeans. (Photo by Darlene Hammond/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
George Strait (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
George Strait and Norma Strait during 25th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at Pantages Theater in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON -- Pictured: Musical guest George Strait performs on April 23, 1991 -- (Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 18: George Strait (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
George Strait and Norma Strait during 26th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at Universal Ampitheater in Universal City, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 93 -- Pictured: Musician George Strait on October 15, 1992 -- Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 93 -- Pictured: Musician George Strait on October 15, 1992 -- Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank
SAN JOSE, CA - NOVEMBER 20: George Strait performs at the San Jose Arena on April 24, 1994 in San Jose California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)
Atlanta - November 1: George Strait performs at The Omni Coliseum in Atlanta, Georgia on November 1, 1995 (Photo By Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 3: George Strait holds the three awards he won during the Country Music Awards 02 October at the Grand Ole Opry in, Nashville TN. Strait won Single of the Year for 'Check Yes or No', Album of the Year for 'Blue Clear Sky' and Male Vocalist of the Year. AFP PHOTO Doug COLLIER (Photo credit should read DOUG COLLIER/AFP/Getty Images)
8th May 1999: American country musician George Strait, wearing a cowboy hat, playing a guitar during the George Strait Country Music Festival, Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Scott Harrison/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
George Strait during The 35th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards - Arrivals and Press Room at Universal Amphitheater in Universal City, California, United States. (Photo by J. Vespa/WireImage)
George Strait and his wife of 30 years, Norma, backstage at the Country Freedom Concert in Nashville, Tennesee on October 21, 2001 . Photo by Gabe Palacio/ImageDirect
SAN ANTONIO - MAY 5: Country western singer George Strait sits courtside during Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals series between the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2002 NBA Playoffs at SBC Center on May 5, 2003 in San Antonio, Texas. The Spurs won 87-82. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Copyright NBAE 2003 (Photo by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)
George Strait performs at The 37th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards held at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, Ca., May 22, 2002. (photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 9: George Strait performs on stage at the 38th Annual CMA Awards at the Grand Ole Opry House November 9, 2004 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
Singer/songwriter George Strait in the press room of the 41st Annual CMA Awards at the Sommet Center on November 7, 2007 in Nashville TN. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/FilmMagic)
George Strait at the Taping of CMT 'GIANTS' Honoring Alan Jackson at The Ryman Auditorium on October 30, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee. CMT 'GIANTS' airs December 6, 2008 at 9pm ET only on CMT. ***EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE*** (Photo by Rick Diamond/WireImage)
Musician George Strait performs onstage at the 43rd Annual CMA Awards at the Sommet Center on November 11, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rob Hill/WireImage)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 09: George Strait attends the 58th Annual BMI Country Music Awards at BMI on November 9, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for BMI)
NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 29: George Strait poses with award at the 50th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel on October 29, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for ASCAP)
ARLINGTON - APRIL 19: George Strait performs live at the 50TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Sunday, April 19, 2015 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Photo by Robert Hart/CBS via Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 02: George Strait performs onstage during the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 22: HOF Member George Strait Performs during the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Medallion Ceremony to celebrate 2017 hall of fame inductees Alan Jackson, Jerry Reed And Don Schlitz at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on October 22, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Country Music Hall Of Fame & Museum)
AUSTIN, TEXAS - JUNE 03: George Strait performs in concert at The Frank Erwin Center on June 3, 2018 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 07: George Strait performs onstage during the 54th Academy Of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 07, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rich Fury/ACMA2019/Getty Images for ACM)
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Honky Tonk Time Machine is the biggest Country release of 2019 so far, with enough album equivalent sales to land at number four overall on the Billboard 200 Chart.

George Strait was all over the 2019 ACM Awards this weekend, performing two songs from Honky Tonk Time Machine and collaborating with Miranda Lambert. He will expand his Strait To Vegas residency this year, making stops in Columbus, Foxborough, and Fort Worth. You can see the full list of dates here.

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