McGraw gears up with new CD

Jane Stevenson, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:52 PM ET

With more than 40 million albums sold, country music star Tim McGraw is used to being at the top.

After all, since the mid-1990s, he's had 11 consecutive albums debut at No.1.

So when his latest record, Two Lanes of Freedom, recently bowed at No. 2 on the Billboard album charts - below Josh Groban's All That Echoes - it didn't go unnoticed.

"It matters," says McGraw, 45, in a Canadian newspaper exclusive before adding: "I don't know that it matters that much. ... You've got a record, you always want to be No. 1. .. What I always jokingly say is, 'I want everybody to do well. I just want to do better.'"

 


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