Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” Scoring Well With Pop Radio Listeners

Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” posts strong pop radio callout scores.

Sam Hunt [Steven Alan | Press Photo via UMG Nashville]

Sam Hunt’s country crossover “Body Like A Back Road” is resonating with pop radio listeners.

The single received strong marks in the latest Mediabase/Critical Mass Media listener callout report.

Based on a survey of pop radio listeners, the report notes that “Body Like A Back Road” is receiving a positive reaction from 70.2% of listeners, a negative reaction from 16.9% of listeners and thus a “net positive” score of 53.3%.

It received a “favorite” rating from 22.8% of listeners.

Of the 35 songs featured in this week’s report, “Body” has the second-best positive score, the fifth-lowest negative score, and the #1 “net positive” score.

Its “favorite” score is the 4th-best.

“Body Like A Back Road” has spent the past 14 weeks atop the Hot Country Songs chart — and was a multi-week #1 at country radio. It recently cracked the Top 20 at hot adult contemporary radio and Top 40 at pop.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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