Sam Hunt’s “Take Your Time” Goes Top 40 on Hot 100, Holds #1 on Hot Country

The hottest country song in America is now a top 40 hit on the all-encompassing Billboard Hot 100.

Sam Hunt’s “Take Your Time” rises to #36 on this week’s edition of the Billboard Hot 100. Up six places this week, it follows Hunt’s breakthrough “Leave the Night On” in reaching the chart’s top 40.

“Leave the Night On,” which established Hunt in the mainstream country world, peaked at #30 last year.

In addition to rising on the Hot 100, “Take Your Time” this week retains its #1 position on the Hot Country Songs chart.

Written by Brian Cantor

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