Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” Enjoys Third Week At #1 On Hot Country Songs

Sam Hunt [UMG Nashville Press Photo]

Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” predictably extends its reign as America’s hottest country song.

The single enjoys a third straight week at #1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. In conjunction with its #1 position on the overall chart, it holds at #1 on the Country Digital Song Sales and Country Streaming Songs subcharts.

It also rises to #15 on the Country Airplay chart (and ranks as the Hot Country chart’s greatest airplay gainer).

As it celebrates another week at #1 on Country Airplay, Little Big Town’s “Better Man” holds at #2 on Hot Country. Jon Pardi’s “Dirt On My Boots” remains #3 on the chart.

Up three places, Michael Ray’s “Think A Little Less” grabs a new peak of #4. Chris Young’s “Sober Saturday Night (featuring Vince Gill)” dips one spot to #5.

— Dustin Lynch’s “Small Town Boy,” the week’s top debut, starts at #19.

Written by Brian Cantor

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