Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” Sets US Country Streaming Record

Sam Hunt [UMG Nashville Press Photo]

Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road’ continues to perform like a smash.

The reigning #1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart generated 9.2 million US streams across all platforms this past week.

According to a press release from MCA Nashville, that ranks as a new record for country songs.

“Body” is expected to top a fourth straight Hot Country Songs chart this week. It also continues to rise at country radio, where it holds a Top 15 position after just five weeks.

Written by Brian Cantor

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