Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” Enjoys 18th Week At #1 On Hot Country Songs

The smash hit remains #1 on the all-encompassing country songs chart.

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

For the eighteenth straight week, Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” ranks as America’s hottest overall country song.

It remains #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

In conjunction with its #1 position on the overall chart, “Body” holds at #1 on Country Digital Song Sales and Country Streaming Songs. It holds at #3 on Country Airplay (with a slight decline in country radio audience) but enjoys gains at pop and hot adult contemporary radio.

Brett Young’s “In Case You Didn’t Know” holds at #2 on Hot Country Songs, while Luke Combs’ “Hurricane” remains #3. Keith Urban’s “The Fighter (featuring Carrie Underwood)” rises two spots to #4, while Florida Georgia Line’s “God, Your Mama, And Me (featuring Backstreet Boys)” drops one spot to #5.

Darius Rucker’s “If I Told You,” which rises to #1 on Country Airplay, actually drops two spots to #7 on the overall Hot Country Songs chart.

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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