Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” Certified Double Platinum In US

The smash has spent 18 straight weeks atop the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

Sam Hunt [CBS]

Sam Hunt’s smash hit “Body Like A Back Road” has officially attained multi-platinum status in the United States.

According to the RIAA, the single was certified double platinum on June 6, 2017.

The award confirms 2 million in US units; each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

While “Body Like A Back Road” has posted exceptional streaming numbers by country standards, it is also a strong pure sales performer. It is currently the second-best-selling single (beneath Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You”) released in 2017.

The smash has spent eighteen straight weeks atop the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. It spent multiple weeks at #1 on the country radio chart, and it is currently on the rise at the hot adult contemporary and pop radio formats.

Written by Brian Cantor

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