Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” Sets Hot Country Songs Record, Reaches Triple Platinum

Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” scores a record-setting 25th week at #1.

Sam Hunt | Mark Levine/ABC

Two more achievements have been confirmed for Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road.”

As expected, the song has been officially named #1 on this week’s Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart.

In doing so, “Body” celebrates a record-setting 25th week atop the all-encompassing country songs listing. It previously shared the record (24 weeks) with Florida Georgia Line’s “Cruise.”

UMG Nashville additionally confirms that “Body Like A Back Road” has been certified triple platinum by the RIAA. The honor confirms 3 million in US units; each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

Written by Brian Cantor

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