Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” Tops 27th Hot Country Songs Chart; Kane Brown Enters Top 3

“Body Like A Back Road” extends its Hot Country Songs record to 27 weeks.

Sam Hunt at CMA Fest | ABC/Mark Levine

Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” continues to extend its record for most weeks atop the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

The smash claims #1 on a 27th consecutive edition of the chart, which ranks country songs based on activity from sales, streams and radio airplay.

“Body Like A Back Road” concurrently remains #1 on Country Digital Song Sales and Country Streaming Songs. It has been removed from the Country Airplay chart due to recurrent rules, but it continues to receive considerable support at the format. It is also garnering substantial airplay at pop and hot adult contemporary.

Dustin Lynch’s “Small Town Boy” holds at #2 on Hot Country Songs.

Kane Brown’s “What Ifs (featuring Lauren Alaina)” rises four places to a new peak of #3, while Brett Young’s “In Case You Didn’t Know” slips one spot to #4.

Up three places, Midland’s “Drinkin’ Problem” achieves a new peak position of #5.

— Billy Currington’s “Do I Make You Wanna,” which spends a third week at #1 on Billboard Country Airplay, falls three spots to #8 on Hot Country Songs.

Written by Brian Cantor

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