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Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” Reaches 5x Platinum In United States

“Body Like A Back Road” crosses the 5x platinum threshold.

Sam Hunt | Mark Levine/ABC

Sam Hunt’s smash “Body Like A Back Road,” which holds the record for most weeks atop the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, just received an impressive new certification from the RIAA.

As of March 22, the song is 5x platinum in the United States.

The award confirms 5 million in US units; each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

“Body Like A Back Road” reached the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100, a rare feat for a country song. It meanwhile spent a record 34 weeks atop the genre-specific Hot Country Songs chart.

Written by Brian Cantor

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