Sam Hunt’s “Kinfolks” Erupts As Country Radio’s Most Added Song

The new Sam Hunt single tops this week’s country radio add board.

Sam Hunt by Connor Dwyer, courtesy of MCA Nashville

Sam Hunt’s “Kinfolks” received a predictably warm welcome at country radio.

Picked up by 125 Mediabase-monitored stations on impact, “Kinfolks” convincingly ranks as the week’s most added song.

Carly Pearce & Lee Brice’s “I Hope You’re Happy Now” follows in second place on this week’s add board. The collaboration landed at 13 stations.

Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber’s “10,000 Hours” takes third place with 12 pickups, while an add count of 10 slots The Highwomen’s “Redesigning Women” in fourth.

Each added by 9 stations, Lauren Alaina’s “Getting Good” and Justin Moore’s “Why We Drink” tie for fifth.

This week’s other notable country radio options: Ingrid Andress’ “More Hearts Than Mine” (7th-most), Little Big Town’s “Over Drinking” (8th-most, tie), Riley Green’s “I Wish Grandpas Never Died” (8th-most, tie), and Kane Brown’s “Homesick” (10th-most).

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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