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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’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).

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