Sam Hunt Humbled By Reaction To 'Body Like A Backroad'

Sam Hunt was at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night (May 20th) and picked up the BBMA for Top Country Song for the five-time platinum “Body Like a Back Road,” which he released last year. Sam is still humbled by the reaction of the song.

“It’s awesome to have a reaction like that from a song, because that song was kind of uncharted territory for me,” says Sam. “So, it almost felt like I was putting out my first record for the first time where you conceptualize this idea and you’ve already conceptualized the reaction that you expect to have to this a song and you just hope that it all comes true. And this exceeded those expectations by a long shot, so it was just really great. I was just really humbled by how many people were anticipating new music, because that really helped this song have legs and really get going.”

The Georgia native just released his new song, “Downtown’s Dead,” which he co-wrote with Josh Osborne, Shane McAnally, Zach Crowell and Charlie Handsome.

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