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Sam Hunt Biography

Sam Hunt brings a new spin on the country genre and is best known for singles like “Leave the Night On” and “Take Your Time”.

Early Years

Born Sam Lowry Hunt on December 8, 1984, the future country star spent his teen years playing football. He was a valorous player for Middle Tennessee State University’s team. After football practice, Sam would pick up the acoustic guitar, trying to learn more and more.

From Football to Country Music

After two months spent in a training camp with the professional team Kansas City Chiefs, he quit and began his quest for a career in music.

Freshly moved to Nashville, he wrote Keith Urban’s single “Come Over” and released the mixtape Between the Pines. Hunt issued the EP X2C under the MCA Nashville label in 2014. In the same year, he took over the country scene by reaching number one on the Country airplay chart.

Reaching the Top

On October 27, 2014, the artist delivered to the world his debut album Montevallo and an acoustic version of his Between the Pines mixtape. One of Montevallo’s singles, “Take Your Time” received tremendous notoriety. Time passing, four singles off his debut album reached number one on the Country Airplay chart.

Sam reached number one on the US Hot Country Songs with 2017 single “Body Like a Back Road”.



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