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PRESS RELEASE: Sam Hunt scores his 10th No. 1 with “Outskirts.”

PRESS RELEASE: Sam Hunt scores his 10th No. 1 with “Outskirts.”
Sam Hunt

Diamond-selling country star Sam Hunt celebrates his 10th radio chart-topper with “Outskirts” reaching No. 1 on both the Billboard Country Airplay and Country Aircheck / MediaBase charts. The RIAA Gold-certified tune written by Hunt with Zach Crowell, Jerry Flowers, and Josh Osborne, displays “regret, nostalgia, reflection, and mourning for the love he threw away,” according to MusicRow which commended the song’s craftmanship and predicted it is “totally a winner.” “Outskirts” is featured on Hunt’s Locked Up EP released April 5th.

Hunt recently wrapped his arena-headlining Outskirts Tour, crossing the U.S. and Canada with country music’s Brett Young and Lily Rose. With good news for fans, he also announced his headlining summer amphitheater Locked Up Tour kicking off June 28 in Bend, Ore. On sale now, the 20-city Locked Up Tour runs through September with dates across the U.S. and Canada, and features support artists Russell Dickerson, George Birge (U.S.), and Dalton Dover (Canada). Fans can purchase VIP Packages, which may include premium tickets, VIP Lounge access, exclusive VIP gift item, specially designed tour poster & more. VIP package contents vary based on offer selected. For more information, visit and

About Sam Hunt:
Sam Hunt is a five-time GRAMMY-nominated, Diamond-selling, award-winning hitmaker. He recently scored his 10th No. 1 chart-topping hit with “Outskirts” featured on his latest four-track EP, LOCKED UP. LOCKED UP is the follow-up to Hunt’s sophomore album SOUTHSIDE, which debuted to critical acclaim and was one of the top country albums of 2020 landing at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart. Named one of the Best Albums of the Year by The New York Times and US Weekly, the Platinum-selling project features 12 songs all written by Hunt including his No. 1 hits “Kinfolks,” “Breaking Up Was Easy in the 90’s,” one of NPR’s Best Songs of 2020 “Hard To Forget,” and his three-week No. 1, Diamond-selling, GRAMMY-nominated smash, “Body Like A Back Road.”

SOUTHSIDE follows Hunt’s GRAMMY-nominated, Triple-Platinum-selling debut album, MONTEVALLO, which also topped the Billboard Country Albums chart and produced four No. 1 singles. All ten tracks on MONTEVALLO are RIAA certified with seven achieving Platinum or Multi-Platinum status including “Leave the Night On,” “House Party,” “Take Your Time,” “Break Up In A Small Town,” “Speakers,” and “Make You Miss Me.”

Called “stylistically provocative” by The New York Times and “deceptively phenomenal” by The Washington Post, Hunt has received accolades from Associated Press, Billboard, Esquire, Entertainment Weekly, Los Angeles Times, NPR, Rolling Stone, SPIN Magazine, Village Voice, The New York Times, The Washington Post and more. Since MONTEVALLO’s 2014 release, Hunt has accumulated over 14.5 billion global streams and has earned 50 million RIAA certified units.

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