Sam Hunt has finally released new music. The song “Downtown’s Dead” dropped yesterday (Wednesday, May 16th) after Sam hinted to fans via social media throughout the day on Tuesday (May 15th). Sam co-wrote the new song, which is now available at all digital retailers.
“Downtown’s Dead” is the first new single from Sam since last year’s 5X Platinum-selling “Body Like A Back Road,” which held the Number One spot on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for 34 weeks, setting the record for the most weeks at Number One in the six-decade history of the chart.
Sam is nominated for the Billboard Chart Achievement Award, Top Country Artist and Top Country Male Artist at this weekend’s Billboard Music Awards. The show airs live on Sunday (May 20th) at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
Sam hits the road this month as a special guest on Luke Bryan’s What Makes You Country Tour – XL Stadium Sized along with Jon Pardi and opening artists Morgan Wallen (May-Aug) and Carly Pearce (Sep-Oct) beginning on May 31st at Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON.