Hunt finally announces second release
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
– Six years after the release of his massively successful debut CD, Sam Hunt will finally return with "Southside" on April 3 on MCA Nashville.
The album includes his current hit "Kinfolks" and "Sinning With You."
"Montevallo" had four number one singles including "Leave the Night On," "House Party," "Take Your Time," "Break Up In A Small Town" and "Make You Miss Me." Hunt followed up with "Body Like A Back Road," which remained number one for 34 consecutive weeks
Hunt also will tour on The Southside Summer Tour 2020 with special guests Kip Moore, Travis Denning, ERNEST and a DJ set by Brandi Cyrus. The tour gets underway on May 28 in Charlotte, N.C. and hits more than 40 markets including Chicago, St. Louis and Philadelphia.
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