Carrie Underwood, Sam Hunt Win 2017 Teen Choice Awards
Carrie Underwood and Sam Hunt were big winners at the 2017 Teen Choice Awards on Sunday night (Aug. 13), taking home trophies for Choice Country Artist and Choice Country Song, respectively.
Underwood seemed elated at the news, thanking her fans via Twitter:
Underwood was nominated alongside Hunt, Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line, Kelsea Ballerini and Luke Bryan for Choice Country Artist.
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Hunt's "Body Like a Back Road" faced off against Thomas Rhett's "Craving You" featuring Maren Morris, Shelton's "Every Time I Hear That Song," Keith Urban's "The Fighter" featuring Underwood, Florida Georgia Line's "God, Your Mama, and Me" featuring Backstreet Boys and Brett Young's "In Case You Didn't Know" for Choice Country Song.
"Body Like a Back Road" recently received another big honor. In July, the song topped Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart for the 25th straight week, beating Florida Georgia Line's previous record of a 24-week hold at No. 1 back in 2013. Leroy Van Dyke’s “Walk on By” held the solo record prior to that for 19 weeks on top from 1961-1962.
"Body Like a Back Road" is the first single from Hunt’s second studio album, but there's no word on when that will be released.
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