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Sam Hunt goes #1 with “Breaking Up Was Easy in the 90’s”

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UMG Nashville

Sam Hunt is taking the ’90s to #1. 

The Georgia native has ascended to the top of the country charts this week with “Breaking Up Was Easy in the 90s,” his eighth #1 song. It’s featured on his chart-topping 2020 album, Southside. 

Co-written by Sam, Josh Osborne, Zach Crowell, Chris LaCorte and Ernest K Smith, “Breaking Up” was penned during a writers retreat after Josh pitched him the concept for the song. 

“I would sit and write the track listing and I would put ‘Breaking Up Was Easy in the 90s’ on the track listing before we even wrote the song, and I knew I had to get it right,” Sam explains in a statement. 

“Breaking Up” is the fourth single off Southside to reach #1, following “Body Like a Back Road,” “Kinfolks” and “Hard to Forget.”

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