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Sam Hunt Receives Double Platinum Album Award For Montevallo

02/15/2016
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(UMGN) Country music star Sam Hunt was presented with a plaque commemorating his RIAA Double Platinum album Montevallo at last Tuesday night's late night CRS show at Ryman Auditorium.

Hunt earned his first ever Grammy nominations in the Best New Artist category and in Best Country Album for Montevallo. He will be performing on the live broadcast with Carrie Underwood when it airs this Monday, Feb. 15 at 8/7 CT on CBS.

Montevallo was the fastest country debut album to reach the impressive milestone since Taylor Swift's 2006 debut. Tracks from Hunt's album have sold more than 6 million individual downloads and accumulated nearly 600 million streams leading Montevallo to the No. 1 most-streamed country album of 2015.

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