Sam Hunt is undoubtedly one of the most gifted singer and songwriters to have graced the US music scene in recent times. Although most of his music bears the underpinnings of country music, most of his die-hard fans are of the view that Hunt’s music is not necessarily genre-specific since most of his tracks have elements of R&B, pop music and even rock music. In addition to being a successful musician, Sam Hunt has also attained significant success in other fields as well with the most notable one being Football. During his years in Middle State Tennessee, the singer was dubbed as one of the best quarterbacks that the school has ever had. He went on to maintain this feat in college where he studied philosophy and economics and his success in college football saw him offered a position at Kansas Kaizer Chiefs.
One of the most defining characteristic of Sam Hunt is his ability to fuss several music genres and come up with a unique rhythmic sound. The singer’s music does not conform to any specific genre and according to Sam himself, this approach is informed by his childhood years which were spent listening to various types of music from different artists. This approach has also made it possible for Sam to endear himself to many fans not just in the United States, but all over the world as well. This is because, many fans can easily identify with his sound.
Before attaining mainstream commercial success, Sam had already written and sang several songs including Come Over, We Are Tonight, Cop Car among others. However, it was his hit single Raised on It that propelled Sam to international stardom. Released in 2013, the single was a commercial success and this gave him an opportunity to capitalize on the success and publicity garnered by the track. The success of Raised on It was closely followed by other key works including a 15-track mixtape known as Between The Pines.
For the most part of his early career, Sam was largely an unsigned act. However, things changed when he accepted to sign a recording deal with MCA Nashville in 2014. The deal with MCA has undoubtedly translated to a larger audience and platform for the American singer and song writer. The deal has also seen Sam release more successful international hits including Take Your Time, House Party and Leave The Night On which has so far proved to be one of his most successful songs in recent times. If you interest too hear Sam Hunt in 2016, here you can find Sam Hunt tickets.
Ever since he officially launched his career less than three years ago, Sam has indeed managed to write and record a significant number of songs as compared to many artists who have been in the industry for much longer periods. This can be attributed to the artist’s determination and the zeal for success. Sam also admits that his years as football player both in high school and college have significantly contributed to his success. This is because of the discipline he developed while playing the sports that has enabled him to maintain focus on his core objective which is to make incredibly good music.