He studied at Cedartown High School where he played football.
He was named 2002 Co-Offensive Player of the Year, was selected for the Georgia Sportswriters Association All-State Class AAA first-team as an all-purpose player, and was a Wendy's High School Heisman nominee.
The lead single from the album, "Leave the Night On", peaked concurrently on the Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts, making Hunt the first country artist in 22 years, since Billy Ray Cyrus, to reach the top of three country charts simultaneously in the Nielsen Sound Scan-era.
The fifth single "Make You Miss Me" from Montevallo, hit number one on the Country Airplay chart, thus making Hunt the first solo male artist to land four number ones on the Country Airplay chart from a debut studio album.
His debut studio album Montevallo, was released on October 27, 2014.
On the same day, Sam Hunt released Between the Pines: Acoustic Mixtape.
Universal Music Group Nashville president Cindy Mabe explained the date of the release: "The idea was to release it on the same date that Montevallo was released [in 2014] as a one-year anniversary gift to fans and Sam's way to offer more music and a thanks for the support." It opened with 70,000 units sold. The second single from the album "Take Your Time", peaked at number 20 on the US Billboard Hot 100.This is why we’ve taken the time to provide the most up-to-date statistics on public and private schools in the Cedartown , GA, area.We’ve also included data on the education levels of residents, and how to get in touch with the public and private schools near you.While perhaps not raised and educated in Cedartown, GA, more than 3.9% of residents hold high school diplomas, with 10.2% having graduated from college and 3.9% completing a postgraduate degree program.It’s no secret that schools and education opportunities are big motivating factors when choosing a best place to live.Hunt won his first American Music Award for New Artist of the Year on November 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.