Samuel Hunt

Samuel Hunt (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department)

The Tennessean in Nashville reports that country music singer Sam Hunt was arrested in Nashville on Thursday morning (November 21, 2019) on DUI charges.

Hunt, 34, was charged with DUI and open container violation after his arrest in Davidson County, according to online court records. He was granted on $2,500 bond

Hunt was booked into Davidson County around 6 a.m. Thursday and released just after 9 a.m., jail records show.

A four-time Grammy Award nominee, Hunt released his UMG Nashville debut, “Montevallo,” in 2014. The album went triple Platinum in the United States, boasting top-charting country singles such as “House Party” and “Take Your Time.” In 2017, Hunt released the crossover hit “Body Like A Back Road,” which spent 34 weeks topping the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

Hunt debuted his latest single, “Kinfolks,” in October.

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