Cheyenne Frontier Days kicks off in 2016 with superstar Sam Hunt headlining the Friday, July 17 show.

Sam has blown up on country radio over the last two years. In 2014, Sam had two singles get to #1 on every major US country chart with "Take Your Time" and "Leave The Night On." In 2015, Sam released "House Party," which also reached #1. Right now the song "Break Up In A Small Town" is in the top 20.

Here are some facts about Sam Hunt you may not have known.

  • Sam is 30 years old
  • He's from Cedartown, Georgia
  • Before music, Sam was a college football quarterback at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.
  • Hunt has written hit singles for Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Reba McEntire, and Billy Currington.
  • Hunt was the first artist in 22 years (since Billy Ray Cyrus) to have three singles reach the country charts simultaneously.