Watch Sam Hunt and His Summer Tourmates Cover Outkast’s ‘Hey Ya!’
Sam Hunt has a thing for for throwbacks — have you seen his “Body Like a Back Road” lyric video? His ’90s women medley? — and he’s got another one in his 15 In a 30 Tour setlist. Readers can press play above to watch Hunt and his summer tourmates Maren Morris, Chris Janson and Ryan Follese cover Outkast’s “Hey Ya!”
The clip above comes from the first 15 in a 30 Tour stop, in Ohio on June 1. An Instagram video from Janson gives fans a closer look at how the singer-songwriter added his own flair to the cover with a harmonica solo and a skateboard roll-by … because what’s a little early-2000s R&B without a skateboard and some flashing neon lights? Morris, meanwhile, helped tackle the song’s call-and-answer bridge.
From Outkast’s 2003 album Speakerboxxx / The Love Below, “Hey Ya!” became a massive hit for the duo. The song went to No. 1 on the charts in the U.S., the UK, Canada, Australia and more countries; it also has been certified platinum in a number of countries. “Hey Ya!” also won Outkast Best Urban / Alternative Performance at the Grammy Awards, and the song received a BET Awards trophy and a number of MTV VIdeo Music Awards honors.
Hunt’s 15 in a 30 Tour will hit venues throughout the U.S. this summer; he’s also scheduled to perform at the 2017 Taste of Country Music Festival, which runs June 9-11. Hunt’s complete tour schedule is available on his official website.
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