It's also Hunt's second consecutive chart champion, after 'Kinfolks' led the way in February.
The original single version of the track samples from Webb Pierce's 1953 country staple 'There Stands The Glass.'
Denning co-wrote all but one track on the EP, which is produced by Jeremy Stover.
Billboard has described the song as a “guitar-heavy arena-rocker celebrating the underdog.”
The track is part of Hunt's domination of Billboard's country sales and airplay charts.
The singer-songwriter will also be appearing tonight, 13 April on CBS’ Late Night with Stephen Colbert performing his latest Top 15 hit ‘Hard To Forget’.
The track follows Hunt's previous single 'Kinfolks,' which recently completed its climb to the top of the country airplay chart.
The full-length show at the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas will have a series of surprise guests.
The single juxtaposes Hunt's modern, hip-hop-influenced sound with Webb Pierce's 1953 country staple 'There Stands The Glass.'
The new album will include Hunt's current airplay smash 'Kinfolks' and is the sequel to his 2014 debut 'Montevallo.'
Hunt wrote the reflective song, which opens on acoustic guitar and vocal, with Paul DiGiovanni, Josh Osborne and Emily Weisband.
This year's Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020 will be a bi-coastal affair, featuring BTS, Post Malone and Sam Hunt.
The top 20 debut of the new release matches the first-week performance of Hunt's last single, 2018's 'Downtown's Dead.'
The three 21-year-olds, Sami Bearden, Savana Santos and Sam Backoff, hail from Quincy, Illinois.
The event takes place at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on 17 September.