“Dear Hate,” Maren Morris’s response to the Las Vegas shooting, hits #1 on iTunes

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By Music News Group

ABC/Mark LevineBarely a day after Maren Morris released “Dear Hate” in response to the mass shootings in Las Vegas on Sunday, the new track was sitting at #1 on the iTunes Top Songs chart.

“Dear Hate” even outsold multiple cuts by rocker Tom Petty, who died suddenly on Monday — including classics like “Free Fallin’,” “I Won’t Back Down,” and “Mary Jane’s Last Dance.”

It also bested Taylor Swift‘s latest smash, “Look What You Made Me Do,” but that’s likely O.K. with Taylor, since she included songs by both Maren and her fiancé Ryan Hurd on a recent “Songs Taylor Loves” Spotify …read more