Grammy Awards: Luke Combs Nominated for Best Country Solo Performance

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Country superstar Luke Combs is nominated for Best Country Solo Performance at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards for his Platinum-certified, #1 single, "Forever After All." The live awards is set for Monday, January 31, 2021.

The nomination adds to a triumphant few weeks for Combs, who once again made history as his latest single, "Cold As You," is #1 on the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase/Country Aircheck charts this week. This is the seventh #1 to come from Combs' deluxe album, What You See Ain't Always What You Get—breaking the record for most #1 singles to come from the same album—as well as his twelfth-consecutive #1 single overall, another historic feat. 


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Moreover, the 6x CMA, 3x ACM and 3x Billboard Music Award-winner, who won Entertainer of the Year at the 55th Annual CMA Awards, surprise-released his new song, "Doin' This," and debuted it live during the CMA Awards broadcast. A personal reflection on his own life and career, the song continues to receive widespread acclaim with Billboard praising, "the North Carolina native with the full-throttle voice and arsenal of hits has become an unstoppable force," while Music Row declares, "His heart is so huge, and there are few in the format who are as completely relatable…A masterpiece." Listen to the song HERE and watch/share the official music video HERE

Continuing an already monumental career, Combs will embark on his first-ever headline stadium tour next year with performances at Denver's Empower Field at Mile High on May 21, Seattle's Lumen Field on June 4 and Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium on July 30. See below for complete tour itinerary. Tickets for the shows are on-sale now, full details can be found at www.lukecombs.com/tour-dates


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Out now via River House Artists/Columbia Nashville, What You See Ain't Always What You Get debuted at #1 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart as well as Billboard's Top Country Albums chart last fall. The deluxe edition features all 18 tracks from Combs' double Platinum-certified, global #1 album, What You See Is What You Get, as well as five new songs. With the release, Combs reached #1 on Rolling Stone's Top 200 Albums chart, Top 100 Songs chart and Artists 500 chart—the first country artist ever to lead all three charts in the same week and first to top the Artists 500. 

Combs also recently made history as the first artist ever to have their first two studio albums spend 25 weeks or more at #1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart—breaking Taylor Swift's previously held record at 24 weeks. The achievement comes as What You See Is What You Get topped the chart for the 25th time last summer, while his 2017 debut, This One's For You, has spent 50 non-consecutive weeks at #1—tying the record for the longest reign atop the chart with Shania Twain's Come On Over in 1997. 


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Additional notable achievements and recognitions:    

Winner of two awards at the 54th Annual CMA Awards: Male Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year (What You See Is What You Get).  

Winner of two awards at the 55th ACM Awards: Album of the Year (What You See Is What You Get) and Male Artist of the Year 

Winner of two iHeartRadio Music Awards: Country Artist of the Year and Country Album of the Year (What You See Ain't Always What You Get) 

Won three awards at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards: Top Country Artist, Top Country Male Artist and Top Country Album (What You See Is What You Get)

Only country artist to perform on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" Season 45


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Inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry 

Awarded CMT Performance of the Year at the 2019 CMT Music Awards for his CMT Crossroads performance of "Beautiful Crazy" with Leon Bridges

Awarded Top Country Artist, Top Country Male Artist and Top Country Album at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards

Awarded New Male Artist of the Year at the 54th ACM Awards.

Awarded Country Artist of the Year at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Awarded New Artist of the Year at the 52nd Annual CMA Awards

Nominated for Best New Artist at the 61st GRAMMY Awards

Recipient of a CMA Triple Play Award for writing three #1 songs in a 12-month period

First artist to simultaneously top all five Billboard country charts for multiple weeks: Top Country Albums, Hot Country Songs, Country Airplay, Country Streaming Songs and Country Digital Song Sales (dated March 9, March 30 and April 6)

This One's For You is certified RIAA Triple Platinum and was also the most-streamed country album of 2019. 

All five songs on his The Prequel EP charted on Billboard's Hot Country Songs Top 25—a feat not accomplished by any artist in 60 years since Johnny Cash in 1959. 

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