Combs announces new release
Thursday, August 8, 2019
– Luke Combs will release his second full-length album on Nov. 8 on River House Artists/Columbia Nashville.
There was no information about the title or songs. "Additional details to be announced soon," according to a press release.
The new album is the follow up to the ACM, CMA, CMT and Billboard Music Award-winning artist's breakthrough double Platinum debut, "This One's For You," currently number one on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart for the 44th non-consecutive week. That is the longest reign ever for a male artist and second longest for an artist overall following Shania Twain's "Come On Over" in 1997 (50 weeks).
In June, Combs released "The Prequel" EP, which debuted at number one. The lead single, "Beer Never Broke My Heart," is first this week on both Billboard's Country Airplay and Mediabase/Country Aircheck charts. This is Combs' sixth consecutive number one, a first on the Billboard Country Airplay chart and his fastest rising single to date (13 weeks).
Combs will continue his sold-out "Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour" this fall including newly confirmed stops at San Diego's Pechanga Arena, Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center, San Antonio's AT&T Center, Louisville's KFC Yum! Center, Los Angeles' Greek Theatre (two nights) and Nashville's Bridgestone Arena (two nights).
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