Combs makes history
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
– Luke Combs makes history this week as the first artist ever to have their first two studio albums spend 25 weeks or more at the top of Billboard's Top Country Albums chart.
Combs broke Taylor Swift's previously held record at 24 weeks. The achievement comes as his acclaimed number one record, "What You See Is What You Get," once again tops the chart this week, while his 2017 debut, "This One's For You , "has spent 50 non-consecutive weeks at number one, tying the record for the longest reign atop the chart with Shania Twain's "Come On Over" in 1997.
Combs returns to "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" this Thursday, July 16 performing his current single, "Lovin' On You."
"What You See Is What You Get" debuted atop the all-genre Billboard 200 chart as well as Billboard's Top Country Albums chart this past November with 172,000 equivalent units sold and also enjoyed the largest streaming week ever for a country album with 74 million on-demand streams.
Combs last single, "Does To Me" featuring Eric Church, recently spent two weeks at number one on both the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase Country Aircheck charts making it his eighth-consecutive chart topping single, a first on Billboard's Country Airplay chart.
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Five years ago, when beer-drinking, truck-driving-in-the-country country songs were en vogue, Luke Combs' full-length debut would have fit right in. In 2017, when pop music rules the country market and male singers are more likely to wear a stylish jacket instead of a flannel shirt, Combs is positively refreshing.
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