Talk about childhood dreams and passion, how much of us really take what the world once meant to us? The few who have gone on to live out their dreams have not only succeeded and excelled, but they couldn’t be happier sticking to their apparent fantasies. Like Luke Combs, who started singing as a child and is now an acclaimed country music singer, he also called on us to give their names in their respective fields.
Combs is known for his single Hurricane and also won a Grammy nod. Here’s everything you need to know about him.
Who is Luke Combs?
The country singer was raised in Asheville, North Carolina was born in Charlotte, North Carolina on March 8, 1990 and is named Luke Albert Combs. He attended AC Reynolds High School. As a child, he discovered his talent for the voice and took pleasure in singing. In high school, Combs split his time between football and singing in various local bands as well as in the church choir, long before he became a campaign superstar. He also performed solo at the world famous concert hall, Carnegie Hall.
At Appalachian State University, he took up guitar and added composition to his resume. He also played his first country music show at the Parthenon Cafe. However, towards the end of his studies, his interest in music took precedence over his school activities and he dropped out to pursue his dreams. With this decision, he soon left for Nashville, Tennessee, and since then his career has only blossomed, scoring many professional milestones.
In 2014 he released two EPs, The Way She Rides in February and Can I Get an Outlaw Later in the Year. Her debut single Hurricane (2015) became a hit. It sold 15,000 copies in its first week and debuted at number 46 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, as well as certified platinum. The single was re-released on Columbia Nashville and made national history, topping the nation’s radio airplay chart on May 15, 2017, a spot it held for two consecutive weeks.
This One’s For You Combs’ third EP was released in November 2015. Shortly after, Luke Combs released his debut album titled This One’s For You in June 2017 on Columbia Nashville and River House Artists. The album became an instant hit. It reached number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and number 5 on the US Billboard 200 in its first week. Also, his singles, When it rains, it pours in October 2017, two months after its release on country radio, topped the Country Airplay chart and was also certified platinum. He released his third single, One Number Apart in January 2018 as She’s Got the Best of Me andBelle Folle were released as singles after the album was reissued in mid-2018.
During his career, Luke Combs won the hearts of fans and gained recognition from many award bodies. He has been nominated by CMT, ACM and in December 2018 he was announced as one of the Grammy’s Best New Artist nominees. He won the iHeartRadio New Country Artist of the Year award as well as the Country Music Association’s New Artist of the Year awards in 2018. He has also performed on several television platforms including NBC’s Today. , and ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC.
After crossing the one million subscriber mark on Instagram, he debuted his new song, Every Little Gesture Counts on January 1, 2019. The song could be a taste of what will be featured in his sequel. first album. Combs already has a busy year ahead of him as he would kick off his Beer Never Broke My Heart tour on January 31, 2019 in Birmingham, Alabama.
His net worth
The North Carolina native earns a good amount of money from his career. His singles; Hurricane, When It Rains, One Number Awar And She Gets The Best Of Me, reached #1 in Country Airplay. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Family life: Who is Luke Combs’ wife or girlfriend?
Luke Combs grew up in a lower middle class, blue collar home as an only child born to his parents. They have done nothing but support their son and are very proud of what he has managed to do with his life.
Singer This One for You started dating Nicole Hocking in early 2016. Nicole had a big influence on the country singer’s life and led him to make major changes such as quitting some bad habits including the tempering of tobacco.
In November 2018, Luke Combs decided it was time to take the first step in making her a part of his life forever. So, with a big sparrow, he got down on his knees in Hawaii to ask Hocking to marry him and sure enough, she said yes. The duo couldn’t be happier as they used their social media accounts to share the news with their fans.
No details were given on their wedding plans and given that Combs has a busy year ahead of him, that may be on hold for some time.