Luke Combs is famous for his music; he sings country music, which is a native American genre that originated from Southern America. He is a modern singer that fuses this ancient genre with contemporary styles of music to bring out a new vibe to the Country Music lovers.
Early Life & Biography
Luke Combs was born in 1990 in Charlotte, North Carolina. At a young age, Luke performed as a vocalist when in High School. He went to A. C. Reynolds High School, apart from music he also played football. After High School, he joined Appalachian State University and while here he performed his first country music show at Parthenon Cafe
He dropped out of college to focus on his music career and moved to Nashville, Tennessee, and this is where he started his Country music career.
Luke Combs has a very good relationship with his parents, and he has always accredited his success to his parents during the CMA awards in 2017, where he got a nomination as the New Artist of The Year.
Luke Combs is in a relationship with Nicole Hockings; they started dating in 2016, and in November 2018, they got engaged. He is active in social media, especially on Instagram and Twitter, where he has an interactive fanbase increasing his popularity. He also enjoys popularity in his YouTube channel, which has 1.5 million YouTube Subscribers.
The highlight of his career was in 2018; Luke had an emotional performance of his song titled, She Got the Best of Me during the CMA Awards.
The onset of Luke’s career was in February 2014, when he released his first EP “The Way She Rides” and later on the same year released the second EP, “Can I get an outlaw.”
Combs song “Hurricane” sold over 15000 copies in 2015, in just one week of its release, and trended at number 46 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. The same year his third EP was released.
He was signed by Sony Music Nashville and his song “This one’s For You was re-released, this saw his EP “Hurricane “skyrocket and topped at number one at the Country Music airplay charts and withheld the first spot for two weeks.
His album “This One Is for You,” was released in June 2017, this album was a major highlight of his career because it took the first spot on the Billboard Top Country Music Albums and also starred at the 5th position on USA Billboard 200 on week one of its release. He was also named One of The Sounds like Nashville ‘Artist to be watched.
In 2018 he also re-released. This one is for you, accompanied by other songs, and it also did very well. His album “Beautiful Crazy,” which was released as single songs, became the first on the Country Airplay in 2019, giving him not one but five fist positions on the Billboard Country music Chart.
In 2019, he became a new member of Grand Ole Opry, and in the same year, he released his second album.
To support his musical career, he has gone on several tours like Don’t Tempt Me with a good time tour, Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour, and What You Get Is What You See Tour.
Awards & Achievements
- In 2017, he won the New Country Artist of The Year and got nominated for others.
- In 2018, he won Country Music Association Awards as Male vocalist of the year and also the CMT Music Awards as CMT Music Performance of the Year. The same year he also won iHeart Radio Awards.
- In 2019, he also won several awards on the Billboard Music Awards, and he also won the Country Music Association Awards.
Net Worth & Salary of Luke Combs
Luke Combs is estimated to have a net worth of $6 million and a salary of $900 000.
His wealth is from the sale of his musical Albums, with the highest-selling approximately over 670, 000 records in the US.
His earnings are also boosted by the earnings he gets from the sale of tickets for his musical tours throughout America and other countries.
According to YouTube earning statistics Luke is estimated to earn between $183 – 2.3k monthly and $35.2k yearly with around 1.5m YouTube subscribers.
As a young artist, Luke Combs’s determination in building his music career is greatly inspiring, up to the extent of dropping out of school so as to focus in his Country Music career. This shows that dreams can be achieved if we put our minds to it. His parent’s support is also a lesson to all other parents on the importance of supporting the dreams of their children.