Luke Combs is an American country music singer and songwriter.
He was born and raised in North Carolina, Combs started performing as a child at Carnegie Hall. After
He dropped out of college to pursue a career in music, he moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where he released his debut extended play, The Way She Rides, in 2014.
Combs, an only child, was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, the son of Rhonda and Chester Combs, and moved to Asheville, North Carolina, at the age of 8.
He has been performing as a vocalist since childhood. While attending A. C. Reynolds High School, Combs played football and performed with multiple vocal groups, including performing a solo in the world-renowned Carnegie Hall.
Later, he attended Appalachian State University where he worked as a bouncer at a bar before gaining stage time in that same bar.
He played his first country music show at the Parthenon Cafe. With less than a month left in his senior year, he dropped out to pursue his country music career. He later moved to Nashville, Tennessee, to pursue a career in music.
Full Name: Luke Albert Combs
Date of Birth: March 2, 1990
Place of Birth: Huntersville, North Carolina, U.S.
Profession: Singer, songwriter
Record Label: River House Artists, Columbia Nashville
Combs started his career by releasing first EP, ”The Way She Rides” in February 2014, he released his second EP, “Can I Get an Outlaw”.
In 2016, Combs first single “Hurricane” sold 15,000 copies in the first week and debuted at number 46 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
In November 2015, Combs released his third EP, “This One’s for You”. In late 2016, Combs was named one of Sounds Like Nashville’s “Artists to Watch”.
In June 2017, Combs released his major-label debut album, also titled This One’s for You on Columbia Nashville and River House Artists. The album reached number one on Billboard’s Top Country Albums and number five on the US Billboard 200 in its first week.
The album’s second single, “When It Rains It Pours” was released to country radio on June 19, 2017.
In early 2016, Combs started dating Nicole Hocking, and the two became engaged in November 2018.
They married in Florida on August 1, 2020. On January 20, 2022, Combs and Hocking announced that they are expecting their first child together, a boy, in the spring of 2022.
This One’s For You (2017)
What You See Is What You Get (2019)
“This One’s for You”
”The Way She Rides”
iHeartRadio Music Awards: New Country Artist of the Year
CMT Music Awards Video of the Year:
Country Music Association Awards: New Artist of the Year
Academy of Country Music Awards: New Male Artist of the Year
CMT Music Awards; CMT Performance of the Year
iHeartRadio Music Awards: Country Artist of the Year
Nashville Songwriter Awards: Songwriter-Artist of the Year