Luke Combs can add another accolade to his growing tally. On June 11, he was invited to become the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry. Craig Morgan, Chris Janson, and John Conlee offered the invite during Combs’ Tuesday night Opry performance.
Opry member Janson received his membership invitation last year; when Morgan received his invitation to join the Opry in 2008, it was Conlee who did the honors.
— Grand Ole Opry (@opry) June 12, 2019
The moment comes on the heels of the release of Combs’ latest project The Prequel, and his win for CMT Performance of the Year at the 2019 CMT Music Awards, for his rendition of “Beautiful Crazy” from CMT Crossroads with Leon Bridges.
Combs also recently made history as the first artist to simultaneously top all five Billboard country charts for multiple weeks: Top Country Albums, Hot Country Songs, Country Airplay, Country Streaming Songs and Country Digital Song Sales (dated March 9, March 30 and April 6). Combs’ previous 2x Platinum single, “Beautiful Crazy,” spent seven-straight weeks at No. 1 on the Country Airplay chart, tying the second longest run atop the chart since its launch in 1990.
“Beautiful Crazy” is also the first country single shipped to radio already Platinum-certified since Taylor Swift’s “Red” in 2013, has more than 400 million on-demand streams.
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