Luke Combs Inches Closer to Shania Twain’s All-Time Chart Record

Luke Combs Inches Closer to Shania Twain’s All-Time Chart Record

Once again this week, Luke Combs’ 2017 debut album, This One’s for You, is No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. The double-Platinum album, which has moved 2 million units according to the RIAA, has now spent 46 weeks at No. 1.

Only Shania Twain’s Come On Over, which led for 50 weeks from 1997–2000, has spent more time at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. Come On Over has been certified as 20x Platinum by the RIAA for sales of 20 million units.

Will Luke’s This One’s For You break Shania’s chart record? While the odds appear favorable, let’s take a look at some of the big names releasing albums in the coming weeks before Luke drops his sophomore set on Nov. 8.

Aug. 23 (sales haven’t been announced)
MidlandLet It Roll
Tanya TuckerWhile I’m Livin’
Vince GillOkie

Aug. 30
Trisha YearwoodEvery Girl
Sheryl CrowTHREADS

Sept. 6
The HighwomenThe Highwomen

Sept. 13
Brett YoungThe Acoustic Sessions
VariousCountry Music – A Film By Ken Burns (The Soundtrack)
George StraitStrait Out of the Box: Part 1 (re-issue)

Sept. 20
Zac Brown BandThe Owl
Riley GreenDifferent ’Round Here
Old Crow Medicine Show – Live at the Ryman

Sept. 27
Jon Pardi Heartache Medication
Sturgill SimpsonSound & Fury

Oct. 4
Brantley Gilbert Fire & Brimstone

Oct. 11
Brothers OsborneLive at the Ryman

October 18
Chris JansonReal Friends

Oct. 25
Old DominionOld Dominion
The Oak Ridge Boys – Down Home Christmas

Nov. 1
Miranda LambertWildcard

Nov. 8
Luke Combs – TBA

photo by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com

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Luke Combs Gets 11th Number-1 with “Forever After All”

Luke Combs Gets 11th Number-1 with “Forever After All”

Congrats to Luke Combs – his song “Forever After All” is sitting at number-1 on the Billboard Country Airplay Chart!

This is Luke’s 11th consecutive number-1 song – and the 6th track off of his deluxe album What You See Ain’t Always What You Get to capture the top spot.

After hitting number-1 Luke says, “It’s pretty crazy having this song go number-1, being the sixth number-1 off this album. It’s incredible, and it’s all thanks to the fans. We have a really great team – from management, to label, to band and crew, and we’ve been lucky that country radio has embraced us, which means the world to me. I’m forever grateful to everybody that’s helped get my songs out there. I just wanna say thanks to everybody, and I never take it for granted.”

Photo Credit: Zack Massey