Luke Combs Shatters Streaming Records With ‘What You See Ain’t Always What You Get’

Luke Combs; Photo by Zack Massey
Luke Combs; Photo by Zack Massey
Luke Combs; Photo by Zack Massey

Luke Combs’ career shows no signs of slowing down. The ACM Male Artist of the Year is setting new streaming records across multiple platforms with his just-released deluxe album, What You See Ain’t Always What You Get.

Combs broke his on record on Apple Music where the album hit No. 1 on the overall U.S. Top Albums chart, making the superstar the only country artist in history to top the chart, doing so twice in the past 12 months. Additionally, the North Carolina native raked in the most first-day streams ever for a country album on the platform. Additionally, the fan-favorite track “Forever After All” also debuted at No. 1 on Apple Music’s Daily Top 100: Global Songs chart and broke the record for the biggest first day of streams for a country song. On top of that, Combs is also Apple Music’s most-streamed country artist in 2020.

Combs also broke his own record on Spotify, achieving the biggest all-time first-day streaming record for a country album. “Forever After All” had the most first day streams for a country track by a solo artist and reached No. 2 on Spotify’s Top 10 Global Song Debuts chart. New tracks “The Other Guy” “Cold As You”and “My Kinda Folk” also landed on the chart.

On Pandora, “Forever After All” became the No. 1 song on the platform’s all-genre Top Thumb Hundred Playlist after being their most thumbed up new song in the last 30 days.

The new streaming records follow countless awards and accolades for Combs, who is currently nominated for six awards at the 54th CMA Awards.

Tags from the story