(FEDEXFORUM NEWS RELEASE) – ACM, CMA, CMTAward-winning and Grammy nominated artist Luke Combs will continue hisextensive What You See Is What You Get Tour with a stop at FedExForumthis fall on Saturday, September 26. The tour will also feature special guests AshleyMcBryde and Ray Fulcher.
Tickets go on-sale Friday, February 28 at 10 a.m. atticketmaster.com or at the FedExForum Box Office.
The tour continues a groundbreaking and historic series of years for Combs, who made his debut as the musical guest on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” earlier this month. Combs performed two songs from his critically acclaimed new album, What You See Is What You Get: “Lovin’ On You” and “Beer Never Broke My Heart.”
In November, What You See Is What YouGet debuted at No. 1 on the All-Genre Billboard 200 chart as well asBillboard’s Top Country Albums chart with 172,000 equivalent units sold. It wasalso a global No. 1 album, topping charts in Canada, Australia and the U.K. Therecord enjoyed the largest streaming week ever for a country album with 74million on-demand streams.
Produced by Scott Moffatt, What YouSee Is What You Get features 17 songs including the five tracks previouslyreleased via The Prequel EP last summer. The EP debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’sTop Country Albums chart with all five tracks charting on Billboard’s HotCountry Songs Top 25—a feat not accomplished by any artist in 60 years sinceJohnny Cash in 1959. Additionally, Combs’ last single, “Even Though I’m Leaving,”spent three weeks at No. 1 at country radio, making it Combs’ seventhconsecutive No. 1—a first on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. Followingthis success, Combs’ new single, “Does To Me” featuring Eric Church, wasrecently shipped to country radio.
In celebration of the album, Combs is set to headline hisfirst ever stadium show at Appalachian State University’s Kidd Brewer Stadium inBoone, NC on May 2. The sold-out show continues Combs’ historic success on theroad with the first leg of the “What You See Is What You Get Tour” selling outimmediately after going on-sale last fall, including two record-breaking feats.Combs sold out Lexington, Kentucky’s Rupp Arena in 12 minutes—breaking therecord for the fastest sell-out in the venue’s 43-year history (previously setby Paul McCartney). Combs also broke University Park, Pennsylvania’s BryceJordan Center’s venue record for fastest single-show sell-out (previously heldby Luke Bryan).
Adding to his landmark year, Combs’ debutalbum, This One’s For You, was recently certified RIAA Triple Platinum.Since its release in 2017, thealbum has spent 50 non-consecutive weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s TopCountry Albums chart—tying therecord for the longest reign atop the chart with Shania Twain’s ComeOn Over in 1997. This One’s For You was alsothe most-streamed country album of 2019. Moreover, several of Combs’ songs havealso received new RIAA certifications: 4x Platinum “Beautiful Crazy,” 4xPlatinum “When It Rains It Pours,” 2x Platinum “She Got The Best of Me” andPlatinum “Must’ve Never Met You.”