Luke Combs wins Song of the Year at 2022 BMI Awards with “Forever After All”
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Luke Combs wins Song of the Year at 2022 BMI Awards with “Forever After All”



November 9, 2022 — Luke Combs won Song of the Year at last night’s 2022 BMI Awards for his #1 single, “Forever After All.” Written by Combs, Drew Parker and Rob Williford, the track was BMI’s most performed country song this past year. 

The reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year is nominated tonight for three more awards at the 56th Annual CMA Awards: Entertainer of the YearMale Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year (Growin’ Up). Combs will also perform his latest (and 14th consecutive) #1 single, “The Kind of Love We Make,” during tonight’s live broadcast.

The accolades add to another triumphant year for Combs, who, in yet another unprecedented feat, immediately sold out his massive 2023 World Tour, including all 16 of the North American stadium dates. With 39 shows across 3 continents and 16 countries, the record-breaking run is the largest tour ever for a country artist. The trek includes shows at Arlington, TX’s AT&T Stadium, Nashville’s Nissan Stadium and Foxborough’s Gillette Stadium, as well as stops in Australia, New Zealand, U.K., Ireland, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, France and Belgium. See below for complete tour itinerary.

The World Tour follows the release of Combs’ widely acclaimed new album, Growin Up’, which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart this past summer (River House Artists/Columbia Nashville, stream/purchase here). The record features twelve tracks including Combs’ current single, “Going, Going, Gone,” which was recently sent to country radio and is rapidly rising. 

Critical acclaim for Growin’ Up:
“one of country music’s biggest stars…He’s accomplished this not with virtuosic musical innovation, genre-crossing celebrity collaborations or by hosting a television singing competition, but by cranking out one irrepressibly catchy, widely relatable meat-and-potatoes country anthem after another.”—The New York Times
“an authentic creative force, capitalizing on his man-of-the-people status to release music that resonates with wide swaths of listeners…as an artist, he’s making his biggest strides yet”—
“He’s emerged as the field’s much-loved everyman with hits that country aficionados could not possibly resist”—The Wall Street Journal
“his detail-rich songs make Growin’ Up a big-time country album with a tip-jar-worthy intimacy”—Rolling Stone
“a superstar”—Billboard
“a superstar who is shaping the future of the genre while also serving as one of its fiercest defenders”—The Washington Post
“Take a voice that projects major-league virility but also vulnerability, sprinkle in some core-songwriting-team prowess with lyrical and musical hooks, and then most of all, don’t step on the agreeable, humble personality of somebody who—in contrast to a lot of the bro country that’s been out there—seems like someone you wouldn’t mind having as an actual brother.”—Variety
“one of music’s mightiest voices and a hitmaking force arguably unlike any seen out of Nashville this century”—USA Today
“an uncharacteristically humble, down-to-earth, hardworking, fiercely loyal teddy bear of a country star…a true country-music behemoth”—Vulture
“Luke Combs isn't just a country star…he made an excellent case for being a top-tier pop star, regardless of genre.”—The Tennessean 
“Combs struts his usual guitar-heavy songs with a certain nuance”—American Songwriter

March 25, 2023—Arlington, TX—AT&T Stadium* (SOLD OUT)
April 1, 2023—Indianapolis, IN—Lucas Oil Stadium* (SOLD OUT)
April 15, 2023—Nashville, TN—Nissan Stadium* (SOLD OUT)
April 22, 2023—Detroit, MI—Ford Field* (SOLD OUT)
April 29, 2023—Pittsburgh, PA—Acrisure Stadium* (SOLD OUT)
May 6, 2023—Chicago, IL—Soldier Field* (SOLD OUT)
May 13, 2023—Minneapolis, MN—U.S. Bank Stadium* (SOLD OUT)
May 20, 2023—Boise, ID—Albertsons Stadium* (SOLD OUT)
May 27, 2023—Vancouver, BC—BC Place* (SOLD OUT)
June 3, 2023—Edmonton, AB—Commonwealth Stadium* (SOLD OUT)
June 10, 2023—Kansas City, MO—GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium* (SOLD OUT)
June 17, 2023—St. Louis, MO—Busch Stadium* (SOLD OUT)
July 8, 2023—Tampa, FL—Raymond James Stadium* (SOLD OUT)
July 15, 2023—Charlotte, NC—Bank of America Stadium* (SOLD OUT)
July 22, 2023—Foxborough, MA—Gillette Stadium* (SOLD OUT)
July 29, 2023—Philadelphia, PA—Lincoln Financial Field* (SOLD OUT)
August 9, 2023—Auckland, New Zealand—Spark Arena+ (SOLD OUT)
August 11, 2023—Brisbane, Australia—Brisbane Entertainment Centre+ (SOLD OUT)
August 12, 2023—Brisbane, Australia—Brisbane Entertainment Centre+ (SOLD OUT)
August 16, 2023—Sydney, Australia—Qudos Bank Arena+ (SOLD OUT)
August 17, 2023—Sydney, Australia—Qudos Bank Arena+ (SOLD OUT)
August 19, 2023—Melbourne, Australia—Rod Laver Arena+ (SOLD OUT)
August 20, 2023—Melbourne, Australia—Rod Laver Arena+ (SOLD OUT)
August 23, 2023—Adelaide, Australia—Adelaide Entertainment Centre+ (SOLD OUT)
August 26, 2023—Perth, Australia—RAC Arena+ (SOLD OUT)
September 30, 2023—Oslo, Norway—Spektrum Arena (SOLD OUT)
October 1, 2023—Stockholm, Sweden—Avicii Arena (SOLD OUT)
October 4, 2023—Copenhagen, Denmark—Forum Black Box (SOLD OUT)
October 6, 2023—Hamburg, Germany—Barclays Arena
October 7, 2023—Amsterdam, Netherlands—AFAS Live (SOLD OUT)
October 8, 2023—Paris, France—La Cigale (SOLD OUT)
October 10, 2023—Zurich, Switzerland—The Hall
October 11, 2023—Brussels, Belgium—Ancienne Belgique (SOLD OUT)
October 13, 2023—Dublin, Ireland—3Arena (SOLD OUT)
October 14, 2023—Belfast, N. Ireland—SSE Arena (SOLD OUT)
October 16, 2023—Glasgow, Scotland—OVO Hydro Arena (SOLD OUT)
October 17, 2023—Manchester, England—AO Arena (SOLD OUT)
October 19, 2023—London, England—The O2 Arena (SOLD OUT)
October 20, 2023—London, England—The O2 Arena (SOLD OUT)
*with special guests Riley Green, Lainey Wilson, Flatland Cavalry and Brent Cobb
+with special guests Cody Johnson and Lane Pittman

A member of the Grand Ole Opry and a 6x CMA, 3x ACM, 3x Billboard Music Award-winner, Combs is in the midst of a record-setting and historic series of years. His previous release, What You See Ain’t Always What You Get, debuted at #1 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart as well as Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. With the record Combs reached #1 on Rolling Stone’s Top 200 Albums chart, Top 100 Songs chart and Artists 500 chart—the first country artist ever to lead all three charts in the same week and first to top the Artists 500. He also made history as the first artist ever to have their first two studio albums spend 25 weeks or more at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart—breaking Taylor Swift’s previously held record at 24 weeks.

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