Luke Combs simply slayed his ‘SNL’ debut with these back-to-back nation performances that confirmed off his North Carolina roots!
Luke Combs, 29, killed it on the SNL stage! The nation crooner opened his debut with “Lovin’ On You,” which was impressed by his beautiful fiance Nicole Hocking, 26. “But I’m in love and lovin’ on you/I feel that rush soon as you walk in a room/I can’t get enough of you, honey,” he croons within the candy love ballad. The singer owned the stage at Studio 8H as he belted out the romantic tune, alongside his six guitar gamers. Owning the stage like a seasoned vet, Luke transported us to a different time in nation music — and we undoubtedly aren’t complaining!
For the following, Luke rocked out to his 2019 single “Beer Never Broke My Heart.” Jamming out alongside his six-person band, the crooner took us proper again to Nashville’s Honky Tonk strip for a Saturday evening get together! With an orange mild glowing behind him, the 29-year-old stored his baseball cap on, paired with an off-the-cuff button down shirt. “Like diamond rings and football teams have torn this boy apart/Like a neon dream, it just dawned on me, that bars and this guitar/And long-neck ice-cold beer never broke my heart,” Luke sang in his low, raspy voice. The second music selection was no shock, given the large success it skilled final summer season, peaking at #1 on Aug. 4, 2019! The party-ready jam was excellent for Super Bowl weekend, and Luke appeared like he was having a blast as he carried out for the primary time on SNL.
Luke made his debut again in 2015 with the observe “Hurricane,” which didn’t make it’s method to Number 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart till practically two years later in 2017. The independently produced music put Luke on the map, and the tune was a part of his first-ever EP, This One’s For You. The album spawned a whopping 5 different Billboard Country primary hits, together with “When It Rains It Pours,” “One Number Away,” “She Got the Best of Me,” and “Beautiful Crazy.”
“I’ve always been a small goals kind of guy…when I picked up guitar it wasn’t like, ‘Ok, I’m going to be Kenny Chesney.’ It was like, ‘I want to play a chord,’ and then it was like, ‘I want to play another one, then play a song, then sing while playing the song,’” Luke revealed to Rolling Stone in a 2017 interview. “We recorded six tracks, and after they acquired finished and [Producer Scott Moffatt] was like, ‘Hey man, we have to grasp these,’ and I used to be like, ‘What’s that?’ I by no means mastered my first two, I simply blended them. I believe the value was $200 per music, so I used to be like, ‘I don’t have $200 per music, and I’m not going to have it.’” Well, the album turned out to be a large success anyway!
Luke adopted up the primary venture with 2018’s ballad “Beautiful Crazy,” which additionally hit primary for seven weeks. The nation prodigy earned a nod as a nominee for Best New Artist on the Grammy Awards in 2019. Luke then dropped What You See Is What You Get simply three brief months in the past, main with the observe “Best Never Broke My Heart.” If you guessed already, you’re appropriate: the music was a primary Country Airplay hit, making it his sixth hit to high the charts!
“I just love writing songs and singing them,” Luke admitted in the identical interview. “People seem to enjoy them, and that’s all you can really ask for. I didn’t get into it to try to be a celebrity or whatever…I think there’s kind of a comfortability with me onstage – and I think my cool factor is not having one. I’m not extra cool or extra different. I’m an honest dude, not trying to be anything other than who I am.”