Luke Combs will be the newest member of Grand Ole Opry . The singer "Beer Never Breaks My Heart" was invited on Tuesday night (June 11) by Opry members Craig Morgan John Conlee and Chris Janson .
Watch Combs' emotional reaction to the invitation in the video above, which was shared by the Opry. The 29-year-old will be the second under 30 year old this year. Kelsea Ballerini was just 25 years old when she was invited in March. The video shows how Morgan conducts the conversation, but all three existing members interviewed the "Hurricane" hitmaker together.
After the invitation, it's almost a minute of festive applause and emotion from the North Carolina-born person. In fact, it's not even clear that he actually accepts the invitation – but who does not?
Combs was clearly surprised by the honor that occurred relatively early in his career. His next studio album will be his second on Sony Music Nashville, but he already has several # 1 hits and a headlining tour planned for the fall. Last Friday he released a new EP named The Prequel
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Grand Ole Opry's membership has always been more engagement-driven However, for Opry's charting success, it's clear the institution believes that includes Combs. He is the third member to be invited to Ballerini and Mark Wills in 2019. In 2018, only two artists were invited, including Janson. Three were interviewed in 2017.
When Craig Morgan became a member in 2008, he was honored by John Conlee.
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