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Luke Combs reaches country music milestone not reached since Johnny Cash in 1959

Posted: 1:14 PM, Jun 18, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-18 14:14:14-04
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Luke Combs has reached a country music milestone that hasn't happened in 60 years. Combs now has five tracks in Billboard's Hot Country Songs Top 25.

No artist has accomplished that feat since Johnny Cash did in 1959.

All five of the tracks on the Top 25 list comprise Combs' new EP, The Prequel.

The rankings of each of the Combs track on the Top 25 Hot Country Songs list is below.

  • "Beer Never Broke My Heart" at number three
  • "Even Though I'm Leaving You" at number 12
  • "Lovin' on You" at number 19
  • "Refrigerator Door" at number 20
  • "Moon Over Mexico" at number 21

The songs are also in the Top 10 of Billboard's Country Songs sales chart.

Combs also currently holds the top two spots on the Top Country Albums chart on Billboard, with The Prequel at number one and his debut album, This One's for You, following it.

In addition to reaching these milestones on Billboard, Combs was recently invited to become the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry.

The five songs Johnny Cash had on the Top 25 Hot Country Songs list in May 1959 are below.

  • "Luther Played the Boogie" at number eight
  • "Frankie's Man, Johnny" at number 11
  • "You Dreamer You" at number 14
  • "Thanks a Lot" at number 15
  • "Don't Take Your Guns to Town" at number 20