Luke Combs on Winning New Artist of the Year at 2018 CMA Awards: 'I'm a Lucky Guy'

Luke Combs on Winning New Artist of the Year at 2018 CMA Awards: 'I'm a Lucky Guy'

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Luke Combs spoke with Streets Talkin’s Taylor Weatherby backstage on the 2018 CMA Awards on Wednesday (Nov. 14), chatting about successful new artist of the 12 months on the night time.

“It's been shocking, for certain,” Combs mentioned of his win. “I didn’t anticipate to return dwelling with any , however right here we’re, and I'm a fortunate man.”

Despite the truth that he doesn’t get simply flustered, the singer admits that this win left him feeling simply that. “It was a genuinely shocking, flustering, humbling, superior, unbelievable, unreal dream,” he informed Streets Talkin. “I didn't put a speech collectively as a result of I needed to go up there and say what I used to be actually feeling. And, I hope I didn't embarrass myself up there, however I'll inform ya what, it means an entire lot.”

Asked if there was something he forgot to say in his acceptance speech that he wish to point out now, Combs famous that he needs to thank all of his highschool mates for supporting him, despite the fact that again then, it appeared like a loopy dream. But they by no means informed him that.

Combs additionally mentioned his upcoming headlining tour in 2019, mentioning that it’s already offered out and he would possibly want so as to add a couple of extra exhibits. “We're actually excited concerning the new challenges in 2019,” he shared, “And getting on the market and making a reputation for ourselves. Looking ahead to it.”

You can watch the total video interview with Luke Combs above, and watch a clip of his efficiency under.