“Don’t call country music newcomer Luke Combs an outlaw. The word doesn’t really fit, though he does have an undeniable independent streak. And outsider doesn’t really work anymore either, since he’s come to Nashville and quickly won himself a record deal and quite a bit of attention.
Outlier is the better fit for Combs. The 26-year-old has built an already enviable following and succeeding far beyond expectations. His social engagement numbers are in the hundreds of thousands and streaming spins are in the millions, is only now releasing his first single, “Hurricane,” to Country Radio.”