Luke Combs Got Exciting News While Making Toaster Strudel: He’s ACM New Male Artist of the Year
Luke Combs was on his tour bus, enjoying a normal morning making toaster strudel when he got a call from Carrie Underwood. In a video shared with fans Monday morning (March 25), Combs learns that he has won the 2019 ACM New Male Artist of the Year award.
At the start of the call, Underwood asks how he's doing only to tell him, "You're about to be even more fantastic."
"I've got some really good news. You are going to the ACMs, right? On April 7th?" she continues. He confirms that he is, and she drops the bomb: "Well you are going there as a winner!"3
"Oh, alright," Combs says, chuckling.
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Combs was thankful for the call and win, adding that he wasn't expecting it."I'm over here toasting my breakfast and now I'm on the phone with Carrie Underwood winning an ACM so," he says.
After the phone call, Combs asked his crew how they plan surprises so perfectly every time. The video cuts off before we find out if Combs got to finally eat his breakfast.
Other artists slated to perform at the ACM Awards on April 7: Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Kelly Clarkson, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Reba McEntire, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton and George Strait, along with ACM Dick Clark Artist of the Decade Award honoree Jason Aldean.
The 2019 ACMs will be hosted by McEntire and will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas at 8PM ET on CBS.
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