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"This One's for…" the record books: Luke Combs' debut is country's longest-running #1 album by a male artist

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River House Artists/Columbia NashvilleThanks to This One’s for YouLuke Combs now holds the record for the most weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart by any male artist in history.

Currently in its 44th week at the top, Luke’s debut album passes Randy Travis’s Always & Forever, which started a 43-week run in 1987. Only one record has lasted longer at the top: Shania Twain’s Come On Over, which spent 50 weeks on top after it was released in 1997.

The double-platinum This One’s for You also remains the most-streamed country album so far this year.

Luke’s newest feat comes as his latest single, “Beer Never Broke My Heart,” becomes his sixth consecutive number one on the country airplay chart. “Beer” made it to to the top faster than any of his songs so far: just 13 weeks.  

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