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60 years ago, Johnny Cash became the very first artist to have five songs in the Top 25 on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart at the same time. The week of May 25, 1959 was the first week Cash achieved this feat, one that he replicated for two more weeks.
The five songs that were in the Top 25 simultaneously were the following:
No. 8: “Luther Played the Boogie”
No. 11: “Frankie’s Man, Johnny”
No. 14: “You Dreamer You”
No. 15: “Thanks a Lot”
No. 20: “Don’t Take Your Guns to Town”
For the past 60 years, no artist has ever come close to achieving this incredible feat…until now.
Just a few days after he was invited to be a member of the Grand Ole Opry, Luke Combs has officially done something no one else but Johnny Cash has done. Combs recently released a five-track EP titled The Prequel, and all five tracks are currently in the Top 25 on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart.
The chart is for the week of June 22, and is as follows:
No. 3: “Beer Never Broke My Heart”
No. 12: “Even Though I’m Leaving”
No. 19: “Lovin’ On You”
No. 20: “Refrigerator Door”
No. 21: “Moon Over Mexico”
Combs has had an incredible few weeks with the release of his EP, the Grand Ole Opry invitation, his big CMT Awards win, and now this! Congratulations, Luke on this well-deserved honor!
Watch Chris Janson, John Conlee, and Craig Morgan invite Combs to be a member of the Opry below.