WATCH: Luke Combs & Morgan Wallen Tie As BMI Songwriters Of The Year & Honor Each Other
The two superstars tied for BMI's biggest honor.
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When you think of the biggest tunesmiths of 2023 Luke Combs and Morgan Wallen undoubtably come to mind. Last week both superstars were honored as they tied for the night's biggest award
Held last Tuesday night at BMI’s building in Nashville, to commemorate the tie BMI surprised attendees as Wallen and Combs sat side by side and sang each others hits. Morgan lended his signature vocal to Luke's hit Going Going Gone, while Luke sand Wallen's record breaking tribute Thought You Should Know.
Additionally, Wallen's record breaking hit You Proof was honored as the song of the year! Penned by Morgan, ERNEST and Charlie Handsome the earmworm become the first single in country radio history to spend 10 weeks at the top spot on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. The track served as a single off the Tenessee native's massive One Thing At A Time album, and is also now a staple at his live shows. The album now stands tall as it studio saw the largest opening week for a country album since Taylor Swift’s Red (Taylor’s Version).
Needless to say the moment brought some well needed Music City magic!