Luke Combs and Eric Church were up against each other for CMA Award for Entertainer Of The Year, also in the category were Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban. And although Combs didn’t win the award he was “super hyped” to see Church take home the coveted award.
Combs said that Church has been a hero of his and that it was so cool to sit at a table with him at the award’s ceremony. He continued to say how it was so cool to watch him win the award that he feels he deserved more times than once.
“It was incredible to see him win,” Combs said of Church’s win. “I haven’t seen the broadcast yet but I was super hyped when he won. He’s a hero of mine and it was cool to sit at the table with him and it was cool to watch him win an award that I feel like he’s deserved more times than once. I was glad to be here and it was definitely as different year but that’s memory that I’ll have for a long time.”
Watch Church’s acceptance speech below.