Country music star Luke Combs on fans, songwriting and remembering Las Vegas

ABC News' "Nightline" went backstage and on the road with the singer, who said country music wasn't always on his radar.
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Transcript for Country music star Luke Combs on fans, songwriting and remembering Las Vegas
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