Featured Session: Sweet 16: How Luke Combs Made Country Chart History

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Luke Combs is the #1 streaming artist in country music right now. He has made chart history by breaking multiple records by beloved acts such as Garth Brooks and Shania Twain. With 16 Songs currently in the Country Hot 100, he will also play his first headlining stadium show in May of this year to 36,000 + fans. His career is has been built, navigated and managed by Chris Kappy and Lynn Oliver-Cline, whose company River House has some of the most sought after songwriters and recording artists in Nashville and beyond. She was recently named to Billboard's Powerful Women Executives In Music and Country Power Players and Power 100 lists.

This panel discussion also features Brittany Schaffer; Head of Artist & Label Marketing at Spotify Nashville and Caryl Atwood; Senior Vice President at Sony Music Nashville. Two music executives who were integral to Luke Comb’s massive success.

The panel will be moderated by Angela Stefano from The Boot.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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Caryl Atwood

Sony Music

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Lynn Oliver-Cline

River House Artists

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