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Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car’ Soars to #1 on iTunes Charts Following Grammys Performance with Luke Combs


(Kickin’ Country News) – Tracy Chapman’s classic song “Fast Car” has once again captured the attention of fans after 35 years since its initial release. The song was a massive hit in 1988, earning Chapman three Grammy nominations and the award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

Recently, country music superstar Luke Combs released his version of “Fast Car” in 2023, which brought new life to the song and introduced it to a new audience. Combs’ rendition of the song was so good that it was even nominated for Country Solo Performance at the 2024 Grammy Awards.

At the Grammy Awards, Chapman joined Combs on stage to perform the hit song, and the audience was blown away by their captivating performance. This was a significant moment for Chapman, who hadn’t made a televised appearance since 2009. The duo’s performance seamlessly blended the old and the new, earning them a well-deserved standing ovation. The day after the Grammy performance, Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car” climbed to the top of the U.S. iTunes chart, marking a first for the artist. Fans are thrilled to see the song receive such well-deserved recognition once again.

Overall, it’s clear that “Fast Car” remains a timeless classic and continues to inspire new generations of music lovers.