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WATCH: Chris Young Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry

August 30, 2017

Chris Young was surprised with the biggest announcement of his career during his Grand Ole Opry performance August 29. The country star was invited to become an official Opry member by Vince Gill.

The news came moments after Young and Gill performed their chart-topping duet, "Sober Saturday Night," together. According to The Tennessean, the 32-year-old will be the youngest person among the Opry family.

The formal induction ceremony will take place on October 17. That same week, Young will release his seventh studio album, Losing Sleep. 

Watch our recent EXCLUSIVE interview with Chris Young, below!