Luke Bryan Lands 22nd Career #1 Single with “What Makes You Country”
February 27, 2019
Season 2 of ABC’s American Idol Premieres March 3
Appearances Set for Good Morning America, LIVE with Kelly & Ryan, Nightline and The View
Nashville – February 27, 2019– Four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan claims the top spot on the MEDIABASE country singles chart this week with the title track of his What Makes You Country album. “What Makes You Country,” a platinum selling single written by Luke, Dallas Davidson and Ashley Gorley, becomes Luke’s 22nd career #1 single and the fourth consecutive #1 single from the album. “We reminisced our childhoods and how we were raised when we got together to write this one,” shares Luke. “A small town upbringing learning work ethic, manners, how to hunt and fish. Just living and enjoying life. I’m proud to be country and that I’ve been able to follow all my dreams and still remain true to who I am.”
In celebration of the season premiere of American Idol this Sunday, Luke, along with fellow judges Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, visited Good Morning America this morning and tomorrow they’ll appear on Nightline followed by LIVE with Kelly & Ryan on Friday. NextMonday, March 4, the judges will appear on The View. About Luke Bryan Luke is a two-time Academy of Country Music and a two-time Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year, a five-time host of the ACM Awards, a NSAI Artist/Songwriter of the Year and was named a CMT Artist of the Year six consecutive years. Luke has more certified digital singles than any other country artist with 46 million tracks and 12 million albums with four Billion music streams. Luke has placed 22 singles at #1, 12 of which he co-wrote. In each of the last several years, Luke’s headline tours have performed for 1.5 million fans or more and in 2018 he headlined the most stadium shows in one year of his career, now totaling 34 stadium concerts to date. Also in 2018 Luke opened Nashville’s only six-floor entertainment facility in the heart of Music City, LUKE’S 32 BRIDGE FOOD + DRINK. This summer fans can see Luke on his “Sunset Repeat Tour” with special guests Cole Swindell and Jon Langston.