Luke Bryan To Release Fourth Studio Album On August 13, 2013
May 14, 2013
Nashville – May 15, 2013 – Luke Bryan, the Academy of Country Music’s Entertainer of the Year, will release his fourth studio album on August 13 as announced last night on The Late Show with David Letterman. Luke performed the project’s first single, “Crash My Party,” on the show.
The August 13 release is the follow up to Luke’s most successful album to date tailgates & tanlines, which has now been certified Double Platinum. tailgates & tanlines contains three back-to-back Platinum singles, was the 8th best-selling album of 2012 and has sold 7.2 million tracks. The summer album also releases on the heels of Luke’s his most successful spring break series album, Spring Break…Here To Party, which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart this past March.
Luke takes his “Dirt Road Diaries Tour” back on the road this weekend on May 17 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The tour is slated to run through the end of October. For additional information on the tour and tickets please go to www.lukebryan.com or www.livenation.com.
Luke’s recent Academy of Country Music Award wins for Entertainer of the Year and Vocal Event (“Only Way I Know”) with Eric Church and Jason Aldean, along with his first-time ACM hosting duty with Blake Shelton, are just a few of the career highlights Luke has enjoyed lately. Additional accolades include multi-Platinum albums sales, back-to-back #1 singles and his first #1 album debut. His spring break shows in Panama City Beach, Florida this past March brought in 120,000 fans during the two-day concert event and his performance at the Houston Rodeo was the second largest attendance in the rodeo’s history with 75,000 fans.
Luke has placed a total of six career singles at #1 and was named the #1 Artist of 2012 and #1 Male Artist of 2012 by Country Aircheck. Billboard named tailgates & tanlines the #2 Country Album and the #3 Country Artist Album of 2012 and claimed Luke as the #3 Top Country Artist of the Year. Also
in 2012, Luke took home 11 music awards, including a record nine wins at the American Country Awards as well as his first American Music Award.
Luke is currently nominated for four CMT Music Awards including Video of The Year and will perform on the show Wednesday, June 5.