Biography of Luke Bryan, Facts, Real Name, Age, Net-worth, Songs, Awards, Family

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Luke Bryan is an American country music singer and songwriter. He began his music career writing songs for Travis Tritt and Billy Currington before signing with Capitol Nashville in 2007.

Luke Bryan was born in Leesburg, Georgia, to LeClaire and Tommy Bryan, a peanut farmer.

Luke went to college at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia, where he joined the Sigma Chi fraternity and graduated in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Two years later, Bryan finally made it to Nashville, after his father told him to pack his truck to pursue a career in music.

He initially gained success as a songwriter, but soon after signed as a performer; his first major success was “All My Friends Say”.

In 2013, Bryan was named “Entertainer of the Year” by both the Academy of Country Music Awards and the Country Music Association.

In 2019, Bryan’s 2013 album Crash My Party received the first Album of the Decade award from the Academy of Country Music.

He is one of the world’s best-selling music artists, with over 75 million records sold.

Full Name: Thomas Luther Bryan

Place of Birth: Leesburg, Georgia, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 17, 1976

Age: 45

Nationality: American

Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Television Personality

Genre: Row Crop

Net-worth: $150 million

Instruments: Vocals, Guitar, Piano

Labels: Capitol Nashville

Personal Life:

Bryan is married to Caroline Boyer. The two married on December 8, 2006, and have two sons together, Thomas Boyer “Bo” Bryan, born March 18, 2008, and Tatum “Tate” Christopher Bryan, born August 11, 2010.

After Kelly’s husband Ben Lee Cheshire died in 2014, Bryan and his wife began raising their nephew Tilden “Til” and taking care of their nieces Kris and Jordan.

In 2015, Forbes estimated Bryan’s annual income at $42.5 million.

Career:

Soon after his arrival in Nashville, Bryan joined a publishing house in the city. Among his first cuts was the title track of Travis Tritt’s 2004 album My Honky Tonk History.

He was later signed by Capitol Nashville to a recording contract. In the meantime, Bryan co-wrote Billy Currington’s single “Good Directions”, which went to number one on the Hot Country Songs chart in mid-2007.

Bryan co-wrote his debut single, “All My Friends Say”, with producer Jeff Stevens. This song reached a peak of number 5 on the Hot Country Songs chart. In August 2007, Capitol Nashville released Bryan’s debut album, I’ll Stay Me.

Bryan wrote or co-wrote all but one of its 11 songs. The album’s second single, “We Rode in Trucks”, peaked at number 33 while “Country Man” reached number 10.

“Do I” was included on Bryan’s second album, Doin’ My Thing, which was released in October 2009. Also included on the album was a cover of OneRepublic’s “Apologize”.

Bryan wrote the album’s next two singles, “Rain Is a Good Thing” and “Someone Else Calling You Baby”, with Dallas Davidson and Jeff Stevens, respectively. Both of these songs went to number one on the country music charts.

Bryan released his third EP, Spring Break 3…It’s a Shore Thing, on February 25, 2011, featuring four new songs – “In Love With the Girl,” “If You Ain’t Here to Party,” “Shore Thing,” and “Love In a College Town”. This release was followed by Bryan’s seventh single, “Country Girl (Shake It for Me)”, which was released on March 14, 2011.

The album peaked at number one on the Top Country Albums chart and number two on the Billboard 200 chart. “Country Girl” peaked at number 4 on the country music charts and number 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

“Knockin’ Boots” was released to country radio in March 2019. In October 2019, “What She Wants Tonight” was released to country radio as the second single from his upcoming album.

In January 2020, Bryan announced his next album would be titled Born Here Live Here Die Here and was scheduled to be released on April 24, 2020.

The announcement of the album followed the announcement of his upcoming Proud to Be Right Here Tour.

On October 19, 2020, the song “Down to One” was made the fourth single from the album. A Deluxe edition of Born Here Live Here Die Here, released on April 9, 2021, produced the album’s fifth single, “Waves”, as well as its sixth single, “Up,” which was released on October 11, 2021.

In October, it was announced that Bryan would host the 55th Annual Country Music Association Awards for the first time, making him the first solo host in 18 years.

Songs:

Studio albums:

I’ll Stay Me (2007)

Doin’ My Thing (2009)

Tailgates & Tanlines (2011)

Crash My Party (2013)

Kill the Lights (2015)

What Makes You Country (2017)

Born Here Live Here Die Here (2020)

Awards:

Academy of Country Music Awards: Top New Solo Vocalist

CMT Music Awards: USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year

Video of the Year: Male

Music Video of the Year

Music Video by a Male Artist

Album of the Year Tailgates & Tanlines

Most Played Radio Track “I Don’t Want This Night to End”

Most Played Radio Track by a Male Artist

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