Even though it has a smaller fan base in comparison with pop and hip hop, country music is one of the best genre ever existed. The community of country music fans is well knowledgeable about the genre, some prefer Cajun, Ameripolitan and Country folk others prefer Bro-country, Red Dirt and Talking blues, but no matter what genre people listens to the most, country music is soul purifying. Nowadays however, modern country music is one of the most common, and of of the leaders of such genre is Luke Bryan.
Luke Bryan is the singer of two of the most famous country songs, “That’s My Kind of Night.” and “Drink a Beer”, his first album is “I’ll Stay Me” he released it after he finished his High School which was the first reason why he moved to Nashville from Georgia. The album came as a good omen to Bryan, it helped him earn an award for the best new male vocalist that was presented by the Academy of country music.
Music is not the only thing that fills Bryan’s life, when he is not doing an music projects, he works as a member if the Make-A-Wish foundation and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, not only this he also does other charity works alongside with raising funds for various organizations. Last year (2015) have witnessed the release of his newest album under the title of Kill the Lights and the first single only have recorded positive impressions on iTunes and Youtube.
For the fans of Luke Bryan, you should feel lucky because the singer is now officially attending the CMT Crossroad of 2016 that will take place in June 27. The announcement was first introduced to the public in the last days of 2015 during network’s annual meeting. With this announcement it was also declared that the series will start on march 24, 2016 and it is expected to be opened by the lovely Jennifer Nettles. This year’s version of CMT Crossroad will feature plenty of celebrities that are known for their extraordinary Country Music art. The first episode which will feature Luke Bryan will also feature others celebrity like Rob Thomas, Charles Kelley, Nick Jonas and Thomas Rhett.
Apart from the business, joy of singing and charity work, Luke Bryan was confronted by a family issue very recently. His sister passed away in 2007 leaving her husband with a son, unfortunately in 2015, the brother-in-law had also died leaving the boy orphaned and with no one to care for him, this however, has made a space for Luke’s family to take a decision, and it was not too long since they announced that they accepted the son to their household acknowledging him as their son. Til the kid is now 13 years old and living with Luke Bryan and his wife. Luke took the opportunity to preach and tell other families who live with the same situation to step up and follow his step thus protecting more kids from hunger.
Luke Bryan started writing his songs for artists like Billy Currington and Travis Tritt. In 2007, he signed with Capitol Records then released his album I’ll Stay Me. And later, he followed with album Doin’ My Thing and album Tailgates & Tanlines in 2011 and Luke’s fourth album Crash My Party was released in August 2013. Except “Drunk on You”, “That’s My Kind of Night”, and “Crash My Party”, Luke Bryan co-wrote all his singles.
Luke Bryan’s 2011 single “Country Girl (Shake It for Me)” took number 22 on Billboard Hot 200. And the single “Crash My Party” topped Country Airplay chart in July 2013. And the second single of the same album “Crash My Party” reached number 1 on the Hot Country songs in August.
Luke got engaged to his girlfriend Caroline Boyer in 2006 and the couple has two sons, Thomas Boyer Bryan who was born in 2008, and Tatum Christopher Bryan born in August 2011. One of the marking incidents in Luke Bryan’s life and postponed his music career is the death of his brother Chris at a car accident in 1996.