NASHVILLE, TN – (March 18, 2015) – ACM Awards Show co-host and reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan debuts his final Spring Break album, Spring Break…Checkin’ Out, at #1 today on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart with sales near 89K, making it his second consecutive spring break album to debut at #1. Sales of Luke’s combined seven spring break releases now exceed 1.2 million. The album also lands at #3 on Billboard’s Top 200.
Luke celebrated the release with two concerts at Spinnaker Beach Club in Panama City Beach, Florida last week with record crowds of more than 400,000 fans. This weekend Luke performs at the Houston Rodeo and in May will wrap his “That’s My Kind of Night Tour.” On May 8, Luke will launch the “Kick The Dust Up Tour.”
Luke heads into the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards as a co-host and four nominations- Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist, Song of the Year (“Drink A Beer”) and Vocal Event (“This Is How We Roll”) with Florida Georgia Line. This is his third consecutive year to co-host with Blake Shelton and the show will broadcast on April 19 from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX on the CBS Television Network.
Since the debut of his first album in 2007, Luke Bryan has placed 12 singles at No. 1 and sold 7 million albums with 27 million digital tracks from his four studio albums and has been named Entertainer of the Year for both the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association. Luke achieved the best touring year of his career in 2014 with 1.7 million fans attending his concerts.
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