Four-time Entertainer of the Year and American Idol judge Luke Bryan premiered the new music video for single “Light It Up,” featuring NBA star Jimmy Butler, and announced the first leg of his 2018 “What Makes You Country Tour” on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today.
The video for “Light It Up,” the lead single from Luke’s upcoming What Makes You Country album, was directed by Michael Monaco. The video was shot in Nashville last month and stars Minnesota Timberwolves’ Jimmy Butler who is a country music fan and has been a guest of Luke’s at several of his concerts.
For audio and liners on “Light It Up,” click here.
The first leg of Luke’s 2018 “What Makes You Country Tour” will launch February 16 in Springfield, Missouri at the JQH Arena and will run through the Fall of next year with more dates to be announced soon. Kip Moore and The Cadillac Three are the guests on the first leg. Ticket on sales begin Friday, Nov. 3. Ellen will give away tickets for all the dates on Luke’s tour so go to her website for your chance to win https://www.ellentube.com
2018 “What Makes You Country Tour” first leg
2-16 Springfield, MO JQH Arena
2-17 Evansville, IN Ford Center
2-18 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center
2-22 State College, PA Bryce Jordan Center
2-23 Atlantic City, NJ Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall
2-24 Charlottesville, VA John Paul Jones Arena
Live Nation is the national tour promoter of the 2018 “What Makes You Country Tour.” Cabela’s, the World’s Foremost Outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, is the sponsor. Citi® is the official presale credit card of Luke Bryan’s “What Makes You Country Tour.” As such, Citi® cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Wednesday, Nov. 1 through Citi’s Private Pass® program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com
About Luke Bryan
Country music superstar Luke Bryan is a two-time Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year, a five-time host of the ACM Awards and the 2017 Super Bowl LI National anthem performer. He has sold over 10 million albums, 40 million tracks with three Billion music streams. He has had 18 career No. 1 singles and has headlined arena tours and sold-out stadiums across the U.S. performing for more than 5.6 million fans in the last three years alone.
When the sixth song from his Kill The Lights album hit the top of the chart, Luke became the only artist in the 27-year history of the Billboard Country Airplay chart to garner six No. 1 singles from one album. Luke’s tailgates & tanlines and Crash My Party albums both generated five No. 1 singles.