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Luke Bryan

2021 ACM Entertainer of the Year and American Idol judge Luke Bryan is set to perform his new single “Waves” on ABC’s American Idol this Sunday, May 16th (8:00-10:00 PM EDT).

“Waves,” written by Zach Crowell, Ryan Hurd and Chase McGill, is the fifth single from BORN HERE LIVE HERE DIE HERE (Deluxe Edition), which was released last month with six additional songs. “Waves” is the follow-up to the project’s already four consecutive #1 singles. Get the album HERE.

Fans can tune in to see Luke, along with fellow judges Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, on American Idol each Sunday night through May 23 on ABC.

Luke will launch his upcoming “Proud To Be Right Here Tour” on July 8 in Syracuse, NY. The tour will run through October and will feature special guests Dylan Scott, Caylee Hammack, Runaway June along with DJ Rock.

Luke just announced his first-ever headlining-run of shows in Las Vegas at The Theater at Resorts World Las Vegas, a 5,000-capacity, world-class theatre that will open its doors this November. Luke’s show dates at Resorts World Las Vegas are Feb. 11-12, 16, 18, 19, 20, 2022. Luke’s Las Vegas run of shows will come on the heels of his seventh sold-out “Crash My Playa” destination concert event in Mexico taking place Jan. 19-22, 2022.

About Luke Bryan 

Luke wrapped 2020 as Billboard’s Top Country Artist of the 2010s by reigning on their charts with 11 #1s on the Hot Country Songs chart and nine #1s on the Top Country Albums chart during the last decade. Since his debut in 2009, Luke has garnered 26 #1 hits and has more RIAA certified digital singles than any other country artist with 54.5 million. Luke has also tallied 14.6 Billion streams, 12.5 million albums sold with four Platinum albums, two 4x-Platinum albums, seven RIAA certified albums, 22 Platinum singles and 12 Multi-Platinum singles. Luke’s seven headline concert tours have played for 12 million fans including 36 stadium concerts, 11 Farm Tours, six years of Spring Break shows and six sold-out Crash My Playa concert events.

He was recognized as a CMT Artist of the Year six consecutive times, was named the Entertainer of the Year by the Academy of Country Music three times! and the Country Music Association twice. He was honored as a NSAI Artist/Songwriter of the Year. In total Luke has won over 50 music awards including seven ACM awards including his honor as the first-ever recipient of the ACM Album of the Decade Award for Crash My Party, seven CMT Music Awards, five Billboard Music Awards, four American Music Awards, two CMA awards, an iHeart and a Teen Choice award and moreLuke was also named the Most Heard Artist of the Decade by Country Aircheck and he was recently honored by the Country Radio Broadcasters as the Artist Humanitarian Award recipient in 2021.

On April 9, Luke released a deluxe version of his #1, RIAA gold-certified album BORN HERE LIVE HERE DIE HERE (Deluxe Edition) with six NEW songs to add to the album’s original 10 tracks.