If you have been watching television lately, you have probably seen Luke Bryan perform. He has made a few records, played in some big concerts, and even had a few hit songs. But there is one problem with him: He tends to be a bit of a butthead. That’s why it’s not surprising that he is getting quite a bad reputation.
The Luke Bryan Family history
It’s not hard to say why people compare singer Luke Bryan to Butthead, a character from the 90s MTV cartoon heavy metal series. Bryan is a country music artist who has achieved global fame. He has become the most popular country singer of this generation. His net worth is estimated at $120 million. However, despite all the fame, the singer has had to overcome many challenges in his life. The singer has lost his elder brother Chris, who passed away at 19 years of age, and his sister Kelly, who died at home at 27. While both Chris and Kelly were killed in car accidents, it is unclear what caused their deaths. Since then, the singer has focused on raising awareness about AIDS, cancer, and disaster relief for children. And he believes that love can save lives.
Luke Bryan was raised in a rural family. His father was a peanut farmer. He studied at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro and graduated with a degree in best business administration. Before pursuing a music career, he worked on his father’s farm. He then moved to Nashville to pursue a music career. During this time, he stayed close to his relatives.
The about Luke Bryan’s Career
It was in 2007 that Bryan was able to move to Nashville as a result of his father’s encouragement. He encouraged Bryan to pursue a profession in the field of music. When he arrived in Nashville, Bryan joined a publishing company. His first song is the track named the “title track” from Travis Tritt’s album of 2004, “My Honky Tonk History..’
- After arriving in Nashville, Bryan signed a recording contract with the band ‘Capitol Nashville. At this time, he wrote the single by Billy Currington, “Good Directions. The track peaked at the top of the ‘Hot Country Songs in 2007.
- With his producer Jeff Stevens, Bryan co-wrote his first single, ‘All My Friends Say. The song reached the top five on the “Hot Country Songs” chart. After the success of the debut song, Bryan dropped his first studio album, ‘I’ll Be Me. The album’s sec single, ‘We Rode in Trucks,’ is 33 in the chart. The third single, called ‘Country Man, was a top-10 hit.
- On March 10, 2009, Bryan dropped an extended performance (EP) called “Spring Break featuring All of My Friends. The EP contained two new songs: ‘Sorority Girls as well as “Take My Drunk Ass Home. It also featured an acoustic version of the song ‘All My Friends Say. The singer followed up the album by releasing his 4th single, ‘Do I In May 2009. The single was extremely well-loved and climbed to the second spot on the “Hot Country Songs.”
- In October 2009, Bryan came up with his sec album, ‘Doin’ My Thing.’ The album included the track ‘Do I,’ and the cover of One Republic’s “Apologize. Two more singles followed the album, “Rain Is a Good Thing” and “Someone Else is Calling You Baby Both of which climbed into the top spot on country music charts.
- On February 26, 2010, Bryan came out with his third album, “Spring Break 2…’ Hangover Edition, ‘ which featured three brand-new songs, which included ‘Wild Weekday, “Cold Drinker,” and ‘I’m Hangover.’
- Just one year after his debut release, Bryan released his third EP, ‘Spring Break 3… it’s A Shore Thing February 25, 2011. The EP was a collection of four new tracks, including “In Love with the Girl,” ‘If You’re Here to Party, “Shore Thing,” and ‘Love in the college town.’
- On March 14, 2011, Bryan released his third album with his seventh track ‘Country Girl (Shake It for Me). The Way peaked at the top of the country music Chart and number 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
- The singer released the third studio album, ‘Tailgates and Tan Lines’ in August 2011. The album reached the top spots on the ‘Top Country Albums charts and second on the Billboard 200 chart. The album’s three new singles, ‘I Don’t Want This Night to End, Drunk on You,’ and “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye,” reached top positions on country music charts.
- In March, Bryan released his 4th EP ‘Spring Break, called ‘Spring Break 4…Suntan City. The EP contained new tracks, including “Spring Break-Up,” ‘Little Bit Later On,’ and Shake the Sand.’
- In January 2013, Bryan announced his first compilation album, Spring Break. Here to Party features 14 tracks, of which two were brand-new tracks. The remaining 12 tracks were from his previous ‘spring break EPs. The album reached the top spot on both the ‘Billboard Top Albums for Country chart and the Billboard 200 chart, being the first album in his career to be ranked top on the graph of all genres.
- In August 2013, Bryan came up with his fourth studio album, ‘Crash My Party. The album’s title track reached number one on the ‘Country Airplay chart in July 2013. The second single, ‘That’s My Kind of Night,’ peaked at number one on the ‘Hot Chart of Country Music’ and the second spot on the “Country Airplay” chart. The third and fourth singles, ‘Drink a Beer’ and ‘Play It Again,’ echoed the massive success of their predecessors and topped the charts at number one on both charts. He followed these up by releasing the equally impressive sixth and fifth singles “That’s How We Roll and ‘I See You,’ respectively.
- In March of 2014, Bryan made his debut with his six-track album ‘Spring Break 6…Like We Are Not Ever. He followed up with his latest “Spring Break EP. “Spring Break…Checking Out’ that came out in March of 2015. The EP featured six tracks from his previous EP and five tracks that were his creations.
- In May 2015, Bryan released the fifth album of his studio work, ‘Kill the Lights. The album surpassed the success of Dr.” Compton” by Dr. Drew and debuted at the top spot on the “Billboard 200” chart. The six singles on the album made it to number one positions on the ‘Billboard Airplay Country chart, earning Bryan his first solo artist within the history of 27 years on the charts to reach six top-ten singles on the same album.
- In 2016, Bryan became one of the 30 artists performing “Forever Country,” a mash-up song combining “Take Me Home,” Country Roads,” On the Road Again and the song ‘I Will Never Forget You.’
- In February 2017, Luke Bryan performed the national anthem for Super Bowl LI at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.
The sixth album of his ‘What Makes You Country’ was released on December 8, 2017. In 2019, Bryan was the judge on ‘American Idol alongside Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. The following year, Bryan released his debut album ‘Knocking Boots.’