Luke Bryan may be renowned as one of the contemporary country scene’s biggest party boys. But in fact he’s very much a family man at heart. And the singer-songwriter proved it following a double tragedy, making a decision that would change his life forever. Here’s a look at his heart-warming story.
Born in Leesburg, Georgia, in 1976, Luke Bryan studied business administration at college before heading to Nashville to pursue his musical ambitions. He first achieved success as a songwriter, penning Travis Tritt’s “My Honky Tonk History” and Billy Currington’s Hot Country Songs chart-topper “Good Directions.” And in 2007 Bryan penned his very own contract with Capitol Nashville.
Bryan’s first single, “All My Friends Say,” peaked at number five in the country chart and was followed by parent album, I’ll Stay Me. The star wrote ten of its 11 tracks including his second top ten hit, “Country Man.” Then, in 2009 Bryan began exploring the hedonistic country sound that would become his trademark on the Spring Break with All My Friends EP.