Country Star 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 sophomore album Doin’ My Thing, released in 2010, gave him his first chart-topping single, “Rain is a Good Thing,” and then a second, “Someone Else Calling You Baby.” The following year’s Tailgates and Tanlines saw Bryan top the U.S. Country Album charts for the first time and spawned three more number ones. The singer then reached pole position on the Billboard 200 in 2013 with compilation