LUKE BRYAN TO LAUNCH CRASH MY PARTY ALBUM WITH NUMEROUS TELEVISION AND ONLINE APPEARANCES
Nashville – (August 7, 2013) - ACM Entertainer of The Year Luke Bryan will kick-off album release day for Crash My Party on August 13 with an appearance on Chelsea Lately and a special outdoor mini-concert on Jimmy Kimmel Live! He will close out his week with an appearance on the Today Show on Thursday, August 15 with Kathie Lee & Hoda and a “Summer Concert Series” performance for the Today Show on Friday, August 16.
Luke will perform for the iHeartRadio Live series in New York City on Wednesday, August 14. Video from the performance will be available on iHeartRadio.com and on all of Clear Channel's Country radio stations' websites. Later this same evening, Luke will be the guest of honor at a People Magazine private album release celebration. The following night on Thursday August 15, Luke will perform a special album release show for fans at Irving Plaza.
CMT will premiere a Luke “Takeover Weekend” starting on Saturday, August 10. The programming will include video double-shots, exclusive performances and a half-hour “Making Of” special for Crash My Party.
Luke will make a guest appearance on GAC’s Top 20 show beginning August 9 and “Daily Countdown” beginning August 12. The network will also re-air Luke’s 2012 “Farm Tour Special” on August 12 and 13.
Luke will also perform on the “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night To Rock” special that will air on Monday, August 12 on ABC.
Luke’s fourth studio album Crash My Party, produced by Jeff Stevens, contains the three-week #1 title track song “Crash My Party,” which recently set a Billboard record as the largest 1-week audience since 2005 with 45.5 million listeners and has already sold a million copies! His latest single from the new project, “That’s My Kinda Night” debuted this week at #21 on the Billboard Country radio chart, and is the highest debuting single of his career.
His career now boasts over four million in album sales with seven #1 singles and is the reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year. Luke was named the #1 Artist of 2012 and #1 Male Artist of 2012 by Country Aircheck. Billboard named tailgates & tanlines the #2 Country Album and the #3 Country Artist Album of 2012 and claimed Luke as the #3 Top Country Artist of the Year. Also in 2012, Luke took home 11 music awards, including a record nine wins at the American Country Awards as well as his first American Music Award. This spring, Luke co-hosted the Academy of Country Music Awards with Blake Shelton and received the coveted Entertainer of the Year award as well as the Vocal Event award with Jason Aldean and Eric Church for “The Only Way I Know.” At the CMT Music Awards in June, Luke won for Collaborative Video of the Year for “The Only Way I Know.”
Luke is currently headlining his “Dirt Road Diaries Tour” through the fall, selling out venues across North America.