LUKE BRYAN TO DEBUT NEW SINGLE ON “THE 47TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS”
Nashville, TN – November 5, 2013- Country superstar and triple CMA nominee Luke Bryan will kick start the CMA Awards with an appearance tomorrow morning on Good Morning America, live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, and will then open “The 47thAnnual CMA Awards” with his recent #1 hit “That’s My Kind of Night.” Luke will return later in the show to sing his poignant new single “Drink A Beer,” dedicating this performance to his brother Chris and sister Kelly, whom he lost in 1996 and 2007 respectively.
“This is the coolest sad song ever,” said Luke. “It holds a special place in my heart and I am honored the writers allowed me to record it.”
The song, written by Jim Beavers and Chris Stapleton, is the third single from Luke’s Platinum selling album Crash My Party. Stapleton, who sang background vocals on the album track, will also perform them with Luke on the CMA Awards. The single can be heard now at country radio.
Luke is nominated for three CMA Awards, Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist and Musical Event for “The Only Way I Know” with Jason Aldean and Eric Church.