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Luke Bryan, 'Drink a Beer' hits No. 1


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Luke Bryan, 'Drink a Beer' hits No. 1

By Stephen L. Betts. CREATED Feb 11, 2014

Luke Bryan has reached the summit of the Country Aircheck/Mediabase chart and continues his reign at the top of the Billboard country chart (for a second week) with "Drink A Beer." The single is his ninth No. 1 and has spent the last 11 weeks as a Top 5 download on Nielsen’s country digital song chart, with five of those weeks at the No. 1 spot. The tune is his third consecutive No. 1 single from the platinum-certified "Crash My Party: album.

"It's very humbling and I’m so proud of this song," says the country superstar, "because I know it's affecting people in a really, really amazing way out there. Anytime that you can have a song that goes No. 1 and has that type of an impact, it's a bonus on all levels. To realize that I came to this town just with dreams and now that I've had nine No. 1's, it’s amazing." 

Luke says the time since he arrived in Nashville has flown by, but adds he's "still having a blast with it. Still love getting up every morning and getting on stage and writing songs and still trying to figure this crazy business out."

Currently on his That’s My Kind of Night tour, which has sold out all dates on its first leg this year, Luke is looking ahead to his first-ever headline stadium shows this summer, set for June 21 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Aug. 15 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, and Aug. 31 at Chicago's Soldier Field. See a list of Luke's tour dates here.
Stephen L. Betts

Stephen L. Betts

Stephen L. Betts ("Steve") is a Nashville-based journalist who started his career as a tour guide, karaoke operator and library assistant at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.