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Luke Bryan Celebrates his 30th #1 Single with Friends


Luke Bryan and Marty Raybon (Photo: Alan Poizner)

Luke Bryan was honored with a celebration earlier this week (Sept. 11) for his career milestone of 30 #1 singles on country radio. From his first #1 single “Do I,” which topped the charts in December 2009 to his thirtieth in December 2022 with “Country On,” Luke has accumulated 56 total weeks at #1.

Cindy Mabe/Chair & CEO, UMG Nashville, Luke Bryan, Kerri Edwards/KP Entertainment (Photo: Alan Poizner)

The evening’s events included performances and stories from some of Bryan’s closest friends. Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood from Lady A performed “Do I” followed by Dierks Bentley, who went on a hilarious riff comparing their #1 tallies, and sang “Play It Again.” Up next was Marty Raybon of Shenandoah, a long-time musical hero to Luke, who performed “Fast.” The final surprise performer was good friend Jason Aldean who sang Luke’s “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye.”

Jason Aldean (Photo: Alan Poizner)

After the guest performances Bryan thanked those in attendance and featured many stories tyhanking them for their support of his career. Luke closed out the performances singing “Country On, ” which was co-written by Medina, Ohio native, Styles Haury.

Luke Bryan (Photo: Alan Poizner)

During his career, Luke has amassed a total of 21.7 Billion global streams, 11.5 Million global album sales and 52 Million track sales worldwide. He is the most digital single RIAA certified country artist of all time with 83 Million units and 15.5M album certified units for a total of 98.5M.

Dierks Bentley (Photo: Alan Poizner)

His headline concert tours have played sold-out shows for millions and millions of fans inclusive of nearly 40 stadium concerts, Farm Tours, Spring Break shows, and eight sold-out ‘Crash My Playa’ destination concert events. This Thursday (Sept. 14), Luke launches his 14th Farm Tour and resumes the “Country On Tour” on September 28.

Luke Bryan and Dave Haywood & Hillary/Lady A (Photo: Alan Poizner)

On November 8, Bryan and Peyton Manning will return to host the 57th Annual CMA Awards to be broadcast live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena 8:00-11:00pm/EST) on ABC. And in 2024, Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie will return as celebrity judges for their seventh season on ABC’s American Idol.

30 Career #1 Singles: 

30. “Country On” – written by Mark Nesler, David Frasier, Mitch Oglesby, and Styles Haury 12-12-22

29. “Buy Dirt” Jordan Davis Feat. Luke Bryan  1-24-22

28. “Waves”- written by Zach Crowell, Ryan Hurd and Chase McGill 8-30-21

27. “Down To One”- written by Dallas Davidson, Justin Ebach and Kyle Fishman 3-1-21

26. “One Margarita” – written by Michael Carter, Matt Dragstrem and Josh Thompson 7-6-21

25. “What She Wants Tonight”- written by Luke Bryan, Ross Copperman, Hillary Lindsey and Jon Nite 3-31-20

24. “Knockin’ Boots”- written by Hillary Lindsey, Gordie Sampson and Jon Nite 9-9-19

23. “What Makes You Country”- written by Luke, Dallas Davidson and Ashley Gorley 2-27-19

22. “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset”- written by Zach Crowell, Ryan Hurd and Chase McGill 9-10-18

21. “Most People Are Good”- written by David Frasier, Ed Hill and Josh Kear 3-26-18

20. “Light It Up”- written by Luke Bryan, Brad Tursi 12-11-17

19. “Fast”—Written by: Luke Bryan, Rodney Clawson, Luke Laird 4-3-17

18. “Move”—Written by: Luke Bryan, Michael Carter, Jay Clementi 11-7-16

17. “Huntin’, Fishin’, And Lovin’ Every Day”—Written by: Luke Bryan, Dallas Davidson, Rhett Akins, Ben Hayslip 6-20-16

16. “Home Alone Tonight”—Written by: Jody Stevens, Cole Taylor, Jaida Dreyer, Tommy Cecil 2-1-16

15. “Strip It Down—Written by: Luke Bryan, Jon Nite, Ross Copperman 10-19-15

14. “Kick The Dust Up”—Written by: Dallas Davidson, Chris DeStefano, Ashley Gorley 8-3-15

13. “I See You”—Written by: Luke Bryan, Ashley Gorley, Luke Laird 2-2-15

12. “Roller Coaster”—Written by: Michael Carter, Cole Swindell 10-6-14

11. “Play It Again”—Written by: Dallas Davidson, Ashley Gorley 5-19-14

10. “Drink A Beer”—Written by: Jim Beavers, Chris Stapleton 2-3-14

9. “That’s My Kind of Night”—Written by: Dallas Davidson, Chris DeStefano, Ashley Gorley 10-21-13

8. “Crash My Party”—Written by: Rodney Clawson, Ashley Gorley 7-1-13

7. “Only Way I Know” Jason Aldean, Feat Luke Bryan   2-4-13

6. “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye”—Written by: Luke Bryan, Jeff Stevens, Shane McAnally 11-5-12

5. “Drunk On You”—Written by: Rodney Clawson, Chris Tompkins, Josh Kear 6-4-12

4. “I Don’t Want This Night To End”—Written by: Luke Bryan, Dallas Davidson, Rhett Akins, Ben Hayslip 1-16-12

3. “Someone Else Calling You Baby”—Written by: Luke Bryan, Jeff Stevens 2-13-11

2. “Rain Is A Good Thing”—Written by: Luke Bryan, Dallas Davidson 7-11-10

1. “Do I”—Written by: Luke Bryan, Dave Haywood, Charles Kelly 12-13-09

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