LUKE BRYAN DEBUTS NO. 1 ON BILLBOARD’S COUNTRY ALBUMS CHART

LUKE BRYAN DEBUTS NO. 1 ON BILLBOARD’S COUNTRY ALBUMS CHART

March 19, 2013 – ACM Awards show co-host and reigning Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan is celebrating the No. 1 debut of his digital EP, Spring Break 6… Like We Ain’t Ever, on Billboard’s Country Albums chart with 74,296 copies sold. In addition to topping the Country Albums chart, Bryan landed at No. 2 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart with the sixth installment of his Spring Break series. Combined Luke’s six Spring Break releases have sold over 825,000 copies and last year’s Spring Break…Here To Party was the first and only retail release of the Spring Break releases. Spring Break 6… Like We Ain’t Ever contains six original songs, all co-written by Luke.

Last week, Luke performed two spring break concerts in Panama City at Spinnaker Beach Club to a crowd of over 230,000 fans. The Ellen DeGeneres Show correspondent Jeannie joined Luke in Panama City and the show aired an interview piece and performance of “She Get Me High” which can be viewed here. The video for “She Get Me High” will premiere on CMT’s Hot 20 on March 22.

Luke’s current single “Play It Again” from his Platinum selling Crash My Party album was just released to country radio. Crash My Party sold one million copies in just six weeks and was the best-selling country album in 2013. The album contains three No. 1 hits thus far including “That’s My Kind of Night,” “Crash My Party” and “Drink A Beer.”

Luke is currently headlining his “My Kind Of Night Tour” and will be co-hosting the ACM Awards on Sunday, April 6 at 8pm ET on CBS.