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Luke Bryan photo by Ethan Helms // courtesy of Schmidt Relations
Luke Bryan photo by Ethan Helms // courtesy of Schmidt Relations

Luke Bryan says 'But I Got A Beer In My Hand'


Fri, May 5th 2023 05:10 pm

Set to perform song on season finale of ‘American Idol’ on May 21

√ ‘But I Got A Beer In My Hand’ impacts country radio May 1

Press Release

Five-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan is premiering a brand-new song today across all digital platforms, “But I Got A Beer In My Hand.” The song was written by Chase McGill, Matt Dragstrem and Geoff Warburton, and was produced by Jeff Stevens and co-produced by Jody Stevens. It will impact country radio on May 15 and is from a highly anticipated forth-coming album. “But I Got A Beer In My Hand” is available here.

Luke will perform “But I Got A Beer In My Hand” on the Sunday, May 21, season finale of “American Idol” as he, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie wrap up their sixth season as judges on television’s original singing competition. Tune in to the live coast-to-coast, three-hour season finale (8-11 p.m. EDT) on ABC.

“I knew I wanted a fun, up-tempo song everyone could enjoy this summer,” Luke said. “I can’t wait to start doing it live. It’s gonna be a blast.”

This song comes on the heels of Luke’s 30th No. 1 single, “Country On,” which closed out the 2022 charts as the final No. 1 of the year. During his career, he has spent 56 total weeks at the top of the country radio charts, sold more than 15 million albums, garnered 20 billion worldwide streams, and has more RIAA-Certified digital single certifications than any other country artist of all time with 81.5 million.

Luke’s 2023 will continue with major touring plans beginning with the launch of his “Country On Tour” running June 15 to Oct. 28; “Farm Tour 2023,” set for Sept. 14-23; and his shows at Resorts World in Las Vegas on Aug. 30, Sept. 2-3, 6, 8 and 9.

More About Luke Bryan

Country music superstar and television personality Luke Bryan’s headline concert tours have played sold-out shows for millions and millions of fans, inclusive of 36 stadium concerts, “Farm Tours,” spring break shows, and eight sold-out “Crash My Playa” destination concert events. Luke has won 50-plus major music awards, including five wins as Entertainer of the Year. Additional awards include six recognitions as a CMT Artist of the Year, NSAI Artist/Songwriter of the Year, the first-ever recipient of the ACM Album of the Decade Award for “Crash My Party,” seven CMT Music Awards, five Billboard Music Awards, and four American Music Awards – as well as being named Billboard’s “Top Country Artist of the 2010s,” the “Most Heard Artist of the Decade” by Country Aircheck, and the Artist Humanitarian Recipient by the Country Radio Broadcasters.

Check out more about Luke Bryan on his website LukeBryan.com, and follow him on Facebook, Twitter, InstagramYouTube and TikTok.

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