1. CMA Fest 2018: How to Watch the TV Special Featuring Carrie Underwood & More

    August 08, 2018 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 CMA Music Festival, Nashville's four-day country music marathon, wowed thousands of fans this June with an all-star 2018 lineup including Carrie Underwood and Luke Bryan . For those unable to make the live shows at Nissan Stadium, never fear: A ...

  2. Luke Bryan Brings a Nonstop Nashville Party to LA as First Country Headliner at Dodger Stadium: Exclusive Interview

    July 29, 2018 2:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 As the first-ever country act to headline Dodger Stadium, Luke Bryan made sure to stack the lineup in his favor Saturday night, with fellow Nashville hitmakers Sam Hunt, Jon Pardi and Morgan Wallen warming up the already pretty warm crowd on an 84-d ...

  3. How Billboard's 2018 Money Makers Were Determined

    July 19, 2018 10:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 The music industry is growing again, and so are the incomes of its top artists. Billboard ’s annual Money Makers report -- which ranks the earnings of the top 50 music acts based on their U.S. concert grosses and royalties generated from domestic sa ...

  4. A New Frontier: How Country Music Is Openly Embracing the LGBTQ Community in the Modern Age

    June 14, 2018 12:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 In January 2017, CMT host Cody Alan decided that after years of hiding his true self, it was time for him to come out of the closet. But his decision to do so was filled with uncertainty -- how would the world respond to an openly gay country music ...

  5. The 13 Best Moments From CMA Fest 2018 Day 4

    June 11, 2018 2:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Another CMA Fest has come and gone, but not without some unforgettable moments. Day 4 of the 2018 fest saw the most surprises at Nissan Stadium -- including Backstreet Boys joining Florida Georgia Line and  Luke Bryan singing to Randy Travis -- and ...

  6. Luke Bryan Sings Randy Travis' 'Diggin Up Bones' | Billboard

    Luke Bryan Sings Randy Travis' 'Diggin Up Bones' | Billboard

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  7. Luke Bryan Sings Randy Travis' 'Diggin Up Bones' | Billboard

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  8. Luke Bryan Pays Tribute to Randy Travis in Off-Script CMA Fest Set: Watch

    June 11, 2018 12:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Luke Bryan had a couple surprises in store for fans at the final night of CMA Fest 2018 Sunday (June 10), but what he didn't know was he also had a surprise waiting: Mr. Randy Travis .  As the "Most People Are Good" singer began his f ...

  9. Luke Bryan Sings Randy Travis' 'On the Other Hand' | Billboard

    Luke Bryan Sings Randy Travis' 'On the Other Hand' | Billboard

    June 11, 2018 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Luke Bryan covers "On the Other Hand" by Randy Travis at Nissan Stadium in Nashville on June 10. music , 2018 , Luke Bryan , Billboard , music , 2018 , Luke Bryan , Billboard , Luke Bryan Country Luke Bryan Brightcove ...

  10. Luke Bryan Sings Randy Travis' 'On the Other Hand' | Billboard

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  11. Luke Bryan Teases Possible Katy Perry Collab: We 'May Have Something in the Works One Day'

    June 07, 2018 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 This year has proven to be one of the most unique in recent history when it comes to artists breaking genre barriers. With Bebe Rexha collaborating with Florida Georgia Line  to Carrie Underwood  working with Ludacris , 2018 has been full of unique ...

  12. Luke Bryan Brings 'Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset' to the 2018 CMT Music Awards

    June 06, 2018 9:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 For Luke Bryan, summer days might be all about sunrises, sunburns and sunsets. During the 2018 CMT Music Awards, the current Billboard cover star performed his song "Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset" outside in the streets of Nashville. Clad in je ...

  13. Luke Bryan on Tragedy, Triumph and Why He May Never Write Another 'Hunting and Fishing' Song

    June 05, 2018 9:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 “He who has not passed through calamity knows not the blessings of security,” reads the inscription on a lintel above the front door to American Legion Hollywood Post 43 in Los Angeles. On the first Monday in May, country singer Luke Bryan is posing ...

  14. Luke Bryan Plays 'Fishing for Answers': Blake Shelton Impression, First Celebrity Crush, & More! | Billboard

    June 04, 2018 11:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 Luke Bryan plays 'Fishing For Answers' with Billboard. He reveals his first celebrity crush, what his American Idol audition song would be, shows us his Blake Shelton impression, and more! music , 2018 , cover , interview , Blake Shelton , ...

  15. Luke Bryan Plays 'Fishing for Answers': Blake Shelton Impression, First Celebrity Crush, & More! | Billboard

    Luke Bryan Plays 'Fishing for Answers': Blake Shelton Impression, First Celebrity Crush, & More! | Billboard

    June 04, 2018 11:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 Luke Bryan plays 'Fishing For Answers' with Billboard. He reveals his first celebrity crush, what his American Idol audition song would be, shows us his Blake Shelton impression, and more! music , 2018 , cover , interview , Blake Shelton , ...

  16. Luke Bryan Reveals Madonna Was His First Celebrity Crush While Playing 'Fishing For Answers': Watch

    June 02, 2018 1:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 This week’s Billboard cover star Luke Bryan took some time to play “Fishing For Answers” during his magazine photo shoot, revealing who his first celebrity crush was, what he collected as a child, what the first concert he ever attended was and much ...

  17. Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, Sam Hunt & More Announced as 2018 CMT Music Awards Performers

    May 23, 2018 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Stapleton, Kelsea Ballerini & Blake Shelton will also take the stage at this year's show. The first round of 2018 CMT Music Awards performers have been revealed, and the list is nothing short of star-studded. Luke Bryan , Kelly Clarks ...

  18. 'American Idol' Finale Recap: Maddie & Caleb Are a Couple, and One of Them Wins (Critic's Take)

    May 22, 2018 8:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 We made it through the wilderness, everyone. Somehow we made it through. (Bucketloads of wine helped.) And now the gloriously absurd American Idol season finale has brought the ABC reboot to a loud, glittery end. Judge Lionel Richie got the whole os ...

  19. ‘American Idol’ Season Finale Preview: Ryan Seacrest, Judges Speak | Billboard News

    ‘American Idol’ Season Finale Preview: Ryan Seacrest, Judges Speak | Billboard News

    May 21, 2018 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Host Ryan Seacrest and judges Katy Perry and Luke Bryan look ahead to the season finale of “American Idol.” music , 2018 , News , Luke Bryan , Katy Perry , billboard news , Billboard , idol , Ryan Seacrest , Music News News Katy Perry Ryan Seacrest ...

  20. ‘American Idol’ Season Finale Preview: Ryan Seacrest, Judges Speak | Billboard News

    May 21, 2018 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Host Ryan Seacrest and judges Katy Perry and Luke Bryan look ahead to the season finale of “American Idol.” music , 2018 , News , Luke Bryan , Katy Perry , billboard news , Billboard , idol , Ryan Seacrest , Music News News Katy Perry Ryan Seacrest ...

  21. 'American Idol' Recap: Gabby Barrett, Caleb Lee Hutchinson & Maddie Poppe Give Their Final Performances (Critic's Take)

    May 21, 2018 9:39 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two-part finale? Final night of performances? It feels like we were just getting started. In my day, kids, American Idol aired on Fox beginning in January and ran through May. Imagine having a whole month and a half left of this thing? On second tho ...

  22. 'American Idol' Recap: Blond-Haired Top 3 Revealed After Night Of Carrie Underwood Songs (Critic's Take)

    May 14, 2018 10:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 American Idol went to Nashville this past week so the Top 5 could learn some tips from a pro. Now, was Carrie Underwood up for swinging by and performing her latest single on the series that made her a household name in 2005? Get that promo, girl. W ...

  23. 'American Idol' Renewed for Second Season on ABC

    May 04, 2018 2:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 The pricy revival has delivered on its promised ratings to advertisers, lifting the network's Sunday lineup & seeing a significant bump with its first live show. American Idol  is staying put at ABC. The revived reality competition has been ...

  24. Las Vegas Tribute, Reba McEntire Monologue Open 2018 ACM Awards | Billboard News

    April 16, 2018 1:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 At the ACM Awards, Reba McEntire hosted, and Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Maren Morris, and Thomas Rhett paid tribute to the victims of the tragic shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas. music , 2018 , Maren Morris , re ...

  25. Luke Bryan Sides With Katy Perry After 'American Idol' Kiss: 'Our Hearts Are in the Right Place'

    March 20, 2018 8:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry garnered mixed emotions last week when she smooched American Idol contestant Benjamin Glaze, who was waiting to be in a relationship before he had his first kiss. Now, Perry’s fellow judge on the singing competition, Luke Bryan , is defen ...

  26. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, Adam Levine & Blake Shelton Gain in Wake of 'Voice' & 'American Idol' Promo

    March 07, 2018 10:26 PM EST 0 0 0 On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart (dated March 10), Bon Jovi ’s This House Is Not for Sale returned to No. 1, while 6ix9ine and Vance Joy both debuted in the top 10 with their newest efforts. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the week’s most popu ...

  27. Luke Bryan Reveals His Favorite Dance Move & 'American Idol' Judging Faces in Radio Disney Video

    March 06, 2018 8:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As if Luke Bryan couldn’t get any more charming, the country crooner appears in a fun new Radio Disney video disclosing everything from his go-to dance move and what he would choose for his hypothetical American Idol audition. Radio Disney also just ...

  28. Here are the Lyrics to Luke Bryan's 'Most People Are Good'

    February 28, 2018 2:03 PM EST 0 0 0 Luke Bryan ’s latest single “Most People Are Good” is an ode to life and positive moments that people might take for granted. The track is from the new American Idol judge’s sixth studio album, What Make You Country, which was released late last yea ...

  29. 'American Idol' Judges Share Cute Behind-the-Scenes Photo & Reveal New Set

    February 09, 2018 9:18 AM EST 0 0 0 The new ABC installment of  American Idol  kicks off March 11, and the show is already giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at the new season. On Friday (Feb. 9) the American Idol Twitter account shared a photo of pop star  Katy Perry , music legend ...

  30. Luke Bryan's 10 Best Songs: Critic's Picks

    October 10, 2017 1:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the past decade, Luke Bryan has carved out one of the most successful careers in country music history. Many critics have labeled him as the torch-bearer of the sound of the format known as “Bro-Country.” And, to an extent, that’s true. But, in a ...

  31. Country Stars Pick Secret Service Code Names for Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley

    Country Stars Pick Secret Service Code Names for Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley

    April 18, 2016 3:06 PM EDT 1 0 0 Country Stars Pick Secret Service Code Names for Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley music , Dierks Bentley , secret service code names , red carpet , Luke Bryan , Billboard , interviews , entertainment , Country , Luke Bryan Videos Luke Bryan Dierks Bent ...

  32. Luke Bryan on 'Frat-Boy Music,' the Confederate Flag and Why He Hangs 'On To the Positive' After Overcoming Loss

    July 23, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Three No. 1 albums, a string of hits and top-dog touring status: Five years in, Bryan's genre-busting run just won't let up. But the man himself might be the mellowest ex-frat boy in country. On a hot July afternoon, the scene backstage at ...