NASHVILLE, Tenn., August 4, 2020 – Circle is celebrating the career of country music superstar and four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan on Wednesday, August 19, with a network takeover called Luke Bryan Lives Here. It follows the August 7 release of his new BORN HERE LIVE HERE DIE HERE album which includes his 25th career No. 1 “One Margarita.”
Luke Bryan Lives Here will kick off on Wednesday, August 19 with a new installment of Circle Sessions beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET. The premiere of the half-hour episode Circle Sessions: Luke Bryan is hosted by Nan Kelley, and looks at his musical influences and how they shaped his career.
“I thought it could be a really fun night for me to come and perform some songs from some of my heroes who have influenced me along the way,” shared Bryan. “I couldn’t think of a better place to do that than at the Opry.” This show will be taped in the Opry House’s custom-built theater, The Circle Room.
The night also includes an encore of Opry Live featuring Bryan and Darius Rucker at the Grand Ole Opry House on August 15th as well as the broadcast of Bryan’s performance from the Grand Ole Opry’s Opry Goes Pink from October 2019.
Luke Bryan Lives Here programming schedule on Wednesday, August 19 includes:
8:30-9 p.m. ET (repeats 11:30-12 a.m.)
Circle Sessions: Luke Bryan | Luke talks with host Nan Kelley about some of his favorite songs that were hits for other artists and performs a few of his hits.
9-10 p.m. ET (repeats at 12-1:00 a.m., ET)Grand Ole Opry featuring Luke Bryan and Darius Rucker (encore broadcast from August 15) |
10 – 10:30 p.m. ET (repeats at 1-1:30 a.m., ET)
Opry Goes Pink featuring Luke Bryan | The Grand Ole Opry® and four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan flipped the switch on the 11th annual Opry Goes Pink in October 2019 to support the fight against breast cancer. Opry Goes Pink is a partnership between the Opry and Susan G. Komen Tennessee. Special guests included Anita Cochran, Sara Evans, Craig Morgan and the Oak Ridge Boys.
Check CirclePlus.com for complete programming information for Luke Bryan Lives Here on Wednesday, August 19.
About Luke Bryan:
In 2019, Luke was named as the first-ever recipient of the ACM Album of the Decade Award for CRASH MY PARTY and wrapped the last ten years as the Most Heard Artist of the Decade by Country Aircheck. Since his debut in 2009, Luke has released 25 #1 hits and has more RIAA certified digital singles than any other country artist with 54 million. Luke has also tallied nearly 13 Billion streams, 12.5 million albums sold, plus four Platinum albums, two 4x-Platinum albums, seven RIAA certified albums, 22 Platinum singles and 12 Multi-Platinum singles.
Luke’s headline concert tours have played for over one million fans every year for the last six years with four of those reaching 1.5 million. In total, Luke has performed for nearly 12 million fans in the last ten years with seven headline tours including 36 stadium concerts, 11 Farm Tours, six years of Spring Break shows and six sold-out Crash My Playa concert events. He was recognized as a CMT Artist of the Year six consecutive times, was twice named the Entertainer of the Year by BOTH the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association and was honored as a NSAI Artist/Songwriter of the Year. In total Luke has won over 40 music awards including six ACM awards, six CMT Music Awards, five Billboard Music Awards, four American Music Awards, two CMA awards, an iHeart and a Teen Choice award and more.
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