Top 5 Most Influential Country Stars of 2013 (So Far) — #3: Luke Bryan
The man has been the biggest rising star in country music. He could walk in after not sleeping for days and after getting beat up, and he could make an arena full of girls still scream at the top of their lungs.
He’s fresh off three huge, life-changing career highlights. He hosted the Academy of Country Music Awards this spring; he had his album Spring Break…Here to Party go #1 on the U.S. country charts and in Canada; and he is your reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year.
Oh yeah, he’s probably still on a high from his #1 country album, Tailgates & Tanlines,
that went platinum last year.
Arguably, he hosts the most massive Spring Break party on Earth. This year, he played to over 120,000 fans while on vacation down in Panama City.That was all the middle of his first headlining tour, ‘Dirt Road Diaries‘
Luke Bryan is up for three major Billboard Music Awards in 2013, and it’s clear he is going to be around in country music for a long, long time.