Luke Bryan — American country singer, composer, and songwriter
Thomas Luther Bryan was born on 17 July 1976 in Leesburg, Georgia. Bryan played guitar and performed with different bands ever since he was 14 years old.
In 2001, Thomas moved to Nashville and started writing songs for other singers. That’s when he adopted the pseudonym Luke Bryan.
In October 2006, Luke signed a contract with Capitol Nashville and released the EP, Luke Bryan, which featured the song "All My Friends Say". It was Bryan’s debut single, which became very successful. It stayed in Billboard Hot Country Songs for 30 weeks and reached the fifth position. Besides, the single entered Billboard Hot 100, where it climbed to the 59th spot. Eventually, the single was certified platinum in the USA.
In August 2006, Bryan released his 1st studio LP I'll Stay Me, which turned out to be commercially successful. It reached the 24th spot on Billboard 200 and earned a gold certification from RIAA.