Hear Luke Bryan’s Sexy New Single, ‘What She Wants Tonight’

After taking “Knockin’ Boots” to the top of the charts at country radio, securing his 23rd No.1 hit, Luke Bryan…

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Lauren Jo Black

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October 24, 2019

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After taking “Knockin’ Boots” to the top of the charts at country radio, securing his 23rd No.1 hit, Luke Bryan is back with a brand new, super sexy single called “What She Wants Tonight.”

Making its debut on Thursday (Oct. 24), “What She Wants Tonight” was written by Bryan alongside Ross Copperman, Hillary Lindsey and Jon Nite.

As Bryan explains it, the song is a “big up-tempo” with a beat that “catches your ear right off the bat.” Lyrically, it’s one of his sexiest releases to date.

“It just talks about this girl. She owns the night, right? She gets what she wants and I get to be what she wants tonight,” he explained to Country Now and other media prior to the song’s release. “It’s funny, I feel like it’s something girls will love, hearing that sentiment. I’m really excited about it.”

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For Bryan, the chance to write with Lindsey was a dream come true. He couldn’t help but gush over getting the opportunity to be in a writing session with her.

“I went so many years wanting to record a Hillary Lindsey song, and especially record one that I’ve written with her,” he shared. “I’ve always thought, since the day I moved to Nashville, she’s probably our most prolific writer…Anyway, I can go on and on about Hillary.”

Bryan went on to explain how he challenged himself a bit when recording with this one and he says he’s really proud of the way it turned out.

“I’m doing a few different vocal things on this. It’s one of the first things people say as they haven’t heard me sing in that type of style,” he explained, adding, “The whole overall album is trending in a great place for me, but this song is just something that I just feel like is just going to really pop on the radio.”

To coincide with the release of “What She Wants Tonight,” the Georgia native also debuted a video for the song. Check it out above.

Bryan is scheduled to close out his Sunset Repeat Tour with a massive show at Ford Field in Detroit on Friday. After that, his next scheduled appearance isn’t slated until January 22 when he’ll appear in Mexico for his annual Crash My Playa event.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.