Luke Bryan Delays Album Release and Tour

Luke Bryan is postponing the release of his new album and tour. The superstar shared the news with fans on…


Lauren Jo Black

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April 7, 2020


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Luke Bryan is postponing the release of his new album and tour.

The superstar shared the news with fans on Tuesday (April 7), revealing that his Born Here Live Here Die Here album, which was originally scheduled to release on April 24, will now be available on August 7. Additionally, his highly anticipated Proud To Be Right Here Tour will launch on July 10, rather than in May as originally planned.

“What an incredibly confusing and scary time our world is facing right now, and it is important we continued to follow the guidelines we have been given and do our part to keep everyone safe,” the superstar wrote across his social media channels. “With that in mind, we are choosing to stay home and this time so we can have fun sharing this music and your with you this summer.”

“I truly believe that music can provide all forms of emotional connections for everyone and I can’t wait to get on the road and share these new songs with you soon,” he added. “Love y’all.”

Fans can visit Luke Bryan’s official website for additional details on the rescheduled tour dates.

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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 and her work being featured on 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.