Luke Bryan’s ‘One Margarita’ Holds Strong at No.1 For Second Week

Luke Bryan is sitting pretty at the top of both the Country Aircheck and Billboard country charts once again this…


Lauren Jo Black

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July 13, 2020

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Luke Bryan is sitting pretty at the top of both the Country Aircheck and Billboard country charts once again this week with his 25th No.1 single, “One Margarita.”

Co-written by Michael Carter, Matt Dragstrem and Josh Thompson, “One Margarita”  is a full-blown party track that encourages listeners to let go of their worries and embrace the moment. Filled with tropical vibes, the boozy number even finds Bryan name dropping Bob Marley, Jimmy Buffett and Kenny Chesney.

“’One Margarita’ is like the perfect summertime anthem party song, get on your boat, have a great time. The first time I heard it, I was like, ‘Oh my God, that’s like the catchiest, most fun party song I’ve heard in a long time. So, we knew we had something special with the song,’” Bryan shares. “We get it recorded, and I’m like, ‘Hey! We’ve got Crash My Playa. What better place to put a song called ‘One Margarita’ out and then do the video?’ So, we go to Crash My Playa and we just start shooting it down there. And the video just feels fun. It came together amazing, and it gives fans a little glimpse of what Crash My Playa is if they’ve never been, and hey-it makes you want to have a margarita.”

“One Margarita” is the third consecutive No.1 single from the superstar’s forthcoming album, Born Here, Live Here, Die Here. Out August 7, the project includes 10 tracks and is the follow up to Bryan’s 2017 release, What Makes You Country.

Luke Bryan is set to host CMA Best of Fest, a three-hour look back on some of the best moments of CMA Fest. The show will feature performances by Kenny Chesney, Luke Combs, Eric Church, Maren Morris, Carrie Underwood and more and will air tonight at 8/7c on the ABC Television Network.

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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.