Luke Bryan can claim to be among the brightest stars in the history of country music. His work includes many love songs and wedding songs that are sure to create a special day. Here’s a closer look at Luke Bryan and some of the most popular Luke Bryan love songs.
About Luke Bryan
Luke Bryan began his career in country music as a songwriter, a common path for many modern stars. Bryan wrote chart-topping hits for artists such as Travis Tritt before he secured his own recording deal in 2007. Since then, Luke Bryan has become a mainstay of the country music industry with multiple albums and singles at the top of the charts.
The industry has made Luke Bryan one of the most awarded artists of the new millennium, with CMA and ACM honors for Entertainer of the Year in 2013. Bryan retains a strong connection to the roots of country music while also creating a modern sound with his vocals.
More than 75 million records have been sold by Bryan. In recent years he has also become known as a judge on the talent show, American Idol. Bryan appeals to both young fans of country music and older adults that grew up on classic Opry artists.
Luke Bryan Love Songs
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Drunk on You
2011, Tailgates & Tanlines
Girl you make my speakers go boom boom
Dancin’ on the tailgate in a full moon
That kinda thing makes a man go mmm mmm
Luke Bryan was really beginning to hit his stride when this song was released in 2011, and fans of the country singer still choose it for their wedding celebrations today. The song has a mild tempo that is perfect for dancing, and it is sometimes chosen as the song for the first dance between the happy couple.
Down to One
2020, Born Here Live Here Die Here
Down to one beautiful smile
I was done with the girl I want
Straight fallin’ in love, right there that night
Down to one
Bryan proved that he can remain relevant in the modern era with this song from 2020, a love ballad that speaks of the magic moment when a couple meets and connects. It has been used as a non-traditional part of the wedding processional, and can also be played as your wedding guests are taking their seats.
2019, Knockin’ Boots
Small town nights need both ends burning
Shades need drawing, hearts need falling
Boots need knockin’
There is always room for a few naughty songs on any wedding reception playlist, but this song from Luke Bryan keeps its sensual theme classy and fun. It is the perfect type of song to save for the end of the night when the happy couple is preparing to depart for honeymoon happiness, but guests will love it at any moment.
Play It Again
2013, Crash My Party
Spinnin’ me around ’til it faded out
And she gave me a kiss
And she said, “Play it again, play it again, play it again”
This is a fun Luke Bryan song that topped the charts in 2013, and it will be a hit with all of the country line dancing fans at your wedding. This one should be used early in the evening when the energy is high and everyone wants to party the night away, or you can use it to boost the party vibe later.
2021, Born Here Live Here Die Here (Deluxe Edition)
Crash into me and pull me closer
Kiss by kiss, one after another
Don’t let go, baby let this summer
Just keep on coming in waves
One of Luke Bryan’s strengths is the ability to create memorable lyrics that are filled with strong imagery, and this ballad is vibrant in its description of love and longing. Many couples use it for a first dance, but it has also been played as the bridal party is taking up their positions at the altar.
To The Moon and Back
2015, Kill The Lights
Yeah, I’ll be right beside you
On a roll or off the tracks
To the ends of the Earth
To the moon and back
Every wedding day can benefit from some simple songs that send a clear message of devotion, and that’s why this Bryan ballad is a good wedding song choice. It isn’t flashy, but it will get the point across that the two of you are committed to one another on a level that transcends simple romance and affection.
I Don’t Want This Night to End
2011, Tailgates & Tanlines
And I don’t know what road we’re on
Or where we’ve been
From starin’ at you, girl
All I know is I don’t want this night to end
No couple would want the magic of their wedding night to end, and you can extend it just a little bit longer with another love ballad from country star Luke Bryan. So many of Bryan’s songs are made for dancing, and wedding guests of all ages will be inspired to move when this one is played.
First Love Song
2007, I’ll Stay Me
I just think of you
And everything you do
You’re my one, my from now on
My first love song
You would have to go back to the very first album from Luke Bryan’s award-winning career to find this popular hit, a song that is still heard at many modern weddings with a country theme. There are few songs that are better suited for the grand entrance to the reception hall than this one, and it can also be played as the couple exits the wedding chapel following the vows.
Strip It Down
2015, Kill The Lights (Deluxe)
Let it out, tell me right now
Everything I need in them white cotton sheets
Dirty dance me slow in the summertime heat
Make sure that you save this Luke Bryan song for the more seductive portions of the evening, and that usually means the wedding reception. It is a song that couples of any age would enjoy dancing to, and the mild naughtiness of the lyrics won’t be offensive to your guests.
Love it Gone
2015, Kill The Lights
Come on and trust me, honey
I can turn those raindrops sunny
Let me untie that tangle
Put on that kissing angel good morning song
The message of this song is taking all of her cares away at the end of a hard day, but it can also imply taking them away for a lifetime when you play them at your wedding reception. Try something different and cut the cake to it, or use it as a soundtrack when the unity sand is poured.
Love Me In A Field
2016, Farm Tour…Here’s To The Farmer
Let’s get tangled in the tassels of some ten-foot corn
Tear our t-shirts in the cotton patch behind the barn
True love does not wait for the perfect moment of expression. Here is a Luke Bryan wedding song that would be perfect as the first dance between newlyweds, or it can make for a pretty nice send-off at the end of the festivities.
In Love With the Girl
2013, Spring Break…Here To Party
I’ve been on the edge I’ve been on the brink
But I don’t think I’ve ever been this far
So yes I, whoa yes I, yes I’m in love with the girl
The whole experience of falling in love is at the heart of this song from Luke Bryan, a country hit from 2013 that was co-written with Cole Swindell. Just add it to your DJ’s list of tunes and take a few moments to savor that feeling of falling in love once again.
2009, Doin’ My Thing
Would you rather just turn away and leave me lonely
Do I just need to give up and get on with my life
Baby, do I
“Do I” may not seem like a wedding song at first, but listen closer and you will hear why many fans of Luke Bryan like to add it to their list of wedding reception dance tunes. It has a poignant message that wedding guests can relate to, and some couples have even said it describes the arc of their own love affair.
You Make Me Want To
2007, I’ll Stay Me
Well, I never met a girl like you
That’s got me thinking like I do
To hang up my hat and kick off my boots
But you make me want to
Let a song from the 2007 debut album of Luke Bryan convey how much your new spouse means to you when you have this song played for dancing. Just remember, let everyone join in the fun when it comes to wedding day country line dancing.
Luke Bryan Highest-Ranking Songs – US Country
- #1 “Rain Is a Good Thing”, 2010
- #1 “Someone Else Calling You Baby”, 2010
- #1 “I Don’t Want This Night to End”, 2011
- #1 “Drunk on You”, 2012
- #1 “That’s My Kind of Night”, 2013
- #1 “Drink a Beer”
- #1 “Play It Again”, 2014
- #1 “I See You”, 2014
- #1 “This Is How We Roll” with Florida Georgia Line, 2014
- #1 “Kick the Dust Up”, 2015
- #1 “Strip It Down”, 2015
- #2 “Do I”, 2009
- #2 “Crash My Party”, 2013
- #2 “Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day”, 2016
- #2 “Knockin’ Boots”, 2019
- #2 “One Margarita”, 2020
- #2 “Waves”, 2021
- #2 “Buy Dirt” with Jordan Davis, 2021
- #3 “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye”, 2012
- #3 “Home Alone Tonight” (featuring Karen Fairchild), 2015
- #4 “Country Girl (Shake It for Me)”, 2011
- #4 “Light It Up”, 2017
- #4 “Most People Are Good”, 2018
- #4 “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset”, 2018
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