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Luke Bryan Explains the Story Behind His New Song 'For a Boat' - Watch! (Video)

Luke Bryan is taking fans deeper into his process!

The country singer-songwriter superstar and American Idol judge is giving fans an inside look with the Story Behind the Song for “For a Boat,” a new track featured on his latest album, Born Here Live Here Die Here, which was just released earlier this month.

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“I grew up sitting on a bank, fishing with my grandfather and my papa and my dad,” he explained in the nostalgic clip about the song.

His latest single, “One Margarita,” notched his 25th No. 1 single for two consecutive weeks. He also performed it at the Idol finale. Watch the performance!

And if you haven’t yet, stream the album now!

Watch Luke Bryan explain the story behind “For a Boat”…

Luke Bryan Performs New Song 'One Margarita' During 'American Idol' 2020 Finale - Watch!

Luke Bryan is taking over American Idol!

The 43-year-old country singer and Idol judge performed during the finale on Sunday (May 17).

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While performing virtually from home, Luke performed his new song “One Margarita.”

“It’s a drinking song Ryan, a lot of people are drinking out there during the pandemic,” Luke joked to host Ryan Seacrest before his performance.

“One Margarita” is featured on Luke‘s upcoming album Born Here Live Here Die Here, which was originally set to be released on April 24, but due to the pandemic, Luke decided to push the release date back to August 7.

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Luke Bryan Pushes Album Release Date & Postpones Tour Start Date

Luke Bryan has made the difficult decision to delay both his upcoming album release and tour.

The album, Born Here Live Here Die Here, was set to debut on April 24, however now is set to release on August 7.

Luke‘s tour, titled the “Proud to be Here” tour, has also been pushed back and will start on July 10 in Alabama and wrap Oct. 30 in Louisiana.

“What an incredibly confusing and scary time our world is facing right now, and it is important we continue to follow the guidelines we have been given and do our part to keep everyone safe,” Luke shared in a statement (via Variety).

He continues, “With that in mind, we are choosing to stay home at this time so we can have fun sharing this music and tour 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.”

Luke joins countless other musicians who have delayed, postponed and even cancelled their upcoming events.

See which other musicians have been live streaming concerts to their fans during the coronavirus pandemic here.

'American Idol' 2020 Judges & Host Salaries Revealed - How Much Do Katy Perry & Ryan Seacrest Make?

The brand new season of American Idol airs tonight on ABC and we have some details about the salaries of the three star judges and the host of the show, Ryan Seacrest.

If you don’t know, the three returning judges this season are Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie, who all participated in last year’s season as well.

The reboot of American Idol debuted on ABC back in 2018. The show previously aired on Fox for 15 seasons before making the move to ABC.

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Click through the slideshow to see the salaries for the American Idol hosts…

Katy Perry Makes Things Awkward, Reveals Lionel Richie & Luke Bryan Aren't Invited to Her Wedding! (Video)

Katy Perry appeared on Wednesday night’s (February 12) Jimmy Kimmel Live with her fellow American Idol judges, and things got a bit awkward when she was asked if Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan would be invited to her upcoming wedding to Orlando Bloom.

“I can’t afford them,” the 35-year-old Teenage Dream singer said when host Jimmy pressed, she added, “I call myself a ‘bride-chilla.’ I’m kinda chill. But I am one of those girls where I got engaged Feb. 14 and I booked the place Feb. 19. I took it very seriously.”

“Like I said, I can’t afford them,” Katy continued. “Look, they have a lot of work to do while I’m out getting married again.”

Katy Perry was first married to Russell Brand from 2010 to 2012. “It’s gonna be a small wedding!,” she insisted before Bryan quipped, “Lionel and I, we’ve been dropping hints and this solidified [it].”

Earlier that same day, Katy rocked a pink ensemble for the official American Idol season 18 premiere event with Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan.

FYI: Katy is wearing a DUNDAS blazer and trousers, FEMME heels, Hellenium pearl earrings and Dries Van Noten ring.

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Katy Perry Wears Cute Pink Dress For 'American Idol' Season 18 Premiere

Katy Perry goes pink for the American Idol season 18 premiere event held at Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on Wednesday night (February 12) in Hollywood.

The 35-year-old singer joined her fellow judges Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie, and mentor Bobby Bones at the event ahead of the premiere of the new season.

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The event also featured a live performance from last year’s winner, Laine Hardy, who is hard at work on his debut album.

American Idol will debut on Sunday, February 16 on ABC.

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FYI: Katy wore a Lele Sadoughi necklace.

30+ pictures inside of Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan

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