Concerts

Luke Bryan Closes Rodeo With Superstar Swagger

Luke Bryan NRG Stadium March 22, 2K15

Luke Bryan is an unlikely sex symbol.

Yes, he's a good-looking guy and he has a good voice and he writes songs that make girls in boots swoon and he has something that resembles the ability to dance, but the fact that he's so popular and so scream-worthy is just odd.

This is a guy who is making Drake money without any of the crossover appeal. A lot of people who listen to modern country music know who Drake is; I'm not sure the average modern hip-hop fan could pick Luke Bryan out of a lineup.

But he's managed to convert his big hooks and dad charm into an extremely successful career, one that leads to 75,000-plus (just barely) packing a stadium in hopes of hearing some good songs and to see him shake his thing. And they got that, and a little more.

Would you believe me if I told you the most superstar-worthy moment of the 2015 Houston rodeo happened during this show?

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