Luke’s career is on a fast and steady climb proving he is Nashville’s star to watch. Today it was announced that his third studio album on Capitol Records Nashville, tailgates & tanlines, has earned RIAA Platinum status by selling one million copies.

The album debuted last August with sales of 145,000 units in its first week, landing in the #1 spot on the Billboard Country Albums chart and #2 on the Top 200 chart, doubling the sales debut of his previous record. tailgates & tanlines includes two back-to-back Platinum singles “Country Girl (Shake It For Me)” and the two-week #1 smash “I Don’t Want This Night To End.” Current single “Drunk On You” is in the Top 15 and flying up the radio chart.