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Yamaha Adds Luke Bryan to the Growing Artist Roster

NASHVILLE, TN. (Oct. 20, 2011) Yamaha Artist Services - Nashville is proud to welcome country superstar Luke Bryan to its artist roster. Bryan broke out with his hit single "All My Friends Say" in 2007 and has been producing hit songs ever since, either for himself or other artists.

"We are thrilled to welcome Luke into our Yamaha family," comments Chris Gero, VP of Yamaha Entertainment Group. "Luke is a talented songwriter, artist, and musician, so we look forward to partnering with him on some creative endeavors through Yamaha Entertainment Group."

Bryan, who has chosen to play Yamaha pianos, has had an exciting summer with the recent release of his new CD tailgates & tanlines, which debuted at #1 on Billboard's Country Albums chart and clinched the #2 spot on the Billboard Top 200 chart with 145,296 units sold. tailgates & tanlines is the follow up to his gold-certified album Doin' My Thing, which produced three back-to-back #1 singles. The lead single off of the new album, "Country Girl (Shake It For Me)," became a Top 5 smash and has sold over 1 million downloads.

Bryan launched "CMT ON TOUR: Luke Bryan Tailgates & Tanlines" this summer and recently wrapped up "Farm Tour" for a third consecutive year.

Yamaha Adds Luke Bryan to the Growing Artist Roster