Five-Time Entertainer Of The Year Luke Bryan To Headline “99.5 Wycd Hoedown” At Pine Knob Music Theatre Friday, June 28
(DETROIT – February 12, 2024) – Audacy’s 99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Country (WYCD-FM) will host its annual “99.5 WYCD Hoedown” at Pine Knob Music Theatre on Friday, June 28. The event will feature a headlining performance from five-time Entertainer of the Year and American Idol celebrity judge Luke Bryan and feature acts across two stages, including main stage performances from Alana Springsteen, Chase Matthew and HunterGirl. Doors open with access to the Festival Stage grounds at 4 p.m. with artists performing on the Festival Stage to be announced soon. Pine Knob Music Theatre is presented by Proud Partners United Wholesale Mortgage, Trinity Health and Ally.
“It’s a full circle moment to have our friend Luke Bryan return to the WYCD Hoedown!” exclaimed 99.5 WYCD Program Director Tim Roberts. “He was on his first single then and now brings 30 #1 hits to this epic show at Pine Knob! We couldn’t be more excited.”
During his career, Luke has amassed a total of 21.2 billion global streams, 11.5 million global album sales and 55.3 million track sales worldwide. He is the most digital single RIAA certified country artist of all time with 84M digital single units and 15.5 million album certified units for a total of 99.5 million.
He has placed 30 singles at #1 and has accumulated 56 total weeks spent at #1 in his career. He was recently presented with the SoundExchange Hall of Fame Award in recognition of his standing as one of the most streamed artists in SoundExchange’s 20-year history.
His headline concert tours have played sold-out shows for 14 million fans inclusive of nearly 40 stadium concerts, Farm Tours, Spring Break shows, and ‘Crash My Playa’ destination concert events.
Luke has won 50+ major music awards including five wins as Entertainer of the Year. Additional awards include six recognitions as a CMT Artist of the Year, NSAI Artist/Songwriter of the Year, the first-ever recipient of the ACM Album of the Decade Award for Crash My Party, seven CMT Music Awards, five Billboard Music Awards, and four American Music Awards – as well as being named Billboard’s Top Country Artist of the 2010s, the Most Heard Artist of the Decade by Country Aircheck, and the Artist Humanitarian Recipient by the Country Radio Broadcasters.