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Bryan gets the gold

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 – As Luke Bryan was celebrating his second consecutive number onesingle for Rain Is A Good Thing with family, friends and the Nashville Music Row industry yesterday afternoon at BMI's offices, he was surprised by Capitol Records Nashville label head Mike Dungan with the proclamation that his current album "Doin' My Thing" was certified Gold by the RIAA for sales of 500,000.

"Discovering the album had reached the half-million mark in album sales at the number one party was just icing on the cake," said Bryan. "My life is so good right now with great career highs like this and a growing family at home."

Bryan hits the road this week opening fall dates for Jason Aldean on his "Wide Open Tour," and next week, Bryan embarks on his second "Farm Tour" concert run through the state of Georgia.


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