Luke Bryan’s New “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset” Gaining Airplay At Country Radio

Key early supporters Tampa’s 995qyk and Augusta’s Kicks 99.

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Luke Bryan’s new single “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset” is quickly amassing airplay at country radio.

Numerous stations began playing the “What Makes You Country” track this week.

According to Mediabase, Tampa’s 995qyk has demonstrated the greatest degree of support. The station played the song 15 times during the seven days ending May 23.

Augusta’s Kicks 99 played the song 9 times, while Salt Lake City’s Z104 and Palm Springs’ The Big 106 each offered 8 spins.

Bryan performed “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset” during Monday’s “American Idol” finale. The song represents the follow-up to his multi-week #1 “Most People Are Good.”

Written by Brian Cantor

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