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Luke Bryan Shows Off His Hometown In American Idol Premiere

Luke Bryan’s hometown will be on display when the upcoming 22nd season of American Idol premieres on February 18th.

The Leesburg, Georgia native told Billboard, “To be able to bring Lionel and Katy to my hometown was a real big deal. Growing up I I was a Lionel fan and he has been such a huge inspiration to my music. So now having Lionel [Richie] and Katy [Perry] as a friends, it was so special to show them how I grew up and what made me who I am. I was on 10 the whole day!”

The tour includes Leesburg High School, his favorite fishing spot along the Flint River, and his family’s peanut mill.

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