These days, Luke Bryan is a platinum-selling country superstar. But 15 years ago, he was just a struggling singer-songwriter trying to make his way in Nashville. Back then, he looked at American Idol with a sense of awe because of the artists who were achieving success in Nashville because of the show, and now he’s a judge on the show. It’s kind of funny how things can turn out, and Bryan told us that a part of him wished he’d been able to jump-start his career on Idol. (Click on the media bar below to hear Luke Bryan)
American Idol airs Sunday at 8/7c on ABC.