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's career is certainly on a high note. Fresh off the success of his platinum-selling tailgates & tanlines
album, the Georgia native took home an astonishing nine
American Country awards, embarked on his own headlining Dirt Road Diaries tour and earned four ACM nods
, including the coveted Entertainer of the Year. Rather than plotting his next major accomplishment, the 36-year-old is simply trying to savor every moment.
"Maintaining the happiness and the enjoyment of it all, is 90 percent of my focus," Luke told The Boot and other reporters at a recent media event. "I refuse to be one of those artists who, 10 years from now, they're bitter about the rise and the fall of their career. I understand that somewhere there's a peak and a crest for me, and I'm going to enjoy all levels. I'm going to enjoy this ride that I'm on, and when it slows down, that's when it will be time for another phase of my life."