Luke Bryan Responds After Altercation with Heckler at Nashville Show

ABC/Image Group LALuke Bryan is speaking out after video on social media and YouTube captured an altercation with a concert-goer at Wednesday night’s Volunteer Jam in Nashville.

“A man in [the] front row was making crude hand gestures toward Luke during his performance,” Bryan's publicist explained in a statement. “It was insulting not only to him, but more importantly to the men, women and families sitting around him who were there to support Charlie Daniels and the efforts of raising money for military veterans -- some of who were in the audience. The concert security personnel saw the man’s disruptive actions of the event and he was escorted out.”

The two-time CMA Entertainer of the Year was performing his hit “Move” at the time, which he went on to finish after the incident. According to Rolling Stone, there were multiple men heckling the singer, with one waving a sign that read “We can see your camel toe,” a nod to Luke’s notoriously tight jeans.

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"We've got a different type of performance scheduled. We've got a little surprise, a little different version of it, but it's gonna be super-powerful," Brian tells ABC Radio.

"We're just excited about getting out there, performing together," he adds. "We've done it a couple of times, but I think this'll be the best, this'll be the most powerful and we're just excited about seeing the faces of our friends and family and fans....seeing their reactions and [hearing] their thoughts."

Between the two categories in which the song's nominated, Tyler Hubbard knows which one he'd rather win: Single of the Year.

"I think that song just deserves some recognition," he tells ABC Radio. "I think it'd be cool to get up there and share a stage with Bebe -- just to share that moment, I think it'd be really special."

He adds, "That song's changed our life, all three of our lives, and it's just unexpected and very, very cool to see what that song's done this year and how it's connected with our fans and continued to inspire us." 

Tune in to see which trophies, if any, "Meant to Be" wins when the 52nd Annual CMA Awards air live from Nashville on ABC Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET.

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