Luke Bryan was named the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) Songwriter/Artist of the Year at the 47th annual Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala & Induction ceremony on Monday, October 23rd. The honor was not lost on Luke. “I mean, to win the NSAI Artist/Writer of the Year award is . . . I mean, it’s the top echelons of awards, in my opinion. It’s a huge honor and you can never put enough emphasis on what it means to be nominated by peers of the songwriting community.