Zach Bryan was arrested on Thursday on fees of “obstruction of investigation” in Oklahoma, Rolling Stone has confirmed. The singer-songwriter was launched on bond on the identical day.
Following the arrest, Bryan posted a statement on X, previously referred to as Twitter. “As we speak I had an incident with the Oklahoma Freeway Patrol. Feelings received the perfect of me and I used to be out of line within the issues I mentioned,” he wrote on Thursday. “I help legislation enforcement as a lot as anybody can, I used to be simply pissed off within the second, it was in contrast to me and I apologize. They introduced me to jail, and there’s a mug shot of me floating round. Prayers we will all transfer on from this and prayers folks know I’m simply attempting the perfect I can, I really like you guys and I’m actually sorry to the officers.”
A rep for Bryan didn’t instantly reply to Rolling Stone‘s request for remark. The Craig County Sheriff’s Workplace in Vinita, Oklahoma, was unable to supply further data.
Bryan’s latest social media submit on Instagram Tales featured a photograph of a canine in his passenger seat with the caption, “On the street once more, gonna go see the birds win.” (Bryan, who lives in Philadelphia, is a hardcore Eagles fan.)
The information of Bryan’s arrest follows a streak of historic success for the nation singer. This week, his self-titled album debuted at Quantity One on the Billboard 200 albums chart, shifting the equal of 200,000 models in its first week. It concurrently topped the rock, rock & different, Americana/people, and nation charts, in addition to Spotify, iTunes, and iTunes Nation. All 16 of its tracks landed within the High 50 of the Billboard Sizzling 100, with “I Bear in mind Every part,” his duet with Kacey Musgraves, debuting at Quantity One.
Bryan has had a tumultuous 24 hours. Whereas driving excessive on the Quantity One debut of his new album and his Quantity One duet with Musgraves, he fended off tweets from followers offended concerning the pricing of tickets for his 2024 Quittin’ Time Tour. After boycotting Ticketmaster on his final tour to attempt to hold costs affordable and thwart scalpers, Bryan returned to the service on Wednesday. Costs soared in comparison with his earlier tour, with some tickets promoting for practically $1,000.
“Damned for those who do and damned for those who don’t, one other lesson realized within the lifetime of 27 yr olds,” he tweeted.
The Quittin’ Time Tour will largely discover Bryan taking part in arenas across the nation, alongside a number of stadium gigs. All of it kicks off March 6 and seven, 2024, with two exhibits on the United Middle in Chicago and wraps Dec. 13 and 14 with two particular hometown exhibits on the BOK Middle in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He’s additionally doing two nights at Lincoln Monetary Subject — the house of the Philadelphia Eagles.
Bryan can also be up for New Artist of the Yr on the 2023 CMA Awards, which introduced its nominees Thursday morning.