Oh no, is this country singer really going on a hiatus? Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
Brian Kelley, left, and Tyler Hubbard, of Florida Georgia Line, pose in the press room with their awards for vocal duo of the year at the 51st annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

It’s not hard to find out what our favorite country music stars are up to. Really, all we have to do is look at their social media pages and, bam! Their current status is instantly updated.

But, if you’re a Florida Georgia Line fan, that’s no longer the case.

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On July 20, Tyler Hubbard, one half of the country duo, logged onto Instagram to let fans know that he made one big decision. He decided to part ways with social media.

Tyler wrote, “I’ve done a lot of thinking and praying about this for the last few days and I think it’s time for me to take a break from social media indefinitely. I spend way too much of my valuable time worrying about my next post or how many comments or likes I got. Honestly it’s a little ridiculous and I’m ready to get back to focusing all my attention on the things that really matter.”

Tyler explained that he wanted to put all of his efforts into focusing on his relationships, the Lord, his marriage, family and music. However, he made it clear to fans that he wasn’t planning on quitting his social channels forever.

“I want to make sure that I’m living my life to the fullest and not worrying about making a highlight reel for the world to talk about or comparing my life to other people’s highlight reels. That’s not what life is about,” he said.


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The 29-year-old singer even mentioned that he might spend his newfound extra time learning a new instrument. Hey, not a bad idea!

While you may miss Tyler’s updates, you can still keep up with Florida Georgia Line via FGL band member Brian Kelley’s, account.

Nashville-based writer and Rare Country contributor Melinda Lorge has always been passionate about country music. Follow her @MelindaLorge and join the conversation @RareCountry.
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