Luke Bryan recently recalled how he honored his late sister and brother-in-law at his niece’s wedding.

Bryan raised his nieces, Jordan and Kris, and her brother Til, after his sister, Kelly, died in 2007; and his brother-in-law, Ben “Lee” Cheshire, died in 2014.

Bryan walked Jordan down the aisle, about midway, before they were joined by Jordan’s brother Til.

Luke says Ben and Kelly’s wedding bands were a part of Jordan’s bouquet and they left two seats open, to represent their loved ones at the wedding.

To get to walk Jordan down the aisle was the coolest, literally one of the most emotional things I’ve ever done,” Bryan, 45, told ABC News, in an interview for the upcoming special, “Backstage Pass: Countdown to the CMA Awards.”

The special will air on ABC, Monday, November 8th at 9 p.m. (10 p.m. ET).

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