Dierks Bentley celebrates 17th No 1

“Woman, Amen” is Bentley’s 17th trek to the top of the charts

Dierks Bentley was joined by family and friends Thursday (Aug 16th) to celebrate his 17th career No. 1 single “Women, Amen” off his ninth studio album The Mountain. Teaming up with ASCAP and BMI at Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row Nashville, Bentley was celebrated alongside collaborators producer/co-writer Ross Copperman (BMI), co-writer Josh Kear (ASCAP) as well as producers Jon Randall Stewart and Arturo Buenahora. “Woman, Amen” serves as Copperman’s 17th and Kear’s 14th No. 1 career chart-topper.

Next week at the 12th Annual ACM Honors, Bentley will be honored with the Merle Haggard Spirit Award. This award is presented to a singer-songwriter who is continuing the legacy of country legend and 20-time ACM Award Winner Merle Haggard by following his/her own path, crafting great songs and epitomizing Merle’s spirit through genuine performances and great storytelling.

Reaching a new creative high, Bentley co-wrote ten of The Mountain‘s (Capitol Records Nashville) thirteen tracks, which earned him the highest debut sales  of his career and became his seventh chart-topping album and has been touted for its “quality music with depth and sincerity” (NPR) ranging in style from textured rock to acoustic folk. The Arizona native has amassed nearly five  billion digital streams, countless nominations from the  CMA  and Billboard Music Awards  while earning thirteen GRAMMY  nominations – including at least one stemming from each of his last six albums. Continuing endeavors outside of the music industry Bentley has partnered with Flag & Anthem to create an exclusive lifestyle collection, Desert Son, available now. He continues to host capacity  crowds throughout the summer on his 2018 Mountain High Tour and will launch his  inaugural  Seven Peaks Music Festival over Labor Day weekend.

Author: Buddy Iahn

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