Dierks Bentley

Dolly Parton’s Star-Studded Smoky Mountains Rise Telethon Raises Nearly $9 Mil – So Far

For days, everywhere on social media you could not miss the announcement of this mega event put together by Dolly Parton. Millions watched “Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund” telethon and millions were raised. The telethon, broadcast on GAC, AXS-TV, RFD and The Heartland Network Tuesday, received huge donations from music stars like Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, Chris Stapleton, Chris Young, Paul Simon and Dierks Bentley but also from families across the country who just want to give the people of Dolly’s home area a hand up in the tragic wildfires. ... read more!

Toby Keith Has A Successful And Meaningful 2016 With Highlights And The Loss Of A True Friend

Sometimes I think there isn’t much Toby Keith has not succeeded at. His tour of 2016 was remarkably similar to his 2015 tour. And the year before that. And the years preceding. 2015 was the year Toby was rightfully inducted into the national Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York, the most meaningful honor of a career anchored in songwriting. As an entertainer, musician, recording artist and philanthropist, however, Toby Keith again has proven himself a model of consistency at the highest levels of performance in 2016. ... read more!

Grammy Nominations Bring Out A Strong Country Music Presence

The anticipation for Grammy nominations has become a spectacular event. Well at least that is how I view it. With the list of Country nods today and a big presence of female artists it’s safe to say the genre IS recognized. Maren Morris led all Country artists with four Grammy nominations, including Country Album (“Hero”), Country Solo Performance, and Best Country Song (“My Church”). Maren and Kelsea Ballerini are included in the overall Best New Artist category, competing with The Chainsmokers. Chance The Rapper and Anderson. Paak. (I am officially lost with those artists) ... read more!

Dierks Bentley Releases New Single, “Black”

 Dierks Bentley released the title track from his critically acclaimed album “BLACK” (Capitol Records Nashville) today. Written by Bentley, Ross Copperman and Ashley Gorley, “Black” has been called one of “the sexiest songs of his career” by the Associated Press and Rolling Stone and is applauded for being “rich with detailed lyrics only made even more vivid by Bentley’s rasp” (Esquire). ... read more!