Hannah Montana, Dierks Bentley lead charts
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Hannah Montana, Dierks Bentley lead charts

Thursday, July 2, 2009 – "Hannah Montana: The Movie" stayed atop the Billboard country album chart, and Dierks Bentley again was first on the song chart for the week ending July 11 with Sideways " Bentley assumed the top spot, switching with Kenny Chesney's Out Last Night, which was third.

Taylor Swift was second again on the album chart with "Fearless." Zac Brown Band and Chesney remained third and fourth respectively with "The Foundation" and "Greatest Hits II." Jason Aldean was fifth with "Wide Open," up one. Swift also was 11th with her debut, up 3.

Zac Brown Band remained second on the song chart with Whatever It Is. Brad Paisley stayed fourth with former number one, Then. Lady Antebellum was fifth, up one, with I Run to You. There was so little movement that songs between 8 and 18 remained exactly the same this week.

Aldean was up 2 to 19 with Big Green Tractor. Former Nashville Star winner Chris Young broke into the top 25 with Getting' You Home (The Black Dress Song).

The overall top 200 had Hannah Montana at 10th, Swift 11th , Zac Brown Band 16th, Chesney 17th and Aldean 19th.

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CD review - Gravel & Gold Dierks Bentley opens his first self-produced album with a song about personally stability, "Same Ol' Me." Although its lyric explains how while life circumstances may change, Bentley basically remains the same person. The same thing, though, can also be said about the country star's music. He's been recording for 20 years now. Yet Bentley has come this far with his integrity still intact. He's back with a strong, 14-song set that, like a good beverage, feels good ...
CD review - Black Dierks Bentley seems intent on expanding his musical boundaries, but he may have overreached too much in eschewing where he came from. That most evident by the dominating textured beats. Producer Ross Copperman and Bentley seem hell bent on injecting odd meters and sounds, sharp detours from past efforts. Unfortunately, the atmospheric beats muddy up the vocal delivery on "Freedom," a song that stretches far too long at almost four minutes. Bentley also channels U2 with its ...
CD review - Riser Change was in store for Dierks Bentley when it came to recording his seventh album, "Riser." On the personal front, he lost his father and added to his family, clearly affecting the subject matter of his latest. On the musical front, he traded long-time producer Brett Beavers, producer of every disc except "Up on the Ridge," for Ross Copperman, who has enjoyed more success as a writer, including several previous tracks for Bentley. Bentley embraces current trends in country ...

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