Bentley to perform at NHL awards show
Friday, June 17, 2011
– Dierks Bentley was tapped to perform at the 2011 National Hockey League Awards airing live on Wednesday, June 22 from Las Vegas.
The sold out event, which will be on Versus and CBC, will be hosted by Jay Mohr and celebrate the 2010-11 hockey season.
Bentley and the NHL also collaborated during the Stanley Cup Finals and leading up to the awards to create an alternate music video of Bentley's current hit Am I The Only One, featuring concert footage and video highlights of this year's biggest hockey moments and fan footage. The hit single was used during the NHL Conference Finals in national TV tune-in spots on NBC, Versus, CBC, RDS, NHL Network and in-arena during playoff games.
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