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Bentley's "Am I The Only One" is the only number one

Monday, August 22, 2011 – Dierks Bentley's Am I The Only One takes the number one position on both the Billboard Country Singles and the Country Aircheck/Mediabase charts this week.

The song becomes Bentley's eighth career chart topper as a singer and a songwriter and is the lead single from his upcoming sixth Capitol Nashville studio project, scheduled for release in early 2012. Bentley took over the top from Lady Antebellum's Just a Kiss.

"'Am I The Only One has been the perfect bridge between the 'Ridge' album and my next project," said Bentley. "I wanted to give radio and fans a fun party song to set the tone for summer, and I am so grateful that they helped take it all the way to number one. Now we're ready to start peeling back more layers of the new album and get geared up for the Country & Cold Cans tour."

Bentley announced last week that he will kick off the first leg of his Country & Cold Cans Tour beginning Oct. 6 in Lacrosse, Wisc. Special guests Jerrod Niemann and Eli Young Band will open for Bentley on the 22-city run that wraps in Denver on Nov. 19.


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