Bentley goes crazy for number 1
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
– Dierks Bentley celebrates his 10th career char topper as an artist and songwriter today as 5-1-5-0,
tops both the Billboard and Mediabase charts.
Bentley takes over for Eli Young Band's Even If It Breaks Your Heart. The chart will be officially out on Thursday.
"I have to admit, it's been a 5150 kinda summer," said Bentley. "The tailgating before shows has been turned up a notch, and the fans are ready to get crazy. You can't ever take for granted the power of a fun, uptempo song that isn't meant for anything other than kicking off a party. I'll also never take for granted having 10 number 1 hits on country radio...those guys and the fans have given me an unbelievable career so far."
The song is the third consecutive chart-topping hit off Bentley's "Home." Fans can catch Bentley on E!'s new show "Opening Act" tonight at 10 p.m. eastern when he surprises Kylie Morgan, a 16-year-old singer/songwriter from Oklahoma. From country music's historic Grand Ole Opry, Bentley mentors the aspiring artist and helps her prepare to open a concert for fellow country artist Jason Aldean.
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