Today in Country Music, April 19, featuring Deirks Bentley.
Today in Country Music April 19
On this day in 2011, Toby Keith performed two songs on Dancing With The Stars… he sang "American Soldier" to salute U.S. troops overseas and also performed "Should've Been A Cowboy."
Today in 2004, Tim Mcgraw And The Dancehall Doctors was certified platinum… it was the first album Tim recorded with his band.
Dierks Bentley made his grand ole opry debut in 2003… Bentley makes sure he performs on the opry stage as much as possible. Read more about Deirks below.
And on this day in 1980, Tammy Wynette, Emmylou Harris, Crystal Gayle, Dottie West and Debby Boone held the top five spots on The Billboard Singles Chart.
Dierks Bentley was signed to Capitol Nashville in 2003. In 2003, he released his self-titled debut album. Both it and its follow-up, 2005's Modern Day Drifter, are certified platinum in the United States. A third album, 2006's Long Trip Alone, is certified gold. It was followed in mid-2008 by a greatest hits package. His fourth album, Feel That Fire was released in February 2009. A bluegrass studio album, Up on the Ridge, was released on June 8, 2010, and then a sixth album, Home, followed in February 2012.
Bentley's studio albums have accounted for eighteen singles on the country singles charts, of which nine have reached No. 1: his debut single "What Was I Thinkin'", as well as "Come a Little Closer", "Settle for a Slowdown", "Every Mile a Memory", "Free and Easy (Down the Road I Go)", "Feel That Fire", "Sideways", "Am I the Only One", and "Home". Four more of his singles have reached Top Five on the country charts as well.