Bentley Is Top Male Nominee For 50th Annual ACM Awards With Seven Nods
NASHVILLE, TN – Feb. 2, 2015 – GRAMMY nominee Dierks Bentley is gearing up for back-to-back national television appearances this week with The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2/3, check local listings), the Late Show With David Letterman (2/4 at 10:35pm CST on CBS), and the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2/8 at 7pm CST on CBS) where he is nominated for “Country Album of the Year.”
Bentley is also the most nominated male artist for the upcoming ACM Awards (4/19 at 7pm CST on CBS) with seven nominations including Single Record of the Year for “Drunk On A Plane,” Vocal Event of the Year for “The South,” Video of the Year for “Drunk On A Plane,” Song of the Year for “I Hold On,” Album of the Year for “RISER” and Male Vocalist of the Year.
The singer/songwriter’s critically acclaimed album RISER, which has “elevated him above the rest of the country pack” (People) has already spawned two consecutive Platinum certified No. One hits with “I Hold On” and “Drunk On A Plane.” Bentley’s six previous studio albums have sold more than five million copies, notched 12 chart-topping singles, earned 12 GRAMMY nominations, countless CMA, ACM and CMT nominations and membership at the Grand Ole Opry. He recently announced his headlining 2015 SOUNDS OF SUMMER TOUR, which launches June 5 in Raleigh, NC and runs through the summer. For a full list of upcoming tour dates and appearances, visit www.dierks.com.
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