DIERKS BENTLEY’S THE MOUNTAIN GARNERS NEW RIAA CERTIFICATIONS FOR NO. ONE HITS
“Burning Man” Earns PLATINUM Status and “Woman, Amen” Hits GOLD
NASHVILLE, TN – Oct. 14, 2019 – Current three-time CMA nominee and Grand Ole Opry member Dierks Bentley was surprised on Saturday (10/12) for the success behind his two back-to-back No. One hits, “Woman, Amen” and “Burning Man,” from his ninth studio album THE MOUNTAIN (Capitol Records Nashville). Before performing for NBC‘s upcoming special Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry, Bentley was recognized by the RIAA for PLATINUM certification of “his most affecting song” (Rolling Stone) “Burning Man” (feat. Brothers Osborne) while the lead single from his No. One selling record “Woman, Amen” was certified GOLD.
Pegged as “one of Country music’s most enviable brands, equal parts affability and authenticity” (Forbes), Bentley continues to be a dominant voice for the genre with over 6.4 billion overall digital streams. Reaching a new creative high while “making music designed to challenge” (New York Times), Bentley co-wrote 10 of 13 tracks on THE MOUNTAIN, which earned him the highest debut sales of his career and became his seventh chart-topping album. Bentley has amassed countless nominations from the ACMs, CMAs, Billboard Music Awards, and GRAMMYs while being currently nominated for CMA“Male Vocalist of the Year,” “Single of the Year” and “Music Video of the Year.” He has created professional endeavors outside of the music with his Flag & Anthem partnership creating the exclusive lifestyle collection, Desert Son, along with four “Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row” locations across the country. For more information visit www.dierks.com.
Photo L-R: Amy Beard (Manager of Marketing, UMG Nashville), Dierks Bentley, Mike Harris (COO, UMG Nashville)