Dierks Bentley Scores His 19th Number One Single!

Deep Dish on Country with Erin

September 24, 2019

Jason Kempin

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Time for Erin's Deep Dish on Country!

Dierks Bentley scores his 19th Number One Single with ‘Living!’

  • This song is about appreciating the little things and finding beauty in the common facts of life. 
  • Fun Fact: His first #1 single was ‘What Was I Thinkin’ (Such a jam if you remember that song!)

 CMT announced its 2019 Artists of the Year

  • Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Luke Combs, Kane Brown, and Thomas Rhett! 
  • Dan + Shay, Combs, and Brown are all 1st-time honorees, but Rhett has been honored twice and Underwood has 5 times!
  • CMT will showcase the five acts’ contributions to the country music genre from the past 12 months with a special awards show that will air live on CMT On October 16th

Chris Young makes his directorial debut with his newest single ‘Drowning’ 

  •  The song is about Young’s good friend that passed away earlier this year and the super emotional video is interspersed with fans that are holding pictures of their loved ones in a very touching tribute.

Chris Stapleton wins the inaugural ACM Artist of the Decade Award

  • This award recognizes a musician that has continuously released music that was written in whole or part by the artist
  •  Besides his three chart-topping albums, Stapleton has written many songs for other artists including ‘Crash and Burn’ (Thomas Rhett) ‘Drink a Beer’ (Luke Bryan) ‘Never Wanted Nothing More’ (Kenny Chesney) ‘Come Back Song’ (Darius Rucker)

Trisha Yearwood was on the Kelly Clarkson Show talking about her new album Every Girl

  • Clarkson actually sings on a few songs within the new album and reminisced on the first time she went to record with Yearwood and had no idea Garth Brooks was going to be producing the song