It’s the Same Story for Dierks Bentley as “Different for Girls” Goes No. 1 for 15th Career Chart-Topper

It’s the Same Story for Dierks Bentley as “Different for Girls” Goes No. 1 for 15th Career Chart-Topper

The past, present and future are bright for Dierks Bentley’s recent Black album.

In addition to debuting at No. 1 on Billboard‘s Top Country Albums chart in June, the album’s lead single, “Somewhere on a Beach,” hit No. 1 on both the Billboard Hot Country Songs and Billboard Country Airplay charts in April.

Dierks’ current single, “Different for Girls,” has followed suit, reaching No. 1 on this week’s Mediabase chart and Billboard Country Airplay chart to become his 15th career chart-topper. The breakup tune, which was penned by J.T. Harding and Shane McAnally, features bluesy rocker Elle King.

“I love this song,” says Dierks to Nash Country Daily. “It talks about how guys and girls handle heartbreak differently. Sometimes girls have an unfair double standard how they handle it. It’s kind of a heavier song, so I wanted a female voice on it. And it’s great having Elle on that track.”

Dierks and Elle’s duet recently received a CMA nomination for Musical Event of the Year. Dierks also picked up nominations for Male Vocalist, Album and Video of the Year.

No word yet on Dierk’s next single, but he’s got a handful of top choices to pick from, including “Light It Up,” “Freedom” and “I’ll Be the Moon,” which features Maren Morris.

 

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Ashley McBryde Packs It All For Her Tour

Ashley McBryde Packs It All For Her Tour

Ashley McBryde’s This Town Talks tour gets rolling next month in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Then for the next 7 months she’ll be crisscrossing this nation playing shows from Georgia to Montana and everywhere in between.

So, with all that travel, and different locations, packing for a tour can present some challenges. Ashley shares one basic piece of advice when it comes to preparing for the road, “At first, learning how to pack for on tour…I really didn’t do a good job. I guess maybe I thought I was leaving for summer camp. So, I would spend a couple of weeks where I overpacked, and a couple of weeks where I under packed. Just let me tell you…if you have to choose between the two – overpack. You can put those clothes away when you get back.”

 

Photo Credit: Daniel Meigs