Dierks Bentley and Elle King’s “Different for Girls” Wins CMA Award for Musical Event of the Year

Dierks Bentley and Elle King’s “Different for Girls” Wins CMA Award for Musical Event of the Year

Dierks Bentley and Elle King’s collaborative “Different for Girls” was announced as the winner of the CMA Award for Musical Event of the Year on Good Morning America this morning (Nov. 2) from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, the site of tonight’s 50th annual CMA Awards.

“Different for Girls” reached No. 1 on the Mediabase chart and Billboard Country Airplay chart in September to become Dierks’ 15th career chart-topper. The breakup tune, which was penned by J.T. Harding and Shane McAnally, features bluesy rocker Elle King and was the second single released from Dierks’ Black album.

“I love this song,” said 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.”

Check out the new video, which features Dierks and Elle swapping vocals in the black-and-white clip.

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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