Dierks Bentley is on the top of the country music charts this week with his latest single, “Gold,” marking his 22nd number one song. The lead track from his 10th studio album Gravel & Gold emphasizes looking at life differently and treasuring everyday moments. It’s also the soundtrack for the all-new Chevy Colorado truck campaign.
Dierks said of his latest number one, “When we wrote ‘Gold,’ I wanted to write a song that captures the idea of enjoying the journey. The reality is that there are a lot of rocky times that we all go through, but amongst all the tough stuff when you look for the special moments, it can change how you view the world.”
He added, “I know that’s a reminder I need for myself, so the fans and country radio embracing it means a lot.”
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Bentley recently announced details about his upcoming “Gravel & Gold Tour” this summer. Jordan Davis has been tapped as direct support with a diverse group of special guests joining throughout the 28-city trek, including Elle King, Tracy Lawrence, Tyler Braden, Caylee Hammack, and more.
Dierks told us about the new tour, “Yeah, big tour coming up this year. I’m pretty excited about it. It’s going to be with one of my favorite people in the world. Who you tour with is huge. And people always ask me, do you pick your tour mate? I can’t imagine not picking them because we’re gonna spend the whole year together, and it’s not just about ticket sales. It’s about the whole hang and the vibe.”
He said about picking Jordan Davis for this tour, “I asked Jordan this time last year, and we’ve been talking about it for a while. I feel really lucky because he’s a great guy. It’s fun touring with someone who’s just so easy to get along with, but he’s also like really hot right now. It’s like, yes, I nailed it!” Bentley added, “I got someone who’s, like, just crushing it. I mean, he’s had so many huge hits, and I mean, he’s really, he’s just rocking. And so, I feel so lucky to have him out there. It just makes my job so much more fun when the person in front of me just got the crowd going crazy.”
The tour starts on June 1 in Toronto, ON, and fans can get more ticket information at Dierks.com.