Countdown to the CMA Awards: Country's Greatest Crossover Hits with Robin Roberts 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)
University of Vermont
Wins CMA Award for Best New Artist
"What Was I Thinkin'" becomes his first No. 1 single
Popular songs include "Say You Do" and "Drunk On A Plane".
Known for such albums as "Modern Day Drifter" and "Dierks Bentley"
His middle name, Dierks, is his maternal great-grandmother's maiden name.
Holds a private pilot license and owns a Cirrus SR22.
Has won two CMT Music Awards, including Breakthrough Video of the Year for "What Was I Thinkin," in 2004 and Performance of the Year for "Country Boy" in 2009.