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Dierks Bentley hits the top of the Billboard charts with Black

The singer-songwriter achieves best first week sales of his career.

Dierks Bentley
Credit: Capitol Records Nashville

Dierks Bentley has plenty of reason to celebrate with the news that his new album Black has topped the Billboard Top Albums Chart and the Top Country Albums Chart.

The critically acclaimed set moved over 101,000 units upon release with 88,000 of those as traditional album scans. Black’s sales rank as the best-selling release of Bentley’s career to date.

The album’s lead single Somewhere on a Beach has been a huge number one hit and follow-up Different for Girls featuring Elle King made its debut this week as the most added at Country Radio with more than 100 first week stations on board.

Bentley will perform Different for Girls for the first time on TV with Elle King tomorrow night at the 2016 CMT Music Awards. He kicks off the first night of the CMA Music Festival on Thursday 9th June at Nissan Stadium and returns to his Somewhere on a Beach tour this weekend.

Earlier this year Bentley picked up rave reviews for his UK and Ireland tour wowing fans and previewing tracks from Black.

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