Dierks Bentley is nominated for a total of five big awards at the 2014 CMA Awards, but he remembers a time when it wasn't that easy for him to find his name in lights during Country Music's Biggest Night.
Two of the most nominated artists at the 2014 CMA Awards learned they were winners before the show even started. Dierks Bentley has won the Music Video of the Year award, while Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert took Musical Event of the Year.
Why do we love Dierks Bentley? Let us count the ways! Killer talent, charming good looks, ridiculously catchy hits ... oh, and this recent heartwarming act: Bentley took a fan battling cancer out of the hospital and onto the road for a cruise in his beloved '67 Camaro.
Dierks Bentley is nominated for five CMA Awards, including one for Male Vocalist of the Year, making him the top male nominee. But of all his nominations -- which also include ones for Song of the Year, Single of the Year and Music Video of the Year -- he says it's the Album of the Year nod for…
To say Dierks Bentley has a generous heart is an understatement. After all, there aren't many country stars who would hand a guitar over to a 6-year-old kid during a live concert ... but Bentley did just that.