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Dierks Bentley: I Already Do 'Boy Things' with My Girls

Dierks Bentley: I Already Do 'Boy Things' with My Girls

Originally posted 09/28/2013 06:30PM

As he awaits the birth of his third child, the country crooner says the addition of a son won't change his kids' activities

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Dierks Bentley Raises $476,000 for Families of Arizona Firefighters | Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley Raises $476,000 for Families of Arizona Firefighters

Originally posted 07/24/2013 07:00AM

Country star Dierks Bentley gave more than a musical tribute to the families of 19 firemen who died in Arizona last month – he helped raise nearly a half-million dollars.

Monday night, the Phoenix native hosted the Country Cares Concert in Prescott Valley, Ariz., joining Randy Houser, The Band Perry and David Nail.

The evening included a special version of Bentley's song "Home" with a bagpipe intro by the Rural Metro Pipe and Drum Corp., as well as a photo tribute to the Granite Mountain Hotshots.

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How Dierks Bentley Will Honor the Fallen Arizona Firefighters

Dierks Bentley Hosting Benefit Concert for Families of Fallen Arizona Firefighters

Originally posted 07/09/2013 05:30PM

Dierks Bentley might have a packed summer schedule and a hectic home life as he and wife Cassidy prepare for the birth of their third childa boy this fall – but he's still making time for a very worthy cause.

When the country star learned that 51 children were left fatherless following the devastating Arizona wildfire that killed 19 elite firefighters on June 30, the Phoenix native knew he wanted to help.

With his only day off for the rest of July, Bentley, 37, is hosting the July 22 "Country Cares Concert" in Prescott Valley, Ariz., to raise money for the fallen families affected by the deadliest firefighter loss since the Sept. 11 World Trade Center attacks.

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It'll Be a Boy for Dierks Bentley

It'll Be a Boy for Dierks Bentley

Originally posted 06/10/2013 06:45PM

"Just don’t tell anybody, alright?” the country crooner jokes of his third child with wife Cassidy, due this fall

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Talk About Six-Pack! Jake Owen Goes Shirtless for Country's Hot List | Jake Owen

Jake Owen and More of Country's Hottest Guys Go Shirtless

Originally posted 06/05/2013 01:00PM

Country's finest are showing off a little skin – and a lot of charm.

"I hate looking at pictures of myself!" Tim McGraw insists. But one glimpse at the 46-year-old singer's ripped abs, which are featured in the new Hot Guys issue of PEOPLE Country, and we'll respectfully disagree.

Equally compelling eye candy? Fellow country stars Jake Owen, 31, and Kip Moore, 33, who also go shirtless in the new issue. But, as Owen explains, that buff beauty is more than skin deep.

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Third Child on the Way for Dierks Bentley

Third Child on the Way for Dierks Bentley

Originally posted 04/25/2013 08:55AM

The country star and wife Cassidy will add another baby to the family this fall

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Miranda Lambert to Perform at CMA Awards | Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert to Perform at CMA Awards

Originally posted 10/01/2012 08:00AM

The Country Music Association's reigning female vocalist of the year Miranda Lambert will defend her title on stage at Nov. 1's 46th Annual CMA Awards.

The CMA tells PEOPLE exclusively that Lambert, 28, will perform on the live broadcast from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

The Texas native is also in the running for album of the year, music video of the year and song of the year for "Over You," a nomination she shares with her co-writer and husband, two-time male vocalist of the year Blake Shelton.

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Bluegrass Legend Earl Scruggs Dies

Earl Scruggs, Beverly Hillbillies Bluegrass Legend, Dies

Originally posted 03/29/2012 11:30AM

Earl Scruggs, the banjo playing, singing and composing great whose twanging bluegrass themes for TV's The Beverly Hillbillies and the Bonnie and Clyde movie achieved Top of the Chart status in the '60s, died Wednesday of natural causes at a Nashville hospital, his son Gary Scruggs told CNN. He was 88.

"It's not just bluegrass, it's American music," bluegrass fan-turned-country star Dierks Bentley told the Associated Press about Scruggs's output.

"There's 17- or 18-year-old kids turning on today's country music and hearing that banjo and they have no idea where that came from. That sound has probably always been there for them and they don't realize someone invented that three-finger roll style of playing. You hear it everywhere."

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It's a Girl for Dierks Bentley | Dierks Bentley

It's a Girl for Dierks Bentley

Originally posted 12/26/2010 07:25PM

It was a very happy holiday for Dierks Bentley and wife Cassidy, who welcomed their second daughter on Christmas morning.

Jordan Catherine Bentley arrived Saturday, Dec. 25, weighing in at 7 lbs., 14 oz, the country singer's rep tells PEOPLE. She joins big sister Evalyn Day, 2.

"Say what [you] want about Santa's physique, but no arguing his impeccable timing! Evie wanted a little sis for Xmas & Jordan just arrived!" the Grammy-nominated singer, 35, posted on Twitter.

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Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney to Perform at CMAs | Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney to Perform at CMAs

Originally posted 09/29/2010 08:00AM

When she's not waiting to see if she's won any of the nine categories in which she's been nominated, Miranda Lambert will hit the stage at the CMA Awards.

The country star, who snagged the most nods for any female artist in CMA history, will perform at the Nov. 10 show in Nashville, the Country Music Association announced Wednesday.

Lambert's fiancé and fellow nominee, Blake Shelton, is also set to perform, along with Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney and Lady Antebellum. The Zac Brown Band and Alan Jackson will also sing together.

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