We always knew Dierks Bentley had a big heart and now others are recognizing the “Drunk on a Plane” singer for his efforts. The Country Radio Broadcasters have announced that Dierks will be the newest recipient of the CRS 2018 Artist Humanitarian Award.
CRS (Country Radio Seminar) is an annual three day event that brings artists, songwriters, country radio and music insiders together to learn more about the music business. Not open the to the public, the panels, performances and parties go on in Nashville throughout the early part of the week.
The Humanitarian award, presented by Children’s Miracle Network, honors country music artists who have exhibited exceptional humanitarian efforts during their career.
Past recipients of the award have included Zac Brown, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Brooks & Dunn, Reba McEntire, Vince Gill, Garth Brooks, Charlie Daniels and more.
Dierks has had his hand in many charitable ventures, including creating the Miles & Music For Kids all-star motorcycle ride and concert, which raised $4million for charity and organizing and hosting the Country Cares Concert in Arizona, which raised more than half a million dollars for the families of the Granite Mountain Hotshots.
Dierks will receive his well-deserved honor on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018.