Grammy-nominated rock band OneRepublic and fellow Grammy nominee Dierks Bentley will star in a new episode of CMT Crossroads on March 21 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The one-hour CMT special will feature unique mash-ups on OneRepublic hits like “Counting Stars” and “Good Life” and Bentley favorites like “Up on the Ridge” and “I Hold On.”
OneRepublic released their debut set, Dreaming Out Loud, in 2007. The album included the smash single “Apologize,” which shattered digital sales and airplay records worldwide. The band’s sophomore album, 2009′s Waking Up, produced three singles — “All the Right Moves,” “Secrets” and “Good Life.”
OneRepublic released their third studio album, Native, in March 2013, and it debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 chart. The project includes hits “If I Lose Myself,” “Feel Again” and “Counting Stars,” which reached No. 1 at Top 40 radio. OneRepublic will head out on a U.S. tour this summer.
Seven albums into one of country music’s most respected and most unpredictable careers, Bentley’s latest evolution comes in the form of Riser, which was released on Tuesday (Feb. 25). Featuring the singles “Bourbon in Kentucky” and “I Hold On,” Riser is Bentley’s first album since the death of his father and the birth of his first son.
Throughout his career, Bentley has mixed elements of modern country, classic country, bluegrass and rock, maintaining an unmistakable identity while constantly reinventing his sound. Bentley will kick off his headlining Riser tour on May 9 in Charlotte, N.C.
CMT Crossroads: OneRepublic and Dierks Bentley was taped recently in Nashville before an invitation-only audience.