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Dierks Bentley is due back at work on New Year's Day performing the Capitol One Bowl in Orlando. He then heads to Miami January 6th to headline the Discover Championship Fan Experience leading up to the BCS Championship Game. From Florida, preparations begin for the Locked & Reloaded Tour with Miranda Lambert, which kicks off January 17th in Columbia, South Carolina.

Bentley is excited to hit the road with Miranda. He says, "I mean, I love Miranda and love her music. And the idea to get the chance to spend the whole year with her out there on the road is killer. We're just going to have a great time. I think it's going to be a really great show for the fans. We've toured together before in the past so we kind of know what we do and how to make it good I'm fired up for it."

Dierks is taking time during the holidays to reflect on a dizzying 2012. He nabbed his 10th career number-one hit with "5-1-5-0" over the summer. He also scored nods from the ACM, CMA and the Recording Academy. On tour, his bus Goldie logged its millionth mile on the road.

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