Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2006 Dierks Bentley's "Settle For A Slowdown" settled in at the top of the Billboard country singles chart?

Alicia Funderburk/Getty Images

It's true! Check out the video!

Here are 5 interesting facts about Dierks Bentley.

  •  The name Dierks is a surname on his mother's side.
  • He moved to Nashville at age 19 and landed a job at The Nashville Network researching classic country music.
  • He was the winner of the Academy of Country Music Award for Top New Artist of the Year 2003.
  • He was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on October 1, 2005, making him, at that time, the youngest member at 29.
  • He has three children: Evalyn, Knox and Jordan.