Contact Us

Jerrod Niemann vs. Dierks Bentley – The Showdown

Jerrod Niemann Dierks Bentley
Jason Davis / Rick Diamond, Getty Images

It was a hard fought Showdown win for Jerrod Niemann and his fans over the weekend. The Henningsens were relentless in their get-out-the-vote campaign, but ultimately ‘I Miss You’ came up just short. ‘Drink to That All Night’ moves on to round No. 3 today and Tuesday. Niemann’s competition is Dierks Bentley

‘I Hold On’ was previously in the Showdown in September, but fell to Kellie Pickler‘s ‘Little Bit Gypsie,’ a song that would make the Hall of Fame for five straight wins. The track turned in a good showing however, and Bentley’s fans have been asking for another challenge. The new song is the first from the singer’s ‘Riser’ album, due out early in 2014.

Listen to clips of both Niemann and Bentley’s songs and vote for your favorite here. You can vote once every hour until this Showdown ends on Wednesday at 8AM ET, so come back and vote often to be sure your artist wins. The winner of this matchup will face a new challenger on Wednesday.

Listen to a Sample of Jerrod Niemann, ‘Drink to That All Night’

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Listen to a Sample of Dierks Bentley, ‘I Hold On’

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Enter your email address below to receive the daily Taste of Country newsletter!

Showdown Rules: The song with the most votes wins, and the winner goes on to face a new challenger in the next Showdown. Vote as much as once per hour online. If a song wins five Showdowns in a row, it will be retired into the Taste of Country Showdown Hall of Fame to allow for new songs to compete. Some songs will be considered for a second Showdown if voter turnout is healthy in a losing effort.

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://tasteofcountry.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Taste of Country quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Taste of Country quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!