November 11, 2010 05:02:36 GMT
The country music singer performed a free concert on live TV on Wednesday morning, November 10, just hours before he was due to take the stage at the CMA Awards.
Singer Dierks Bentley brought Nashville, Tennessee to a standstill ahead of the Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday morning, November 10 when he performed a free concert on live TV.
Thousands of fans flocked to the plaza of the city's Bridgestone Arena to watch Bentley perform on U.S. breakfast show "Good Morning America", bringing traffic to a standstill on surrounding streets.
The show aired just hours before Bentley was due to take the stage at the CMA Awards for another performance. He would also compete against country music's top artists for the best male vocalist, album and musical event prizes at the annual ceremony.