Nashville, TN (October 12, 2015) – In many ways, platinum Country heavyweight BRANTLEY GILBERT is an outlier. The Georgia-born-and-remaining songwriter came to town to celebrate his #1 “One Hell Of An Amen” with co-writers and good friends Brian Davis and Mike Dekle – and gave an emotional speech that not only left the crowd at South visibly moved, but underscored his commitment to people living lives like the one he leads when he’s not touring the country.
For Davis, the event marked his first Country chart-topper. For Mike Dekle, who co-wrote Brantley’s “Country Must Be Country Wide,” his biggest prior hits were with Kenny Rogers in 1983. But even more special, the Brantley-described “underdog” celebrated the lives of the late Army man Jonathan Lootens, Gilbert’s and Lootens’ good friend Josh Greene and friend Cory Potts, who lost his battle to cancer.
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