Country Music Artist Dustin Collins

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. –  Rising country music artist Dustin Collins has a lot to celebrate this week as It’s Been Awhile debuts on four Billboard charts. It’s Been Awhile is No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers South Central Albums chart, No. 9 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart, No. 21 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart and No. 25 on the Billboard Country Albums Sales chart (Hot Shot Debut). Click HERE to download It's Been Awhile.

“It’s hard to describe what it felt like to wake up and see my album on all of these Billboard charts. I’m proud of how far myself and my team have come and also humbled by the support of my fans,” expressed Collins.

This release follows Collins’ No. 1 Billboard Singles Sales chart hit “Cold Dead Hands.” It's Been Awhile, which was released through Average Joe's Entertainment on DCDL Entertainment, features "Cold Dead Hands" along with Collins' fan-favorite single "The Barn." The seven-song project was produced and mixed by Bill McDermott and mastered by Noah Gordon.

A true road warriors ior, the Kentucky native spends hundreds of thousands of miles on the road playing in honky tonks, fairs and festivals throughout the country, which included a slot on Aaron Watson's Vaquero Tour, as well as opening for Chris Janson, Granger Smith, Kane BrownThe Kentucky Headhunters and many more.

"It's Been Awhile" Is Available Now!

Dustin Collins' new album, "It's Been Awhile," is available now! It includes his single, "The Barn," plus six other tracks!

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Emerging singer-songwriter Dustin Collins' new single "The Barn" is AVAILABLE TODAY, May 11, and is already becoming a summertime hit with reviewers across the country:

Newcomer Dustin Collins delivers an impressive new single with "The Barn."  The track boasts a sultry, sensual groove and Collins' vocals evoke the longing and anticipation percolating throughout this lyric about a country boy trying to coax his girl up to the hay loft for a romantic rendezvous. Skilled production and personality-packed vocals make this one a winner.
–Deborah Evans Price, Contributor for Sounds Like Nashville,

"Dustin Collins entices us with his sexy tongue in cheek lyrics What Happens in the Barn Stays in.the Barn.  His vocal delivery is superb and fans will absolutely be singing this catchy hook."
–Jill Pavel, Music Update Central

"The Barn" premiered on The Boot and will be included on Collins' new album released in July through Average Joes Entertainment on DCDL Entertainment.  "The Barn" is the follow-up to his independent single "Cold Dead Hands," which ascended to No. 1 on the Billboard Singles Sales chart.

A true road warrior, Collins spent thousands of miles on the road playing in honky tonks, fairs and festivals throughout the midwest and his home state of Kentucky, including a slot on Aaron Watson's Vaquero Tour, as well as opening for Chris Janson, Granger Smith, Kane Brown, the Kentucky Headhunters and many more. 

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.@Dustincollins88 releases #TheBarn TODAY! @averagejoesent

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"Cold Dead Hands" Ode to the American gun owner