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Hot country newcomer Denny Strickland spends three weeks at No. 1 on CMT's 12 Pack Countdown. "We Don't Sleep" is the first single off Strickland's debut album CaliforniaDreamin, released earlier this summer. Fans of Strickland can now purchase a deluxe version of his album through digital retailers, featuring new deluxe adaptations of several original songs.
Watch Strickland's video for "We Don't Sleep" here.
CMT Music's 12 Pack Countdown is a fan-voted video countdown, highlighting country's biggest names like Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley and Lady Antebellum. CMT Music directly connects hard-core country fans with the music they crave most. The channel delivers the sound and images of country music in its most essential form, performed by the genres most authentic voices. The top 12 videos on CMT Music's 12 Pack Countdown are revealed Fridays at 8 p.m. CST.
California Dreamin and California Dreamin (Deluxe Edition) were produced by Strickland and Sean Giovanni(Big&Rich, Brett Michaels, Randy Houser) in Giovanni's Nashville studio, The Record Shop. The albums are a collection of 11 tracks that draw inspiration not just from Strickland's country influences but also from pop, rap, rock and even acts such as Lana del Rey and Timbaland. Strickland also had a hand in writing seven of the songs from the project.