Tyler DickersonLyric Street Records' newest artist on the rise is 16-year-old Tyler Dickerson. The music prodigy's debut single, 'Tell Your Sister I'm Single,' just hit radio last week, but he is already certain that 2010 will be the best year of his career. That's because Tyler just found out that his name has been added to the bill for Brooks & Dunn's Last Rodeo farewell tour that kicks off in April.

"When I first found out, I can't even express or explain to you how it felt. You just want to shout it to the world, and at that time I couldn't," Tyler tells The Boot of the news which he had to keep hush-hush until yesterday (Feb. 25), when Brooks & Dunn made the announcement during a conference in Nashville. "I still haven't told my parents yet!"

This opportunity will have Tyler exposed to thousands of fans each night when he takes the stage that will also be shared with Jason Aldean and Gary Allan on select dates.

"What can you say but wow! It's one of those things where they ask you, 'If you could open up for anyone, who would it be?'" Tyler says. "Well for me it would be Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Brooks & Dunn. [Now] it's here. Waylon and Johnny aren't around anymore ... sad, but true, but Brooks & Dunn are. It was like another dream had just come true."

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