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Colton Smith and Patrique Fortson Slay “God Gave Me You” During “Voice” Battles [Watch]

Colton Smith and Patrique Fortson blew the coaches away during the first battle round of Season 15 of “The Voice” Monday night (Oct. 15). Performing Blake Shelton’s 2011 hit “God Gave Me You,” previously released the year prior by singer/songwriter Dave Barnes, Colton and Patrique put their jaw-dropping spin on the love ballad. While Blake … Read more

Dave Barnes, The Man Who Wrote “Craving You,” Wants To Teach You How To Be A Cowboy

It’s rare to find a cowboy in Nashville that doesn’t decorate themselves with rhinestones. But those rare few, those men of sweat, blood, and earth, hold wisdom and secrets long forgotten by city-slickers in the digital age. One of those men is Dave Barnes, the songwriter behind Blake Shelton’s “God Gave Me You” and the … Read more

5 Reasons Dave Barnes is the Funniest Songwriter on Instagram

Dave Barnes, writer of Blake Shelton’s “God Gave me You” and Thomas Rhett’s “Craving You,” is one of the funniest guys on Instagram. Sometimes, it’s on set like this: View this post on Instagram COWBOY DAVE BARNES AND ROWDY TRAILS NOW PRESENT: How To Dress Like A Cowboy Dave Barnes Cowboy School: Part Three (Link … Read more

Kelsea Ballerini Covered Blake Shelton’s “God Gave Me You” with Dave Barnes (Who Wrote the Song)

When I was in college I was really into Nashville singer-songwriter Dave Barnes. He was a cute, funny guy with a guitar and a great voice, so most girls my age were pretty into Dave. In 2011, when Blake Shelton released “God Gave Me You” off his Red River Blue album, it went to No. … Read more

5 Nashville Singer-Songwriters You Should Already Be Listening To

It’s no secret that Nashville, Tennessee is full of undeniable, mind-blowing talent. With famous stars like Keith Urban, Vince Gill, Taylor Swift and dozens of others calling Music City USA home it’s hard to compare the town ‘s accumulative talent to that of any other. But, there’s also this whole other group of talented folks … Read more

5Male Country Music Stars on the Rise

Country music has been around for decades – yet the genre of music continues to be one of the most popular ones in the world. As Generation Y grows up, more and more people are listening to country music, and more and more young country music singers are on the rise. Learn more about these … Read more