Dan + Shay is a local country duo. Shay has been bound and determined to make his mark as a songwriter in Nashville ever since his father brought him to town when he was eight and when he was 12-years-old. Dan is orginally from Wexford, Pennsylvania. Shay is from Natural Dam, Arkansas, but they met in Nashville in December 2012. It wasn’t until meeting Dan that Shay found someone who he naturally felt comfortable with when it came to songwriting, singing harmonies, recording and eventually performing live.
“19 You and Me,” was their first single released and it made it to number 11 on Billboard’s Country Airplay Chart. Their single “Nothin Like You,” climbed all the way to number 1 in 2015. Their second album, Obsessed arrived in June 2016. The record debuted at eight on the Billboard charts thanks to the single “From the Ground Up,” which made it to number 1 on the Country Airplay Charts. This was quickly followed by a second chart-topper, “How Not To.”
Since then, they have had multiple hits, including “Tequila,” “Speechless,” and “10,000 Hours,” which he collaborated on with Justin Bieber. They have also worked with the legendary Kelly Clarkson, on their single, “Keeping Score.” They had the chance to perform with her at the 2019 ACM Awards. The also just released their latest Christmas Single, “Take Me Home For Christmas,” which we featured as well.
They are back with another Christmas Single, “Christmas Isn’t Christmas.” A Christmas love song for the ages. The slow melody really pay off in this song. Vocally, Dan and Shay sound absolutely stunning. This Christmas release will get you in your feels quickly. If you want a Christmas song that will get you through the holidays, check out “Christmas Isn’t Christmas,” below! Available on all major streaming platforms.
Jerrett Franklin grew up in a small town. He moved to Nashville to pursue a music career. After writing for a few different artists in the area, he decided to branch out and give local music the spotlight. That is where the idea for Music On The Rox originated from. We are dedicated to shining a light on local music and giving a voice to those who aren’t being heard.