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Dallas Smith Signs WW Deal With Big Loud Records

Canadian country singer, songwriter Dallas Smith has signed a global record deal with Big Loud Records, the integrated Nashville-b

Dallas Smith Signs WW Deal With Big Loud Records

By David Farrell

Canadian country singer, songwriter Dallas Smith has signed a global record deal with Big Loud Records, the integrated Nashville-based powerhouse music entertainment firm that has achieved success with acts that include Florida Georgia Line, Chris Lane and Morgan Wallen.


Smith has consistently proved himself to be a blue chip hitmaker, with 11 No. 1 hits on Canadian Country radio, earning him multiple Juno and Canadian Country Music awards and strong box-office appeal.

Over the years he has recordings have appeared on 604 Records, Big Loud Mountain Records, and Republic Nashville. His third album, Side Effects, set a record as the first album by a Canadian hat act to produce four number-one singles.

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Smith will release new material on Local Hay Records, a boutique imprint headed by Smith and record producer Scott Cooke that is described as a joint venture with Big Loud Records.

In a statement, Big Loud co-founder and in-house producer Joey Moi said, “Dallas is a day-one guy for me in what is truly an incomparable musical union and friendship that spans more than two decades.”

Continuing: “With new music ahead that truly has no borders, I can only imagine what Dallas will achieve in the years to come and know for certain it’s a freight train that we all want to be on.”

Smith is also under the wing of Big Loud Management.

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