Recording artist DK Davis first made his mark on the music scene with his #1 video, “I Fought the Law (and the Law Won”). It was featured on TNN’s Video Country as well as numerous international broadcast stations worldwide.
DK’s Billboard charting success in the 80s opened the door for him to work with such artists as Tyrone Davis, Little Richard, The Drifters, Del Shannon, Gary Puckett, The Buckinghams, The Crystals, Lou Christie, Jerry Butler and Fabian, just to name a few. DK also toured county and state fairs performing on live radio broadcasts for Chicago’s WGN. Recording in Chicago, Los Angeles and Nashville, and drawing on the considerable talents in those cities, his new recordings bring a breath of fresh air to the constantly changing music scene. Backed by a traditional rhythm section (with a full string section on ballads), DK’s use of brass adds a punch to his sound.
Now—DK Davis embarks on the next phase of his evolving career to bring his unique sounds of combining conventional elements with the influences of country swing, rock ‘n’ roll, rhythm and blues and rockabilly. He has worked with such diverse songwriters as Gary Puckett, Jim Peterik (of “Eye of the Tiger” fame), mainstream Nashville tunesmiths Byron Hill and Paul Dolman, and with Emmy-winning songwriter Ed Tossing.
DK’s music has seen great success over the last few years. In 2017, he garnered “Comeback Artist of the Year” and in 2018 was named “Entertainer of the Year,” by the Independent Music Network. He has had twelve #1 Country singles and was awarded both a Gold and Platinum record from Warner UK. DK has charted alongside esteemed musicians such as Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, Elton John and Tim McGraw. Recently, DK’s latest record crossed onto the AC100, AC Top 40 and topped six different trade radio charts. DK’s on-stage energy, enthusiasm and charisma combine to give his audience a dynamic performance. With him continually releasing new music and his distinctive sound, DK Davis is poised to join the ranks of the superstars in recording, radio, television and on the concert stage.