Davis Mallory is a Nashville based recording artist & DJ, SESAC songwriter, Armada vocalist, Delecta Records Spotlight Artist represented by AMAX Talent, and former cast on MTV's The Real World: Denver. Davis Mallory's debut EP LOUD is available on Spotify, Apple and Amazon!
Born and raised in Marietta, GA, Davis grew up in a musical family singing in his church choir. His uncle John Mallory is a songwriter who has written songs recorded by Amy Grant, Sixpence None the Richer and Wynona Judd. His uncle Chaz Corzine is an artist manager who managed many artists including Amy Grant, Joy Williams of The Civil Wars and currently manages Christian recording artist Michael W. Smith. It was obvious Davis would pursue a career in music, yet the result is a storied and eclectic career.
Throughout high school Davis sang in an a cappella group which spawned Dove-award winning artist Kristian Stanfill, singer-songwriter Sean McConnell (signed to Rounder Records), and Ryan Horne (whose music is featured on ABC's Nashville & Sons of Anarchy). After graduating college pre-medicine from Stetson University, Davis auditioned and was casted on MTV's The Real World: Denver. He later starred on the subsequent MTV Challenges: The Inferno 3, The Duel 2 and Rivals. This lead Davis into a role as the music correspondent for MTV's NewNowNext.com where he interviewed artists, created playlists & reviewed live shows. Davis took a turn into the business side of the music industry by working as the A&R & Marketing coordinator for Universal Music Group's Astralwerks Records on the campaigns of David Guetta, Swedish House Mafia, Empire of the Sun, Kylie Minogue and others. Davis attended Dubspot School of Electronic Music studying DJing & audio production, and began DJing throughout New York - his debut was at the legendary nightclub Pacha. Already having an intriguing story to tell, Davis gave a TED Talk on his path out of Reality TV and into the music industry.
Davis moved to Nashville, TN to sharpen his songwriting skills and to record original music. Throughout 2013-2016 Davis wrote over 180 songs writing with notable songwriters & artists including: Parson James (Kygo's "Stole the Show"), Roger Murrah (BMI Songwriter of the Decade), Robert Ellis-Orrall (producer of Taylor Swift's debut album), Scot Sax (Grammy-winning songwriter for Faith Hill & Tim McGraw's "Like We Never Loved At All"), Matraca Berg (3-time Grammy nominated songwriter), Raquel Cole (Canada CMA Discovery Award Artist), Thom Scuyler (songwriter for Kenny Rogers, LeAnn Rimes), Bonnie Bishop (Thirty Tigers recording artist) and others. In 2014 Davis' friend and co-star on MTV's The Duel II Diem Brown passed away from ovarian cancer. In her honor Davis wrote and recorded the tribute song: “Beautiful Girls (Diem Brown's Song)”featured in People Magazine, US Weekly, E! News & MTV News.
Davis released an original holiday song "Box it Up" co-written with Clayton Jones: lead singer of The Madison Letter and produced by Josh Sudduth: member of Relient K. "Box It Up" became the most played holiday song in What's In Store Music's retail radio with over 500,000 spins in 2016 holiday season.
Davis next released "Anyone Would Know" a love song stemming from a journal entry, co-written with the same songwriters of "Beautiful Girls (Diem's Song)" (Ben Goldsmith and Tori Tullier). Swedish DJ/Producer John Dahlback heard the track and released a new version on his 2017 EP Color in My heart. John has notably worked with Lady Gaga, Swedish House Mafia & Avicii and his version can be heard here: "Anyone Would Know" signed to Armada Records.
On January 20, 2017 Miami based producer Landis teamed up with Davis Mallory for the song "Loud" signed to Grammy nominated French producer Cedric Gervais' record label Delecta, co-written by Davis Mallory, Mitchell Rose, & Timothy Ryssemus. Also in January 2017, American Idol's Matt Giraud released the song "Faded" co-written with Davis Mallory, produced by KELLR, featuring rapper July 3-0. On Valentine's Day 2017, Davis released the lead single from his debut EP LOUD titled "Under Your Spell" produced by KELLR. French producer duo Vorden released "Because of Love (feat Davis Mallory)" on which premiered on YourEDM in April 2017.
Davis' released his debut EP LOUD on July 7, 2017 paired with 3 versions of the title track "Loud": Landis - Loud (feat Davis Mallory), Loud (BPT Remix) and the original "Loud" produced by Ricca Vita & J. Hanna paired with a video by Derrick Lipschitz. The EP includes "Ocean Blue" co-written with Lockwood Barr (Nashville Music Industry's Best Live Performer Awardee) produced by Brazilian duo Paulo Ventura & RDR; "Be Without You" featuring co-writer Bridget Caldwell, produced by Philly-based Sean Myers (who has worked with NERVO & Cheat Codes); "Distance" co-written with Bay Brooks from The Voice: Team Blake Shelton, "Not That Far Away" produced by Jon Santana; "Help!" produced by Turkish producer KKM Kaan, "Because of Love" produced by Vorden and the new version of "Anyone Would Know" by John Dahlback.
You can order LOUD now on Apple Music or stream on Spotify and Amazon