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Trent Dabbs

Trent Dabbs American singer-songwriter

American singer-songwriter
Trent Dabbs
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Intro American singer-songwriter
Is Singer Songwriter
From United States of America
Type Music
Gender male
Birth Jackson, USA
Pop rock
The details


Trent Dabbs is an American singer-songwriter who was raised in Jackson, Mississippi and is based in Nashville for his professional career. As a solo artist, Dabbs has released eleven albums, including his latest album, Positano, as well as a self-titled collaboration album with Ashley Monroe since his move to Nashville. His songs have been played in several TV shows, including Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, One Tree Hill, Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars, Parenthood, American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance, and commercials for Crate & Barrel and Zales. He also co-produced and co-wrote many of the songs from Pure Country: Pure Heart.


In addition to Dabbs' career as a singer, he has also co-written several songs with other artists. Trent's songwriting credits include Ingrid Michaelson's Top 40 single, "Girls Chase Boys" released in February 2014, Kacey Musgraves' single, "High Horse" released in March 2018 and Coin's single "Growing Pains" released in 2018. He has written several songs that have been on ABC's Nashville including the songs "Undermine" and "Don't Put Dirt On My Grave Just Yet" that were both recorded by Hayden Panettiere and "Shine" that was recorded and released by Sam Palladio

Dabbs is also a co-founder of the musical collective Ten Out of Tenn, founded in 2005. In 2015, the collective celebrated its tenth anniversary, and sold out the Ryman Auditorium. In 2012, Trent released the debut album for his band, Sugar & The Hi Lows. He and his bandmate, solo artist, Amy Stroup also released a Holiday album, Snow Angel, in November 2012. The duo released its sophomore album, High Roller in June 2015.


Credits adapted from AllMusic.

Song Year Artist Album
"High Horse" 2018 Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour
Growing Pains 2018 COIN
Lovers On Display 2017 Natalie Hemby Puxico
"Time Honored Tradition" 2017 Natalie Hemby Puxico
"Return" 2017 Natalie Hemby Puxico
"Grand Restoration" 2017 Natalie Hemby Puxico
"Paranoia" 2017 Liza Anne Fine but Dying
"Closest To Me" 2017 Liza Anne Fine but Dying
Miss Prince 2017 Republican Hair
Jaywalking 2017 Republican Hair
"Say Me" 2017 David Archuleta Postcards in the Sky
"Other Things In Sight" 2017 David Archuleta Postcards in the Sky
"Numb" 2017 David Archuleta Postcards in the Sky
"Old Days" 2016 Ingrid Michaelson It Doesn't Have To Make Sense
"Wanted It That Way" 2016 Kree Harrison This Old Thing
"Loners" 2016 Arum Rae Loners
"Wasn't My Time" 2016 Arum Rae Loners
"Testifier" 2016 The Saint Johns Dead Of Night
"Caught Me Dyin" 2016 The Saint Johns Dead Of Night
"Slacker" 2016 Jillian Jacqueline Prime
"Finest Hour" 2016 Jillian Jacqueline Prime
"The One Thing I Did Right" 2016 Gabe Dixon Turns To Gold
"Better Luck Next Time" 2015 Kopecky Drug For The Modern Age
"Half Moon" 2015 Lindi Ortega Faded Gloryville
"Let It Rain" 2015 Mat Kearney Just Kids
"I'm Not Okay" 2015 Jill Andrews The War Inside
"Girls Chase Boys" 2014 Ingrid Michaelson Lights Out
"Time Machine" 2014 Ingrid Michaelson Lights Out
"Stick" 2014 Ingrid Michaelson Lights Out
"Open Hands" 2014 Ingrid Michaelson Lights Out
"Ready To Lose" 2014 Ingrid Michaelson Lights Out
"Everyone Is Gonna Love Me Now" 2014 Ingrid Michaelson Lights Out
"Don't Put Dirt On My Grave Just Yet" 2014 Hayden Panettiere Nashville Soundtrack
"Shine" 2013 Sam Palladio Nashville Soundtrack
"Undermine" 2012 Hayden Panettiere & Charles Esten Nashville Soundtrack
"Waves That Rolled You Under" 2013 Young Summer Fever Dream EP
"Fever Dream" 2013 Young Summer Fever Dream EP
"Why Try" 2013 Young Summer Fever Dream EP
"Taken" 2014 Young Summer Fever Dream EP
"Lifeline" 2009 Mat Kearney City of Black & White
"Last One Leaving" - Single 2012 Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown Example
"Add It Up" 2010 Andrew Belle The Ladder
"Look So Easy" 2010 Dave Barnes What We Want, What We Get
"Pop Gun" 2012 Erin McCarley Stadium Electric
"Oh My Darlin" 2011 Katie Herzig The Waking Sleep
"Holdin Us Back" - Single 2010 Katie Herzig
"Rain Or Shine" 2010 Matthew Perryman Jones The Distance In Between
"Out of Reach" 2009 Matthew Perryman Jones
"Just You" 2011 Amy Stroup The Other Side Of Love
"Chin Up" 2011 Amy Stroup The Other Side Of Love
"Come On Back" 2011 Amy Stroup The Other Side Of Love
"I'm In" 2011 Amy Stroup The Other Side Of Love
"On A Day Just Like Today" 2012 Gabe Dixon One Spark
"Shine" 2008 Ashley Monroe
"Everything I Wanted" 2008 Ashley Monroe
"Someday Our King Will Come" 2010 Natalie Grant Love Revolution
"Charmed Life" 2012 Joy Williams One of Those Days
"Turnaround" 2012 Joy Williams "Songs From This" - EP
"Golden Thread" 2012 Joy Williams "Songs From This" - EP
"We Are" 2012 Joy Williams We Are (Single)
"More Than I Asked For" 2009 Joy Williams More Than I Asked For
"10 Stories" 2009 Michelle Featherstone Blue Bike
"Where My Head Is" 2009 Andy Davis New History
"Believable Doubt" 2007 Andy Davis Let The Woman
"Keep Faith" 2008 Matt Wertz Under The Summer Sun
"Let Me Love You" 2008 Josh Wilson Trying To Fit The Ocean In A Cup


  • Quite Often (2004)
  • What's Golden Above Ground (2006)
  • Ashley Monroe and Trent Dabbs (2007)
  • Decade Fades (2008)
  • Your Side Now (2010) (Produced by Thomas Doeve)
  • Transition (2010) (Produced by Thomas Doeve)
  • Southerner (2011) (Produced by Jeremy Bose)
  • Future Like Snow (2012)
  • The Way We Look At Horses (2013)
  • Believer (2015)
  • The Optimist (2016)
  • Positano (2018)

TV Placements[5]


  • This Time Tomorrow


  • Keep Me Young

Grey's Anatomy

  • Your Side Now

Ghost Whisperer

  • Inside These Lines


  • Don't Put Dirt On My Grave Just Yet
  • Acting The Part
  • Ammunition
  • Undermine
  • Shine

One Tree Hill

  • Until You Won Me Over
  • Inside These Lines
  • Odds Of Being Alone
  • Look Back On
  • Same Way Twice
  • This Time Tomorrow
  • Take It All In
  • Follow Suit
  • Off We Go

Hawaii Five-0

  • Leave To See

Life Unexpected

  • Odds Of Being Alone

World Of Jenks

  • Odds Of Being Alone

The Chase

  • Call It What It Is

The Vampire Diaries

  • Counting Sleep
  • Last Kiss
  • Means To An End
  • Losing Ground
  • Wrap My Mind Around You

The Mountain

  • Yesterdays Apology

The OC

  • Love Goes

October Road

  • It's Not Like That
  • What's Golden Above Ground

The Hills

  • What's Golden Above Ground

Pretty Little Liars

  • Better Off Now
  • Counting Sleep
  • Stay By Me
  • Follow Suit
  • Turn Our Eyes Away
  • This Time Tomorrow
  • Where Fear Runs Through

Private Practice

  • This Time Tomorrow

So You Think You Can Dance

  • Inside These Lines


  • Odds of Being Alone


  • Come To Life


  • Better Off Now

Drop Dead Diva

  • I'm Not OK (cover version)

The Arrow

  • Vertigo


  • I'm not OK

Music videos

Year Video Director
2010 "Inside These Lines" Becky Fluke
2011 "Follow Suit"
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