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New Merch Available Now!

Finally here – brand new David James shirts are available! Two exclusive classic logo-style T’s, in a wide variety of sizes. Make sure you head on over to the Merch page and grab your favourite today!

David James Nominated for 2016 Canadian Radio Music Award

David James has been nominated for a 2016 Canadian Radio Music Award for Best New Group Or Solo Artist: Country for his single “What We Weren’t Looking For.”

The 19th annual Canadian Radio Music Awards will take place on May 6th, 2016 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.

“Nominees include artists who have hit the Canadian charts for the first time and who have achieved top airplay in different formats based on radio “spins,” as recorded by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems (BDS) in 2015. Votes cast by program directors, music directors, and on-air personalities determine the winners.”
For more info about the awards, check out the full release here.

David James Releases New EP Songs About A Girl on March 11, 2016

New Single “Lonely Girl” To Be Released on March 8, 2016

Toronto, ON / Winnipeg, MB – February 11, 2016 – Canadian Country Music Awards® (CCMA®) 2014 Discovery Program Finalist David James (MDM Recordings Inc. / Universal Music Canada) is set to release his debut 6 song EP, Songs About A Girl on March 11, 2016.  Produced in collaboration with the industry’s premiere talents Darren Savard (Dallas Smith) and Carly Savard (One More Girl), with its bare honesty and refined musicality the EP is set to capture the hearts of fans. The EP features James’ new single “Lonely Girl”, which will be released to Canadian country radio on March 8, 2016.

Read the full press release here.

EP Release Coming Soon!

The much anticipated debut EP release from CCMA Discovery Award nominee, David James, will be coming in the first quarter of 2016. James has spent an ample amount of time down in Nashville and Vancouver writing and recording for this venture, and is extremely enthusiastic to share it with everyone. “After the success of the first two singles, I’m so excited to finally get to share this new music with everyone. This record has been a long time coming, but I really wanted to make sure that we got it right, and that it was authentically me.” Look for James’ debut EP in early spring.

‘What We Weren’t Looking For’ Video

Shot on set in Toronto, watch country music rising star David James perform his new single “What We Weren’t Looking For”…

A melodic love song, exploring the intoxicating surprise of an unexpected romance, watch the video here!


Toronto, ON; January 13, 2015 – We are extremely excited to announce the release of David James’ first single to country radio with his new label partner, MDM Recordings, will be released to radio on February 14th, 2015 (Valentine’s Day). In order to supplement our promotional strategy,, a video teaser has been released today to satiate the hype which has been building around the release of this song.

Says James, “We really took our time with this track. We massaged it over and over, and tried our hardest to be true to this song, because it’s such a beautiful, well-thought story. As a result, I believe so much in this song and think people will absolutely love. I just can’t wait to get out there and play it live for all the fans!”


Toronto, ON; August 14, 2014 – Effective immediately Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) 2014 Discovery Program Finalist David James is joining the “road fam”, signing with Canadian country music label and distributor MDM Recordings Inc. (MDM). A two-year licensing deal, MDM will work with James representing him throughout all territories worldwide with current MDM label activity including Canadian representation, with eventual expansion to Australia and Nashville, TN, USA.

Shares James, “This has been an incredible year! I am thrilled to be a Finalist in the CCMA Discovery Program, and now to join the MDM team is just another monumental moment. I am so proud to be part of the MDM “road fam” and cannot wait to celebrate in Edmonton!”

Winnipeg born and raised, James continues to tour with select dates across Canada this summer. He will be attending Country Music Week in Edmonton September 4 – 7, 2014, participating in numerous events including the CCMA Discovery Showcase on Thurs., Sept. 4 from 8:30pm – 11:00pm at the Shaw Conference Centre – Hall D (tickets for this exciting event are currently on sale) and walking the “green carpet”. James will also release new music in the fall of 2014