Nashville independent music publisher Dan Hodges Music, LLC. launched it’s Australian branch, DHM Endeavour in 2015.  Since inception the Australian publishing entity has enjoyed success with hit songs and major cuts with various Australian country artists including;


  • “My Breakup Anthem” – Caitlyn Shadbolt current single ABC Records
  • “Still Got You” – Karin Page  current single Toyota Starmaker
  • “Firefly Summer” – Kaylen’s Rain #1 Official Australian Airplay & #1 CMC
  • “Pieces” – Kaylee Bell/Jared Porter #1 Airplay and NZ Country Song of the Year 2015
  • “Disposable” – Tori Darke #1 iTunes Country, #2 Airplay, #8 CMC
  • “Heart First” – Kaylee Bell #1 NZ Top 5 iTunes Country  Aussie iTunes Country Chart
  • “Quit You” – Victoria Avenue #1 iTunes Country
  • “When She’s Drinkin” – Mickey Pye #1 Aussie iTunes Country
  • “Rope” – Rachael Fahim #3 iTunes Country
  • “Say It” – Rachael Fahim #1 iTunes Country
  • “Something Bout A Girl” – Cameron Scott #1 NZ iTunes Country
  • “Wherever You Are” – Karin Page – #27 Official Australian Country Chart
  • “Thank You For Cheating On Me” – Dianna Corcoran AICM Single of the Year 2010
  • “Levis” – Hurricane Fall – Top 4 iTunes Country Australia

Album cuts

  • “He’s The Trouble” – Christie Lamb’s album “All She Wrote” Top 5 ARIA Country Chart
  • “Boomerang” and “I Get Back Up” – Christie Lamb’s album “Loaded” ABC Records
  • “Shifting Sand” and “Right Now” –Travis Collins album “Hard Light” ABC Records
  • “Emergency Landing” and “Alright Alright Alright” – Amber Lawrence album “Happy Ever After”
  • “Quicksand”-  Jason Owen album “Proud” Universal
  • “That Could Still Be Us” – Keith Urban album Ripcord #1 Aria Album Chart, Platinum Album

The first signing for DHM Endeavour was Toyota Starmaker winner and artist Jared Porter to an exclusive songwriting agreement in partnership with Dog Whistle Music.  In addition to his own album, Jared has also written songs recorded by major Australian Country artists including Kaylen’s Rain #1 Fireflie Summer, Travis Collins album cut “Shifting Sand,” Karin Page’s current single “Still Got You” and Caitlyn Shadbolt’s new single “My Breakup Anthem”.  DHM Endeavour also represents writers and catalogs for the Nashville Market for song placement and cowrites.  Australian Country Superstar Troy Cassar Daley is among the growing roster of clients.  Dan has been a judge for the Tamworth Country Music Festival’s Toyota Starmaker contest from 2015-2017.  In addition to publishing and catalog representation, Dan is an accomplished producer.  In the U.S. he produced Josh Kelley’s 2014 XM radio hit “Mandolin Rain” and in 2016 produced Victoria Avenue’s #1 “Available” for the Australian market.  He is currently producing Aussie newcomer Cassidy Gaiter’s debut EP due late 2017.