Artist Biography "Dallas Hendry Smith" is a Canadian rock and country singer-songwriter. He is best known as the lead vocalist for multi-platinum, alternative rock band Default. At the end of 2012, Mediabase named Dallas Smith the most played Canadian country act and number 8 overall at the format. In 2013, Smith was nominated for Male Artist of the Year, Single of the Year and Album of the Year by the Canadian Country Music Association.
Raised on the music of such country megastars as Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn and Reba McEntire, Dallas knew his path would ultimately lead him to Nashville. Especially when he discovered later, through Keith Urban and Rascal Flatts, that he could fuse his affection for guitar-driven rock with country storytelling.