Dave Barnes is a Nashville-based singer-songwriter (born June 20, 1978). There are strong elements of soul and R&B in Dave's new material, indicative of the diverse influences exerted on him during his childhood in the deep south. Here is some background information on Dave Barnes from the Mine To Love Songfacts: Barnes gained a lot of recognition after his song "God Gave Me You" became a hit single for Blake Shelton. Barnes' fifth album, Stories To Tell was his first release since his breakthrough. Read more on Last.fm Bio provided by Last.fm.