LISTEN: Dalton Dover Releases Buzzworthy New Track, ‘Hear About A Girl’

Country newcomer Dalton Dover continues to turn heads with the release of his new song, “Hear About A Girl.”   The…


Lauren Jo Black

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June 3, 2022


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Dalton Dover; Photo by Jason Myers

Country newcomer Dalton Dover continues to turn heads with the release of his new song, “Hear About A Girl.”  

The fast-rising country star released the Adam Craig, Michael Carter and Jim McCormick-penned tune on Friday (June 3), just days ahead of his official CMA Fest debut. 

Dalton Dover; Photo by Jason Myers
Dalton Dover; Photo by Jason Myers

Throughout the song, Dover croons over a girl who stopped him in his tracks and made him want to be a better man, however, in an unfortunate turn of events, their relationship goes south and he finds himself turning to alcohol with hopes to drown his sorrows.  

“And then you hear about a girl you can’t get off your mind/ Drinking by yourself just trying to find/ A little bit of hope in the 90 proof/ That you’ll get over her ’cause she’s over you/ Yeah, you’ll hear about a girl that changed your life/ Just by saying hello, then saying goodbye/ You’d sure love to be throwin’ ’em back without a care in the world/ But you’ll hear about a girl,” the Georgia native sings on the chorus. 

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Dover, who was recently featured as a Country Next artist and named a Spotify Hot Country 2022 Artist to Watch, has continued to build his fan base via social media, with nearly 500,000 followers on TikTok.  

“This ride so far has been crazy,” Dover said. “Everything I’ve worked for my entire life is happening right before my eyes, and I’ll forever be grateful to everyone for listening, sharing and duetting the music and to the Country community for giving this ole boy from Georgia a real shot. I’m so thankful for each of you. Here’s to dreams coming true, some kick-ass shows and new music!”

“Hear About A Girl” follows Dover’s independently released songs, ”You Got A Small Town” and “Baby I Am.”

Dover will perform at CMA Fest on Friday, June 10 on the Chevy Vibes Stage at 12:30 PM CT. The 23-year-old will also take the stage at Spotify House at Ole Red on Thursday, June 9.

Additionally, Dover will join Luke Combs at The Bootleggers’ Tailgate Party presented by Whiskey Jam on July 30 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.