David Hodges
American musician
David Hodges
David Hodges is a songwriter, producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist from Little Rock, Arkansas who has sold over 50 million records. He is well known for being a member of the band Evanescence, which he left in 2002. He has also been part of the bands Trading Yesterday, The Age of Information, Avox, and David Hodges solo.
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Terror fears keep toxic plants hidden from public
Fox News - over 3 years
Until the local fertilizer company in West, Texas, blew up last month and demolished scores of homes, many in that town of 2,800 didn't know what chemicals were stored alongside the railroad tracks or how dangerous they were. Even rescue workers didn't know what they were up against. "We never thought of an explosive potential," said Dr. George Smith, the EMS director who responded to the factory fire by running to a nearby nursing home to prepare for a possible chemical spill. Firefighters feared that tanks of liquid ammonia would rupture. But while they hosed down those tanks to keep them cool, a different chemical — a few tons of ammonium nitrate — exploded with the force of a small earthquake. Smith and his colleagues should have known that ammonium nitrate was also a significant hazard. Neighbors should have known, too. Around the country, hundreds of buildings like the one in West store some type of ammonium nitrate. ...
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Cheryl Cole, Sam Sparro, Aiden Grimshaw + More: 5 Must-Hear Pop Songs Of The Week
MTV News - almost 5 years
It's Tuesday! Time for another round of "5 Must-Hear Pop Songs of the Week"! And for the most part this week, we're crying! Well, not everyone -- Cheryl Cole is dancing. But otherwise, everyone on the Top 5 is very mad, sad or both of these things. Also, more boys than girls are represented for the first time in maybe ever! What a strange and thrilling turn of events. Read on for the debut of an "X Factor" finalist, power-pop defiance from my favorite member of Danity Kane, and heartbreak, Swedish style. 1.) Cheryl Cole, "Call My Name" It's been a dark, lonely three years since Girls Aloud announced their hiatus back in late 2009. Rations are low. Morale is down. Life got cold. The only thing keeping us alive through the tough winter months -- aside from the occasional tweet or two in between members -- is when we're blessed with another Aloud solo effort to pass the time. Last week, Aloud chanteuse, former "X Factor U.K." judge/funny-face maker and most beautiful woman in t ...
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Johns Creek Teen Found Alive, Safe
Alpharetta-Milton Patch - almost 5 years
UPDATE: At midnight Sunday, the Johns Creek Police Department confirmed reports that Davis Hodge was found alive and safe. Davis Hodge, a 16-year-old Johns Creek High student who had been missing since Thursday morning, has been found alive, safe and in physically good condition, according to the Find Davis Hodge Facebook page that was created Sunday afternoon. "Davis has been located and is physically well. The police department at his location has been in contact with the Johns Creek PD and is arranging for his return," said a post at around 11:15 p.m. Sunday night. According to one poster who said he was in contact with the family, Hodge was found about five hours away from Atlanta. The news came after the community came together via the page, which by Sunday evening had more than 1,000 followers, and through theTwitter hashtag #FindDavisHodge to plan searches, post fliers and pray. Hundreds of fliers were posted throughout Johns Creek and Georgia. Johns Creek P ...
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Forest, Vanguard play to scoreless tie in fall classic - Ocala
Google News - over 5 years
Vanguard's Alex Castaneda shuffled the deck, while Forest's David Hodges played it straight. In the end, the results were identical as the two rivals played to a scoreless tie over two quarters of varsity action Thursday night at
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Weekend thorough - Montreal Mirror
Google News - over 5 years
Host David Hodges brings the heat even further West the next night at Hudson's Chateau du Lac (460 Main), where he and his band the Honest Gentlemen mix it up with the inspired goofballism of local electro-rap combo Commodore 84
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Storm threat moves up preseason football games - Ocala
Google News - over 5 years
“We really appreciate (FHS athletic director Jody) Phillips and (FHS head coach David) Hodges, his team, his coaching staff and the Forest Booster Club for helping make the MFOA Field Clinic a success. “I received good feedback from all the officials I
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Wildcats hoping for playoffs for first time since 2004 - Ocala
Google News - over 5 years
David Hodges BEST CASE: Those always-tough Forest teams that show up in non-district grudge games against Vanguard and North Marion will surface in key district games and the Wildcats — with both the talent and resources to be a perennial playoff team
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Forest feeling optimistic about offense - Ocala
Google News - over 5 years
Fifth-year coach David Hodges is optimistic about the chances for Forest High's offense this season. By Andy Marks If Forest is going to succeed this season, the Wildcats' offense will serve as the foundation — at least in the early going
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… Golf tournament results - Gaston Gazette
Google News - over 5 years
Two other teams shot 57s – the team of Rick Hodges, David Hodges, Mark Forbes and Don Walser and the team of Curtis Williams, Ron Reeger, Steve Absher and Greg Dunner. Closest to the pin winners were David Hodges (No. 2), Scott Goode (No
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Dream to put animals within reach of children grows for Berthoud couple - Longmont Daily Times-Call
Google News - over 5 years
Shawna and David Hodges spend that every year to share their dream -- a 5-acre ranchette dedicated to free animal therapy for children with special needs and their families. They named the project Downs on the Farm because their second of two children,
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Trinity, North Marion set to kick off season Sept. 2 - Ocala
Google News - over 5 years
30): There's no rest for the Wildcats and head coach David Hodges, who must shake off a taxing district slate for one week with a crosstown trip to Trinity Catholic. This match-up, like that of the Celtics and Colts, is one many folks around the county
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New Image & Video of Ted Danson on CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION - The Daily BLAM
Google News - over 5 years
Jim Brass , the former chief, now assigned to Homicide; Dr. Albert Robbins , the ever-professional medical examiner and his assistant, David Phillips; and David Hodges and Wendy Simms, lab technicians with specialties in trace and foreign-substance
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Records of Alvin Brown's donations to political campaigns falsely identify him ... - Florida Times-Union
Google News - over 5 years
“We've got a guy now [as mayor] who is a pretender,” said David Hodges, who brought that complaint Thursday and filed a separate claim with the state Commission on Ethics. Through a spokesman, Brown acknowledged making 16 donations, dated from 2005 to
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David Hodges: Rehabilitation - Red Bluff Daily News
Google News - over 5 years
I'm writing in regards to the Tehama County court system. AKA the good ole boy mentality. Our prisons are over flowing and yet Tehama County continues to send addicts to prison. Why? Being an addict myself, I have asked for help and was told by my own
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CD review: David Cook 'This Loud Morning' - NewsOK.com
Google News - over 5 years
The former, which he penned with bandmate Neal Tiemann and Evanescence's David Hodges, chimingly offers sleep as an escape from life's problems. The latter presents the prospect of awaking to face the day, with Cook and Hodges delving into a much
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David Cook's 'This Loud Morning': Track by track - USA Today
Google News - over 5 years
Circadian (Writers: David Cook, David Hodges, Neal Tiemann). Everything you know is wrong. At least, it might be. Even as it opens with a chiming melodic pattern like that of a disjointed music box, the track David chose to open his new album seems to
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of David Hodges
    THIRTIES
  • 2015
    Age 36
    In 2015, he co-wrote The Girl You Think I Am with Carrie Underwood.
    More Details Hide Details The song was released on her new album Storyteller which was the #2 album in the US the same week the 5 Seconds of Summer album was released, which took the #1 spot. David co-wrote and produced a song on 5 Seconds of Summer's sophomore album. The song, "Jet Black Heart," was released in August 2015 in anticipation for the album "Sounds Good Feels Good" street date in October, and it quickly became a single. David has released songs with and is working on music for Keith Urban, Gavin DeGraw, Christina Aguilera, Tim McGraw, Phillip Phillips, Blake Shelton, Dan + Shay, Hey Violet, Tonight Alive, Steven Tyler, Molly Kate Kestner, Hunter Hayes, Josh Groban and more. David Hodges is published by Kobalt for the world, and managed by Lucas Keller at Milk & Honey.
  • 2012
    Age 33
    2012 also marked the end of Hodges' seven-year publishing relationship with EMI as the company was bought by Sony ATV.
    More Details Hide Details Later that year, Hodges signed with Kobalt and started his own publishing joint-venture with them called Third and Verse. The first writer signed to Third and Verse was writer/producer Steven Solomon. Third and Verse has gone on to sign Gabe Dixon, Cameron Walker, Jake Scott, David Ryan Harris, and others. The company's success ranges from placements in films and commercials to cuts in multiple genres including pop, country, and rock. In August 2013, David's single with Carrie Underwood entitled "See You Again" went to #1 at country radio. The song was certified gold and is part of her multi-platinum album "Blown Away." David also wrote Colbie Caillat's "When The Darkness Comes" for Sony Screen Gem's film The Mortal Instruments. In October 2014, David also helped in writing the song "Faith" with musician and author Lacey Sturm for her album "Life Screams".
    Additionally in 2012, Hodges began writing with Tonic frontman Emerson Hart for Hart's solo record Beauty in Disrepair.
    More Details Hide Details Hodges produced the album and co-wrote many songs including "The Best That I Can Give" and "Hurricane."
    Starting in March 2012, Hodges co-produced Avril Lavigne's self-titled album with friend and Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger.
    More Details Hide Details The album's first single "Here's to Never Growing Up" has sold over 2 million copies worldwide and is certified platinum in the US. In addition to "Here's to Never Growing Up", Hodges also helped write the album's other singles "Rock N Roll", "Let Me Go" featuring Chad Kroeger, and "Hello Kitty", which have all had success in various international markets.
  • 2011
    Age 32
    By late 2011, Hodges was back in with Christina Perri to write for the hit Twilight film Breaking Dawn.
    More Details Hide Details The song A Thousand Years went on to sell over 6 million copies worldwide and the soundtrack that was certified gold.
    Also in 2011, Hodges and songwriting partner Steven Solomon wrote many songs together with Tristan Prettyman for her Capitol Record's album Cedar and Gold.
    More Details Hide Details He also wrote "The Woman I Love" with Jason Mraz which was released on his album Love is a Four Letter Word.
  • 2010
    Age 31
    Additionally in 2010, Hodges wrote with Carrie Underwood and Hillary Lindsey, this time for the end title song in the latest Chronicles of Narnia film. The song was called "There's a Place for Us," and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for best original song in a motion picture. In May 2011, Christina Perri released her debut album Lovestrong.
    More Details Hide Details Hodges helped produce and co-wrote many songs on the album, including singles "Arms" and "Distance" featuring Jason Mraz. That summer, Hodges' song "Stitch by Stitch" was performed on the 1st season of The Voice by winner Javier Colon as his first single along with "As Long As We Got Love" featuring Natasha Bedingfield as Colon's second single. Stitch by Stitch immediately went to #1 on the iTunes pop charts.
    In fall of 2010, Hodges released a new project with longtime friend John Campbell entitled Avox.
    More Details Hide Details The album The Fragile World is a collection of symphonic and electronic instrumental tracks. In October 2011, Hodges released an album entitled Kings & Thieves with the band Arrows to Athens, composed of Hodges and guitarist Steven Solomon.
    Hodges took home BMI pop awards for both "Crush" and "What About Now" in 2010.
    More Details Hide Details Hodges also co-wrote "Open Up Your Eyes" and "Supernatural" with Daughtry for their sophomore album "Leave this Town." That record went on to sell over a million copies. After Reba McEntire's "Because of You" duet, Hodges' next step into country music was with Carrie Underwood when he co-wrote "What Can I Say" with her for her third album "Play On," which went to #1 on the Country Billboard Charts and sold over 2 million copies. Hodges also co-wrote gold certified pop hit "Wanted" for Jessie James, along with "Circadian," "Hard To Believe," and "Rapid Eye Movement" for David Cook's sophomore record "This Loud Morning."
  • TWENTIES
  • 2008
    Age 29
    In 2008, Hodges had a hit as writer and producer for American Idol season seven runner up David Archuleta for his song "Crush."
    More Details Hide Details The song reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. Hodges also wrote the single "What About Now" on Daughtry's debut album, which sold over 5 million copies to date.
    In July 2008, it was announced that Hodges had been signed by Warner Bros.
    More Details Hide Details Records as a solo artist. With Warner, The Rising EP was released digitally on August 11, 2009.
  • 2007
    Age 28
    In 2007 he worked with Celine Dion (“This Time”) and the Backstreet Boys (“Something That I Already Know”).
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    Clarkson's sophomore album sold more than 12 million copies and Hodges' work was awarded the 2007 BMI Song of the Year. "Because of You" went on to be covered by Reba McEntire & Clarkson for McEntire's duets album Reba: Duets.
    More Details Hide Details Clarkson's version was a Billboard Top 40 #1, and Reba's duet version peaked at #2 on the Hot Country Songs, garnering Hodges BMI Pop and Country Awards respectively.
    In August 2007, after parting ways with Epic, Hodges and McMorran started a new band called The Age of Information with collaborators Josh Dunahoo and Will Hunt.
    More Details Hide Details The band evolved from the acoustic sound of Trading Yesterday to something more electronic. The EP Everything is Broken was released on September 11, 2007. While busy working on his own music, Hodges was also writing and producing songs for various artists. Hodges worked with artist Kelly Clarkson along with former Evanescence bandmate Ben Moody on songs from her album Breakaway ("Because of You" and "Addicted").
  • 2004
    Age 25
    The band, which consisted of Hodges (vocals, guitar and keyboard/piano), Colbert (drums) and Steven McMorran (bass), released a demo CD called The Beauty and the Tragedy on May 15, 2004.
    More Details Hide Details Within weeks, they signed a record deal with Epic Records and moved to Los Angeles, California to record their major label album. The album was finished during the first half of 2005 and the single "One Day" was released on the soundtrack to the movie Stealth. In 2006, Trading Yesterday parted ways with Epic Records and the album, tentatively titled More Than This, was shelved. After six years, More Than This was independently released in September 2011.
    In 2004, Hodges took home two Grammy awards with the band for Best Hard Rock Performance and Best New Artist.
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  • 2003
    Age 24
    Billboard 2003 - Evanescence - New Group Artist of the Year Billboard 2003 - Evanescence - Soundtrack Single of the Year Grammy 2004 - Evanescence - Best New Artist Grammy 2004 - Evanescence - Best Hard Rock Performance Grammy 2005 (nomination) - Evanescence - Best Pop Performance BMI Pop Award 2005 - Evanescence - "Bring Me To Life" BMI Pop Award 2006 - Evanescence - "My Immortal" BMI Pop Award 2007 - Kelly Clarkson - "Because of You" - Song of the Year BMI Country Award 2008 - Reba McEntire - "Because of You" BMI Pop Award 2010 - David Archuleta - "Crush" BMI Pop Award 2010 - Daughtry - "What About Now" BMI Pop Award 2013 - Christina Perri - "A Thousand Years" Golden Globe Award nomination - Carrie Underwood - "There's a Place For Us"
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    After the Evanescence album Fallen was completed, Hodges left the band. Back in Little Rock, he started a band in 2003 called Trading Yesterday.
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  • 1999
    Age 20
    Hodges joined Evanescence in late 1999 and made their Origin demo CD and their debut album, Fallen, with bandmates Amy Lee and Ben Moody.
    More Details Hide Details The band's first single, "Bring Me to Life," went to #1 on multiple charts, including the Billboard Top 40, and catapulted the band into an international spotlight. Fallen was certified platinum within weeks of its release in March 2003 and has gone on to sell over 16 million copies worldwide.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1978
    Born
    Born on December 5, 1978.
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