Phil Barton moved to Nashville ten years ago from Sydney Australia,
His songs have been recorded by Country music superstars Lee Brice, Sara Evans, Eli Young Band, David Nail, Dustin Lynch, Cassadee Pope, Drake White, LoCash, High Valley, Jana Kramer, Seth Ennis, Mickey Guyton, Kristian Bush, Jay Allen, Morgan Evans, The Shires, and Bobby Bones and The Raging Idiots
He was awarded "Breakthrough Songwriter" of the year in the Music Row Awards in 2012 and had his first #1 Billboard song with the Lee Brice hit "A Woman Like You", the song went double platinum in the US, and won him a precious NSAI Award for "One of the Ten songs I Wish i'd Written" that year.
Currently has the new Locash single "Don't Get Better Than That" going up the US Billboard top 50 charts
Thirteen Top Ten singles to his credit in recent years on the Canadian Country Charts, with Gord Bamford, Chad Brownlee, Tim Hicks, The Washboard Union, Jess Moskaluke, High Valley, Meghan Patrick, Jojo Mason, Doc Walker, and Brett Kissell. His music has appeared in 2016 three times Oscar Nominated film "Sicario", and television shows like "Nashville" and video games like 'The Sims'
In 2016, he was recognized with the "Overseas Recognition Award' from APRA in Australia for his work abroad, and has had constant chart action in his homeland with artists such as Busby Marou, Missy Lancaster, Reigan Derry, Morgan Evans, The McClymonts, The Wolfe Brothers, Travis Collins, Jai Waitford and Amber Lawrence Before moving to the USA, he was a member of the two time ARIA Nominated Children's music band in Australia, "The Flower Pot Gang", and produced 87 Children's Records through ABC Records Australia.
Over his career he has had over 800 songs recorded on country, children's and pop records around the world.