Singer/songwriter Dallas Davidson has been arrested over a bar brawl.

The country star, who has penned hits including Start a Band and Honky Tonk Badonkadonk, was held by cops in Nashville, Tennessee in the early hours of Thursday (10Jul14).

He was arrested and later booked for disorderly conduct and public intoxication, according to Tmz.com.

Davidson was due to be released by police later on Thursday.