Hunter Hayes was a star at a very young age. The Breaux Bridge, La. singer appeared with Hank Williams, Jr. and chatted up Rosie O’Donnell before he left elementary school. He even played for President Bill Clinton at the age of seven! In 2008, he moved to Nashville to pursue country music and quickly found success writing songs for groups like Rascal Flatts. Within two years, he’d sign a record deal, and one year after that (Oct. 2011) Hayes released his self-titled, major label debut. ‘Hunter Hayes’ produced two No. 1 hits, including the triple-Platinum smash ‘Wanted,’ which went on to be nominated for several major awards.
Birthday: September 9, 1991
Top Songs: 'Wanted,' 'I Want Crazy'
Fun Fact: Actor Robert Duvall gave Hunter his first guitar!
Hunter Hayes' fans have given him the win over Olivia Lane in the Showdown. The young star's devoted legions turned out in droves to vote for him, moving him along to another round in which he'll face a challenge from Corey Smith.
We already know that the genre's biggest stars hang out together, like Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean, who go fishing regularly. But in addition to their peers, country artists also spend time with celebrities from other walks, like acting.
"Gonna party like we just turned 21," Hunter Hayes sings in "21." And the accompanying music video shows just that — the 23-year-old singer having a blast with a few friends, in front of a green screen.
Newcomer Olivia Lane's fans had a busy weekend. The "You Part 2" singer's faithful woke up early and stayed up late to make sure her song knocked the new song from Cam out of the ToC Showdown. Her next battle against an established hitmaker may prove t
Wheels are up, and they're off! Lady Antebellum's Wheels Up tour has officially taken flight, and it's going to be one heck of a summer for the trio and their guest openers. The group touched down for a night of fun at Michigan's Energy Theater last Friday (June 19), and Taste of Country was there for the party.
One of country’s most accomplished young stars, Hunter Hayes, has hit yet another milestone this week, as his new single '21' hit radio stations around the country and became the most-added song to country radio libraries this week with 94 stations bringing the song into rotation.
Even though the CMT Awards are a little more casual of an awards show, that doesn't stop our favorite country stars from dressing in their very best. Country's finest showed up to the awards Wednesday night (June 10) looking country sexy -- but some looked a little better than others.
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