Hunter Hayes’s Success Story
In 2012, Hunter Hayes was named the “Best New Artist” by Country Music Association because of his undying devotion to music. Ever since he decided to dedicate his life to music, he hasn’t had any outside hobbies. In his world, there are no days off, and the best part is that he loves it that way. About it, he said; “For me, it is always going to be just music, it is my place, it is my ‘thing’”. Hunter Hayes showed interest in music when he was in his early teens. At the age of thirteen, he was seen at the stage of “America’s Most Talented Kid”, performing Hey Good Lookin’.
He moved to Tennessee, looking for better opportunities. That is when he joined Universal Music Publishing Record as a songwriter. His first big song was Rascal Flatt’s Play. After that, he signed a contract with Atlantic Records and starting recording his debut album. He continued to perform live as a solo artist as well as in collaboration with fellow artists. In October of 2011, Hayes’s self titled record hit the market and within less than a year, was certified Gold by RIAA. Since then, Hayes has been nomination for three Grammy Awards and has won several others, including “Artist of the Year” CMT Award. Recently, he has released Invisible, the title track of his upcoming album to critical acclaim. The album is due to be released in May. He is also hitting the road for a long trek in support of his music this summer.
Danielle Bradbery & Dan + Shay
On Hunter Hayes’s upcoming We’re Not Invisible Tour, he will be joined by two supporting acts, Danielle Bradbery and Dan + Shay. Just out of her sweet sixteen, Danielle is a rising country music star, who has managed to charm her way to mainstream with her soulful music and sweet vocals. She made it to number one on iTunes “Country Singles Chart”. This made her the youngest star to peak at an iTunes chart. Her mentor is Blake Shelton, one of the finest country music artists of the day. Hailing from Nashville, Dan + Shay is a country music duo that became a kind of a sensation in the country music radio scene. Their debut single, 19 You + Me was played at every radio channel when it hit the market. Currently, the band is signed to the Warner Bros. Records and plans to release its debut studio record later this year.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Stop
During his extensive tour, Hunter Hayes plans to make a stop at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo as well. Rodeo Houston is considered as the world’s biggest live entertainment as well as livestock exhibit, and features some of the finest country music stars every year. Hayes’s performance at the event will be on 15th March. It will take place at the Reliant Stadium.