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Hunter Hayes Performed With Students at Corpus Christi School, Benefiting Labels For Education, Safeway and The Grammy Found.

Hunter Hayes Performed With Students at Corpus Christi School, Benefiting Labels For Education, Safeway and The Grammy Found.

HUNTER HAYES PERFORMED WITH STUDENTS AT CORPUS CHRISTI SCHOOL, BENEFITING LABELS FOR EDUCATION, SAFEWAY AND THE GRAMMY FOUNDATION®

Hunter Will Open for Carrie Underwood’s North American “Blown Away Tour”
NASHVILLE, TN- (May 9, 2012) – Monday, in honor of Labels for Education, Safeway and the GRAMMY Foundation®, Hunter Hayes made a special guest appearance to perform with seventh and eighth grade students at Corpus Christi School in Piedmont, CA. Labels for Education has developed a unique partnership with The GRAMMY Foundation® to help nourish the potential of children and support the social value of music education in schools and communities across the country. To show their support, Labels for Education and Safeway, a supporting Labels for Education retailer, awarded Corpus Christi School a special presentation and performance event with Hunter Hayes. Hayes performed a special set for students, and shared his experiences in the music industry, in hopes to teach students the importance of music in their lives.

Last week, superstar Carrie Underwood, announced on Good Morning America that she will be kicking off her North American “Blown Away Tour” starting in September and will be accompanied by special guest opening act, Hunter Hayes. As Carrie’s special guest, Hunter will be opening for all her North American dates; tickets go on sale May 11th. For more information, please visit www.HunterHayes.com.

Hunter Hayes, the multi-talented writer, musician, producer, and performer, is the only country artist to play every instrument, write/co-write every song, and co-produce his critically acclaimed self-titled debut album. As the 2012 ACM New Artist of the Year nominee, Hunter has been touring and performing live for decades, currently selling out venues across the US and Canada on his MOST WANTED headline tour. The Louisiana native has also shared the stage with Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Trace Adkins, Brad Paisley, and Hank Williams, Jr. He recently announced plans to tour with Carrie Underwood this fall on her 2012 "Blown Away" tour. This multi-instrumentalist continues to garner praise from fans and critics alike as he made his world-premiere national television debut on CBS’ Late Show with David Letterman and also performed with The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and on Good Morning America. His current hit "Wanted" is quickly climbing the radio charts and holds the unprecedented #1 slot for three weeks in a row on GAC's Top 20 Countdown. For more information on Hunter Hayes, please visit www.HunterHayes.com.

The GRAMMY Foundation® was established in 1989 to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of recorded music to American culture — from the artistic and technical legends of the past to the still unimagined musical breakthroughs of future generations of music professionals. The Foundation accomplishes this mission through programs and activities that engage the music industry and cultural community as well as the general public. The Foundation works in partnership year-round with its founder, The Recording Academy®, to bring national attention to important issues such as the value and impact of music and arts education and the urgency of preserving our rich cultural heritage. Campbell's Labels For Education program is proud to be the official education partner of the GRAMMY in the Schools® programs. For more information, please visit www.grammyintheschools.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, please like "GRAMMY in the Schools" on Facebook at www.facebook.com/grammyintheschools.

PHOTO (L to R): Scott Goldman (VP GRAMMY Foundation), Justin DeBenning (Customer Business Analyst, Campbell Soup Company), Whitney Yentsch (Customer Business Analyst, Campbell Soup Company), Jake Ellerbrock (Customer Business Manager- Food & Beverage, Campbell Soup Company), Hunter Hayes, Kris Brouhard (Category Director, Safeway), Tobby Gavino (Sr. Customer Business Manager- Soup, Campbell Soup Company), Diane Dobson (Director of Shopper Marketing, MARS Advertising), Daniel Wise (Tour Manager), Betsy McHugh (Manager, Martingale Ent.)

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