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Hunter Hayes "Wanted" Takes Home Top Honor at 2013 BMI Awards

Hunter Hayes "Wanted" Takes Home Top Honor at 2013 BMI Awards

Award-winning artist, Hunter Hayes, won BMI’s coveted "Song of the Year” award for his multi-week No. 1 hit “Wanted” at last night’s BMI Awards. The song was co-written by Hunter and Troy Verges and produced by Hunter and Dann Huff. "Wanted" garnered more than one million performances in 2012 alone, making it one of the most-performed songs of the year. The multi-platinum record was also nominated for a GRAMMY Award in the “Best Country Solo Performance” category this year and is one of the top 10 selling country songs of 2013 selling over three million singles to date. Hayes is currently on CMT On Tour: Hunter Hayes’ Let’s Be Crazy Tour in support of his platinum selling debut album, Hunter Hayes (Encore), with dates through December.

Multiple GRAMMY nominated artist, Hunter Hayes, is a multi-talented performer, musician, producer, and writer. His critically acclaimed Atlantic Records self-titled album has already garnered three consecutive No. 1 singles, selling over seven million singles to date while the album itself was recently certified platinum by the R.I.A.A. His current single, “Everybody’s Got Somebody but Me” featuring Jason Mraz, is off his critically acclaimed album, Hunter Hayes (Encore). Hunter has played over 500 dates since 2011. He has headlined sold out venues across the US and Canada and is currently on the CMT On Tour: Hunter Hayes’ Let’s Be Crazy tour with 24 dates in 21 cities which kicked off on October 10th. The Louisiana native has also shared the stage with Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Trace Adkins, Brad Paisley, Hank Williams, Jr. and most recently, Stevie Wonder.

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