Country music’s breakthrough artist, Hunter Hayes, brought home the 2012 CMA Award for New Artist of the Year at last night’s CMA Awards, marking his first ever CMA Awards win. Along with the exciting first win, Hunter also performed his No. 1 Platinum hit single “Wanted” to fans and supporters.
Warner Music Nashville artists set to perform and present at tonight's 46th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, TN.
Both Blake Shelton and Hunter Hayes are performing during the awards ceremony. Blake will join the Willie Nelson Tribute, while Hunter will play his recent #1 hit single "Wanted." Jana Kramer will join Jake Owen to present the award for Duo of the Year.
Hunter Hayes will continue on as the opening act for Carrie Underwood's critically acclaimed "Blown Away Tour" in 2013 with 40 new dates added around the country. The 2013 tour dates kick off February 13 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Tickets will be available for the 2013 dates in select markets beginning Friday, Nov. 2; check local venues for exact on sale date information.
Atlantic recording artist and recently announced 2012 CMA New Artist of the Year nominee, Hunter Hayes is celebrating another career first this week as his current single “Wanted” races all the way to the top of the charts. The now No. 1 single is also his first to receive Platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) selling over 1 million copies. “Wanted” is Hunter’s second single off his self-titled debut album, Hunter Hayes, and is also Top 20 all genres on iTunes digital charts.
Atlantic recording artist Hunter Hayes was awarded the “Choice Male Country Artist” Award last night at the Teen Choice Awards, marking his first ever award win. “This is unbelievable,” said Hayes. He added, “So stoked to win my first award and to know it was FAN voted makes it so much more awesome!! The fans are awesome. Thank you guys! Thank you so much! WE DID IT!!!”
Hayes’ Top 20 Hit “Wanted,” the latest single off of his debut album Hunter Hayes, was recently certified Gold by the RIAA. Hayes will perform “Wanted” tomorrow on The Talk on CBS at 2 PM ET / 1 PM PT/CT.
Hunter Will Perform “Wanted” On The Talk July 24th On CBS
NASHVILLE, TN – (June 29, 2012) – Multiple nominated debut Artist, Hunter Hayes, earned Gold certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for his current single “Wanted,” which marks a career first. “Wanted” is his second single off of his Atlantic Records self – titled debut album, Hunter Hayes. His first single, “Storm Warning” is nearing Gold certification as well. To date, Hunter has sold a combined total of over 1 million digital singles.
NASHVILLE, TN – (June 27, 2012) – Hunter Hayes will join The Flaming Lips in their quest to break the Guinness World Records title for the Most Live Concerts In 24 Hours (Multiple Cities) during the groundbreaking and Webby Award winning O Music Awards, live at Benny’s Boom Boom Room in Hattiesburg, MS this Thursday, June 28th at 7:30 AM, ET/ 6:30 AM, CT. Hayes is one of several emerging artists invited to join The Flaming Lips during a 24 hour whirlwind tour, beginning in Memphis, TN and ending in New Orleans, LA.
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