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How Hunter Hayes Scored a GRAMMY Debut for New Single ‘Invisible’

“The GRAMMYs actually heard the song and they stepped up right beside me, saying, ‘Hey, we hear you. We get it. We’re with you.”

01/27/2014

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Behind the Song: Hunter Hayes’ ‘I Want Crazy’

“‘Crazy’ was just my way of saying, ‘That’s real love. When you feel like you’ve gone crazy. That’s when you’ve actually gotten something right.’”

01/16/2014

Jason Mraz (L) and Hunter Hayes (photo credits: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for T.J. Martell Foundation, Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for BMI)

Jason Mraz Says Hunter Hayes Duet Came Out of Chance Meeting

“We talked about collaborating, he emailed me a song he was in the process of working on, I lent my two cents, all by email. Then a couple of months later, we found ourselves appearing on each other’s stages.”

11/08/2013

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Hunter Hayes Teams Up with Jason Mraz in ‘Everybody’s Got Somebody But Me’ Video

In the Shane Drake-directed clip, Hayes and Mraz are featured in a park sitting solo on benches as everyone around them is coupled up.

10/30/2013

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Hunter Hayes On Revisiting His Debut With ‘Encore’ & Dueting With Ashley Monroe

“Putting [the songs] on this record helped me keep the evolution of what’s going on right now without moving ahead too quickly and rushing into the next record,” he said.

06/21/2013

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Hunter Hayes Makes Acting Debut In New Video For ‘I Want Crazy’

“Maybe distance is a good thing,” Hunter Hayes‘ pretend girlfriend says to him over the phone at the start of his new music video for “I Want Crazy.” “I’ve heard people say that,” Hayes responds. […]

05/01/2013

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Three Things We Learned About Hunter Hayes From His ‘Esquire’ Interview

In a profile that runs in the May, 2013 issue of Esquire, Hunter Hayes reveals a few things about himself, his musical preferences, and his background. He also sits for a picture in a parking lot, playing guitar and wearing […]

04/24/2013

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Hunter Hayes Talks Taking It All In At His First GRAMMYs Experience

Hunter Hayes made his first ever trip to the GRAMMYs and he talked about the wild experience backstage with Damon and Gina.

02/13/2013

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LIVE On The Red Carpet: Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Kimbra & Carly Rae Jepsen

The GRAMMYs are officially underway, but Karson and Kennedy from Mix 104.1 in Boston have been busy for hours critiquing the red carpet. Of course, they found a few looks that caught their eyes. Rihanna went for old school glamour […]

02/10/2013

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Hunter Hayes Promises To Live Tweet The GRAMMYs

“I’ll probably Tweet about who I’m most excited to meet once I meet them and take a picture,” Hayes said. “I gotta have my moment. I have to freak out. I gotta see somebody and […]

02/08/2013

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REWIND: Picking The Best New Artist

How do the GRAMMYs do it? It’s hard enough to narrow it down to only five choices every year, but then they have to vote only one as THE best new artist for an entire […]

02/05/2013

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GRAMMYs® Add Bruno Mars, Sting and Rihanna Collaboration

Billed as a special performance, the Recording Academy announced today, Monday, February 4, that previously announced performer Rihanna will join Bruno Mars and Sting for a special performance on the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards. No […]

02/04/2013

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Hunter Hayes: GRAMMY® Winners Playlist

When it comes to GRAMMY-winning songs from years past, what are your favorites? We asked that very question to some of today’s biggest and brightest musicians, and got some fantastic GRAMMY-winner playlists in return. Blake Shelton made […]

01/22/2013

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The Lumineers Discuss GRAMMY Nominations And Dream Collaborations

When The Lumineers attended the GRAMMY Nominations concert last month in Nashville there were a few clues that led them to believe they might receive a nomination. “We were at the nominations ceremony and we […]

01/18/2013

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Behind The Song: Hunter Hayes “Wanted”

Hunter Hayes‘ GRAMMY nominated song “Wanted” began simply as a way to tell a girl he was interested. “‘Wanted’ is very much a love letter. It was written basically just to tell a girl how […]

01/16/2013

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Celebrate The 2013 GRAMMY Nominees With Upcoming Album

Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson and the guys of fun. are all teaming up for a brand new GRAMMY compilation album. In honor of the upcoming awards show the Recording Academy is releasing a 22-track record […]

01/08/2013

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10 Artists We Want To Hear On Lady Gaga’s ARTPOP

While rumors have been swirling about another Lady Gaga/Beyonce collaboration we couldn’t help but think of artists we’d like to see on Mother Monster’s upcoming album. Though she’s surely busy putting the final touches on […]

01/04/2013

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Hunter Hayes Resolves To Stay True To Himself In 2013

Last year was a huge year for Hunter Hayes. He received three GRAMMY nominations including Best New Artist, Best Country Solo Performance for his single “Wanted,” and Best Country Album for his very first major […]

01/03/2013

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Hunter Hayes Played 32 Instruments On GRAMMY Nominated Album

Hunter Hayes wrote, produced and played every instrument on each of the 12 tracks on his GRAMMY nominated album. His debut record, he discussed the process with Mix 105.1/Orlando. “On the record we ended up […]

01/02/2013

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12 Albums From 2012 You May Have Missed: Part 1

Whether you’ve heard their song on the radio this year for the first time or they just got nominated as Best New Artist at the GRAMMY nominations concert, here’s some albums you should give a listen to.

12/18/2012

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Hunter Hayes Shares His Favorite Holiday Song

“I love what I do. Music is what I live for but everything that has happened to me is nothing if you can’t share it with the people you love.”

12/11/2012

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Hunter Hayes Celebrates GRAMMY Noms & Releases Video

“‘Somebody’s Heartbreak’ is kind of the sequel to ‘Wanted,'” the Best New Artist nominee revealed about his new single.

12/07/2012

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Hunter Hayes, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church Among Top Country GRAMMY Nominees

The long list of country nominees also included Taylor Swift, Ronnie Dunn, country supergroup The Time Jumpers, the Eli Young Band, Dierks Bentley, Zac Brown, and Jamey Johnson.

12/06/2012

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fun. Dominates Grammy Nominations

Cliches be damned, it was a fun. night at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert on CBS, with the band performing and getting nominations in all four major categories.

12/05/2012

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Dierks Bentley & The Band Perry Added To GRAMMY Noms Concert

The Who and Hunter Hays are also scheduled to perform during the live television special airing on CBS, December 5 at 10PM.

12/04/2012

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New Music To Know: Hunter Hayes

Country singer Hunter Hayes will perform at the ‘Grammy Nominations Concert — LIVE!’ airing on CBS, December 5 at 10PM EST.

11/30/2012

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Hunter Hayes’ Love Letter Turns Into A Radio Single

“‘Wanted’ is very much a love letter. It was written basically to tell a girl how I felt about her. It didn’t actually work but I’m okay with that.”

11/16/2012

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Carrie Underwood Extends Blown Away Tour Into 2013

The new set of shows begins in Colorado Springs. Carrie got a bit ‘blown away’ herself today, too–find out why.

10/29/2012

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Hurricane Playlist: 10 Songs To Get You Through The Storm

If Sandy’s got you stuck inside, here’s 10 tracks to keep you occupied.

10/29/2012

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