Hunter Hayes: “Storyline” Debuts at No. 1! (@HunterHayes)

STORYLINECOVERART_zpsecee8ab2Four-time GRAMMY-nominated artist and GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record-holder, Hunter Hayes, released his new album Storyline to much critical acclaim, debuting at No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart and No. 1 on Soundscan’s Overall Digital Album Chart with nearly 70,000 albums sold in the first week. The Associated Press exclaimed that “Hayes impresses on his second album,” while Rolling Stone, People Magazine and The Los Angeles Times all awarded the album 3 stars, also getting an ‘A rating’ from Country WeeklyNewsday noted “At a time when so many similar-sounding bros are dominating country radio, Hunter Hayes stands out… [with] emotional, inspirational anthems and tender love songs delivered in a sweeter, higher register that makes all his songs sound distinctive. The best new artist Grammy nominee seems poised to make it pay off. Hayes takes Storyline to a new plateau.”

Last week, Hunter also impressively broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record for “Most Concerts Played in Multiple Cities in 24 hours” teaming up with ConAgra Foods for the 24 Hour Road Race To End Child Hunger. The historic event, which was recently featured on Nightlinebegan in Times Square at Good Morning America and culminated with Hunter receiving the official plaque at Philadelphia’s Trocadero upon completing 10 shows in 10 cities in 24 hours. The previous record was held by the Flaming Lips with only 8 shows. Throughout the Hunter Hayes 24-Hour Road Race to End Child Hunger, fans across the country entered more than 42,000 codes in the two day period. As a result, the ConAgra Foods’ Child Hunger Ends Here program will donate 42,000 meals to Feeding America, the leading domestic hunger-relief organization.

Hunter will wrap his “We’re Not Invisible Tour,” presented in part by ConAgra Foods’ Child Hunger Ends Here program, at the end of this month. Dates listed below.

“We’re Not Invisible Tour” Dates

May 29            Augusta, GA                           James Brown Arena

May 30            Pensacola, FL                         Pensacola Bay Center

May 31            Estero, FL                               Germain Arena

Four-time GRAMMY nominated artist, Hunter Hayes, is a multi-talented performer, musician, producer, and writer. His critically acclaimed Atlantic Records self-titled album garnered three consecutive No. 1 singles, selling over eight million singles to date while the album itself has been certified platinum by the R.I.A.A. The highly anticipated follow-up, Storyline, was released May 6 via Atlantic Records and features his current Top 20 single “Invisible.” His most recent Grammy nomination for Best Country Solo Performance for his No. 1 single “I Want Crazy” marks his fourth Grammy nomination off his debut release. Hunter is currently featured as one of Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30” and has played over 500 dates since 2011. The Louisiana native has headlined sold out venues across the US and Canada and recently wrapped the sold out CMT on Tour: Hunter Hayes’ Let’s Be Crazy tour this past fall. For more information, visit www.hunterhayes.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hunterhayes and follow Hunter on Twitter http://twitter.com/hunterhayes.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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