Hunter Hayes Garners Six Academy of Country Music Award Nominations

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Hunter Hayes Garners Six Academy of Country Music Award Nominations

Following an exceptional Media Blitz leading into the GRAMMY's, including performances on the GRAMMY telecast, The View and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Hunter Hayes continues his celebration with six Academy of Country Music Awards nominations, the second most nominated artist this year. This marks his first nominations in the "Song of the Year" (Artist and Composer), "Single Record of the Year" (Artist and Producer) and "Video of the Year" categories.

In response to hearing of his six nominations, Hunter said, "I really feel like I'm part of the family now. It's such an honor to have the most amazing fans and now this incredible country music community thinks my music is worthy of these nominations. With 'Wanted' being nominated for a GRAMMY and now the ACMs it blows my mind, what a way to kick off the year!!"

Hunter's current single, "Somebody's Heartbreak," jumped into the Top 10 this week on the country radio charts and currently awaits Gold Certification by the RIAA with more than 500,000 in sales. After 70 weeks, Hunter Hayes' Atlantic Records self-titled debut reemerges into the Top 5 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and No. 2 on iTunes Country Chart.

Hunter Hayes is a multi-talented songwriter, musician, producer, and performer. He is currently nominated for six Academy of Country Music Awards, including nods as a Songwriter and Producer on his No. 1 single, "Wanted," which has also been certified double platinum. Hunter is a three-time GRAMMY award nominee and is CMA's reining "New Artist of the Year," Hunter has been touring and performing live for decades. He has played to sold out venues across the US and Canada on his MOST WANTED headline tour and is currently touring with Carrie Underwood on her "Blown Away 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. 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, has performed with The Roots Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and also performed on Good Morning America, The Ellen Degeneres Show, The View and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Other recent accomplishments include his first single, "Storm Warning," being certified Gold, and his multi-platinum single "Wanted" now Top 20 and Top 15 on Hot AC and Top 40.




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