Amber Hayes

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Amber Hayes
Amber Hayes Photo.jpg
Background information
Born Weleetka, Oklahoma
Genres Country
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2009-present
Labels GMV Nashville

Amber Hayes is a traditional American country music singer/songwriter. In 2008, she was cast as Kathy Twitty in the Conway Twitty production, "Conway Twitty: The Man, The Music, The Legend...." [1][2] She was signed to FUNL Music in 2010 and released her debut album "C'mon" and video later that year.[3][4]

"C'mon" was the first of two singles off the album and went to 38 on the Music Row Country Breakout Chart.[5] "Wait" was the second single and was released in February and went to number 35 on the Music Row Country Breakout Chart."[6][7] premiered on Yallwire on May 13, 2011.[5][8][9]

"C'mon"'s album release party was held at the Station Inn and was broadcast on WSM 650AM in late 2010.[10][11]

Much of 2010 and 2011 was devoted to touring with label mate Ty Herndon and included international shows in China, Japan, and Sweden.[12]

In 2012, Hayes' music ("C'mon, Right As Rain', Always There For Me") appeared in the major motion picture and soundtrack for Cowgirls 'n Angels, which starred Bailee Madison, James Cromwell, Frankie Faison, among others. In addition to Hayes' music being featured in the movie, she had a minor part in the film, dueting with Lonestar's Richie McDonald during one the scenes.[13][14][15][16][17]

Also in 2012, Hayes' music, Wait, C'mon, Easy on Me' and Right As Rain appeared in the CW Network's Hart of Dixie which stars Rachel Bilson and Scott Porter.[18][19][20]

On October 22, 2012 Hayes' released "Any Day Is A Good Day" on GMV Nashville and A-OK Entertainment.[21][22]

In January 2013, Billboard Magazine named Hayes an "Artist to Watch" in 2013.[13][23][24]

In early 2013, she signed with noted booking agent Tony Conway of Conway Entertainment Group.[25]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details
C'mon
Any Day Is a Good Day
  • Release date: October 1, 2012
  • Label: A-OK Entertainment/GMV Nashville
  • Format: CD, music download

Singles[edit]

Year Single Album
2010 "C'mon" C'mon
2011 "Wait"
2012 "Any Day Is a Good Day" Any Day Is a Good Day

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2010 "C'mon" Carl Diebold
2011 "Wait" Steven Goldmann

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.theboot.com/2008/10/15/conway-twitty-comes-alive-in-new-musical
  2. ^ http://www.gactv.com/gac/nw_headlines/article/0,,GAC_26063_5938588,00.html
  3. ^ http://www.musicrow.com/2011/03/signing-news-from-ray-stevens-amber-hayes/
  4. ^ <http://digitalrodeo.com/news/funl-music-double-feature-event-showcases-artists-amber-hayes-ty-herndon
  5. ^ a b http://www.countryhound.com/amber-hayes-on-the-rise
  6. ^ http://www.roughstock.com/blog/new-artist-spotlight-amber-hayes
  7. ^ http://tasteofcountry.com/amber-hayes-wait/ The music video for "Wait"
  8. ^ http://digitalrodeo.com/news/new-single-amber-hayes-worth-%E2%80%9Cwait%E2%80%9D
  9. ^ http://www.amberhayesmusic.com/home/25-wait-music-video-to-world-premiere-on-yallwirecom-may-13
  10. ^ http://www.free-press-release.com/news-amber-hayes-celebrates-release-of-c-mon-with-legendary-650am-wsm-1283895499.html
  11. ^ <http://www.allaccess.com/net-news/archive/story/79489/amber-hayes-celebrates-debut-ep-release-with-wsm-a
  12. ^ http://www.allaccess.com/country/artist-info/q/id/2510/amber-hayes
  13. ^ a b http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/the-615/474162/615-spotlight-amber-hayes-any-day-is-a-good-day
  14. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1894561/fullcredits?ref_=tt_cl_sm#cast
  15. ^ http://blog.gactv.com/blog/2011/06/02/amber-hayes-to-star-in-cowgirls-n-angels/
  16. ^ <http://newsok.com/oklahoma-singer-amber-hayes-contributes-three-songs-to-the-movie-cowgirls-n-angels/article/3679608>
  17. ^ http://social.entertainment.msn.com/music/blogs/one-country-blogpost.aspx?post=98a7c849-ab1f-41c6-b72c-e4c05f8b3c20
  18. ^ http://www.misssouthtexas.org/2013-Entertainer---Amber-Hayes.html
  19. ^ http://www.allaccess.com/country/artist-info/q/id/3709/amber-hayes
  20. ^ http://musiccityencore.com/kelly-clarkson-uncle-kracker-amber-hayes-new-albums
  21. ^ http://www.roughstock.com/blog/independent-lens-amber-hayes-talks-any-day-is-a-good-day-and-dreams-coming-true
  22. ^ http://jbcultureshock.wordpress.com/2012/10/28/amber-hayes-through-the-grapevine-album-released/
  23. ^ http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/the-615/1484124/615-picks-10-artists-to-watch-in-2013
  24. ^ http://blog.gactv.com/blog/2013/01/16/billboards-top-10-country-americana-artists-to-watch-in-2013/
  25. ^ http://musicconnection.com/amber-hayes-signs-booking-agreement/
  26. ^ http://www.countryuniverse.net/2013/01/24/a-conversation-with-amber-hayes/