|Origin||Evans, Georgia, U.S.|
|Associated acts||Jack Ingram, Rodney Atkins, Rhett Akins, Tim McGraw. Jeff Bates, Blake Shelton|
Hayslip attended Evans High School near Augusta, Georgia where he was an All-State first baseman leading the Evans baseball team to the 1988 Georgia state championship. After graduation, Hayslip attended Georgia Southern University to play baseball where he was a member of the 1990 team that participated in the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. Hayslip graduated from Georgia Southern University in 1994. In the same year, Hayslip moved to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue a career in country music.
Hayslip has co-written many hit songs including "Put a Girl in It" by Brooks & Dunn, "Barefoot and Crazy" by Jack Ingram, "Gimmie That Girl" and "The Shape I'm In" by Joe Nichols, "Long, Slow Kisses" by Jeff Bates, "I'll Just Hold On", "All About Tonight" and "Honey Bee" by Blake Shelton, "All Over Me" by Josh Turner, "Farmer's Daughter" by Rodney Atkins, "Broken In" by Trent Willmon, "Summer Thing" by Troy Olsen and "Chicken and Biscuits" by Colt Ford. Hayslip also co-wrote Martina McBride's single "I'm Gonna Love You Through It", Luke Bryan's "I Don't Want This Night to End", Craig Morgan's "This Ole Boy", Jason Aldean's "The Only Way I Know" and "When She Says Baby", Chris Young's "I Can Take It from There", Jake Owen's "Anywhere with You", Justin Moore's "Point at You", Thomas Rhett's "It Goes Like This", Dustin Lynch's "Wild in Your Smile" and Craig Campbell's "Keep Them Kisses Comin'". Many were collaborations with fellow Georgia natives, Rhett Akins and Dallas Davidson. The trio of songwriters are known as The Peach Pickers. In April 2010, "Gimme That Girl" went to number one on the country music singles charts, the first Hayslip written song to do so. "All About Tonight", "All Over Me", "Honey Bee", "I Don't Want This Night to End" and "The Only Way I Know" all reached number one on the country music charts also.
Hayslip has won thirteen ASCAP awards for most played songs of the year. In 2006, he won for "Long, Slow Kisses" and in 2009 for "Put a Girl in It". in 2010 he won for "Barefoot And Crazy and "i'll Just Hold On" and in 2011, he won for "Gimmie That Girl", "All About Tonight", "All Over Me", "Farmers Daughter" and "The Shape I'm In". In 2012, he won awards for "This Ole Boy", "Honey Bee", "I Don't Want This Night To End" and "I'm Gonna Love You Through It" with "Honey Bee" being named ASCAP Song of the Year.
In 2011, 2013 and 2014, Hayslip received the CMA Triple Play Award for having three #1 songs in a twelve-month period. Hayslip was also name ASCAP'S 2011 and 2012 Songwriter of the Year.
In 2009, Hayslip had twenty-nine cuts by various artists.
|N/A||Troy Olsen||"Summer Thing"|
|2004||Jeff Bates||"Long, Slow Kisses"||Leave the Light On||Jeff Bates, Gordan Bradberry|
|2008||Brooks & Dunn||"Put a Girl in It"||Cowboy Town||Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson|
|2008||Trent Willmon||"Broken In"||Broken In||Rhett Atkins, Gary Lloyd|
|2009||Rodney Atkins||"Friends with Tractors"||It's America||Rhett Atkins, Dallas Davidson|
|"Farmer's Daughter"||Rhett Atkins, Marv Green|
|Luke Bryan||"Doin' My Thing"||Doin' My Thing||Rhett Atkins, Dallas Davidson|
|Jack Ingram||"Barefoot and Crazy"||Big Dreams & High Hopes||Rhett Atkins, Dallas Davidson|
|Joe Nichols||"Gimmie That Girl"||Old Things New||Rhett Atkins, Dallas Davidson|
|"The Shape I'm In"||Rhett Atkins, Dallas Davidson|
|Blake Shelton||"I'll Just Hold On"||Startin' Fires||Troy Olsen, Bryant Simpson|
|"Country Strong"||Rhett Atkins, Dallas Davidson|
|"Home Sweet Home"||Rhett Atkins, Dallas Davidson|
|2010||Colt Ford||"Chicken and Biscuits"||Chicken & Biscuits|
|Brantley Gilbert||"Kick It In the Sticks"||Halfway to Heaven||Brantley Gilbert, Rhett Atkins|
|Blake Shelton||"Can't Afford to Love You"||Hillbilly Bone"||Rhett Atkins, Jimmy Yeary|
|"All About Tonight"||All About Tonight||Rhett Atkins, Dallas Davidson|
|Josh Turner||"All Over Me"||Haywire||Rhett Atkins, Dallas Davidson|
|2011||Rodney Atkins||"Growing Up Like That"||Take a Back Road||Rodney Atkins, Tim Hewitt|
|Luke Bryan||"I Don't Want This Night to End"||Tailgates & Tanlines||Luke Bryan, Rhett Atkins, Dallas Davidson|
|Martina McBride||"I'm Gonna Love You Through It"||Eleven||Sonya Isaacs, Jimmy Yeary|
|Jake Owen||"Anywhere with You"||Barefoot Blue Jean Night||David Lee Murphy, Jimmy Yeary|
|Blake Shelton||"Honey Bee"||Red River Blue||Rhett Atkins|
|Chris Young||"I Can Take It from There"||Neon||Chris Young, Rhett Atkins|
|2012||Jason Aldean||"When She Says Baby"||Night Train||Rhett Atkins|
|"The Only Way I Know"|
|Colt Ford||"Way to Early"||"Declaration of Independence||Colt Ford|
|Dustin Lynch||"Wild in Your Smile"||Dustin Lynch||Rhett Atkins, Marv Green|
|Tim McGraw||"Touchdown Jesus"||Emotional Traffic||Rhett Atkins, Dallas Davidson|
|Craig Morgan||"This Ole Boy"||This Ole Boy||Rhett Atkns, Dallas Davidson|
|Josh Turner||"Watcha Reckon"||Punching Bag||Josh Turner|
|"Left Hand Man"|
|2013||Luke Bryan||"Suntan City"||Spring Break...Here to Party||Luke Bryan, Rhett Atkins, Dallas Davidson|
|"Dirt Road Diary"||Crash My Party||Rhett Atkins, Dallas Davidson|
|Craig Campbell||"Keep Them Kisses Comin'"||Never Regret||Dallas Davidson|
|Scotty McCreery||"Roll Your Window Down"||See You Tonight||Rhett Atkins, Dallas Davidson|
|Justin Moore||"Point at You"||Off the Beaten Path||Ross Copperman, Rhett Atkins|
|Thomas Rhett||"It Goes Like This"||It Goes Like This||Thomas Rhett, Jimmy Robbins|
|Blake Shelton||"Ten Times Crazier"||Based on a True Story…||Rhett Atkins, Marv Green|
|"I Found Someone"||Rhett Atkins|
|2014||Jason Aldean||"Sweet Little Somethin'"||Old Boots, New Dirt||David Lee Murphy, Marv Green|
|"I Took It With Me"||David Lee Murphy|
|Luke Bryan||"Night One"||Spring Break 6...Like We Ain't Ever||Luke Bryan, Rhett Atkins, Ashley Gorley|
|Brantley Gilbert||"17 Again"||Just as I Am||Brantley Gilbert, Rhett Atkins|
|"Small Town Throwdown"||Brantley Gilbert, Rhett Atkins, Dallas Davidson|
|Dustin Lynch||"Mind Reader"||Where It's At||Rhett Atkins|
|Tim McGraw||"Dust"||Sundown Heaven Town||Rhett Atkins, Rodney Clawson|
|Blake Shelton||"I Need My Girl"||Bringing Back the Sunshine||Rhett Atkins, Ross Copperman|
|2015||Reba McEntire||"Going Out Like That"||TBA||Rhett Akins, Jason Sellers|
He married his wife, Melissa, in 1997. They have three children, Tarver, Camden and Knox. They live in Lebanon, TN.
- "Evans High baseball champ followed his dreams"
- "Bryan finds voice matures with fatherhood"
- http://www.evans88.org/class_profile.cfm?member_id=331796 Ben Hayslip, Evans, GA
- "Joe Nichols Reaps Rewards of Hit Single and Sobriety"
- Conaway, Alanna (8 April 2010). "Colt Ford, 'Chicken and Biscuits' – Story Behind the Lyrics". The Boot. Archived from the original on 17 April 2010. Retrieved 23 April 2010.
- "For Rhett Akins, life is good"
- "Jesus, Take the Wheel" Tops ASCAP Awards"
- "2009 winners". ASCAP. Retrieved April 23, 2010.
- "Joe Nichols, Peach Pickers Celebrate Another Hit, 'Gimmie That Girl'"