Haley performing at Taste of Dallas in 2007
|Birth name||Benjamin Cas Haley|
December 27, 1980 |
Paris, Texas, United States
|Labels||Cartel Records (2008-2010)
Easy Star (2010-present)
|Associated acts||Woodbelly, Josh Heinrichs|
In June 2009, it was announced that Haley & former Jah Roots lead singer, Josh Heinrichs, would release Favorites, a collection of modern and classic reggae favorites redone by Haley and Heinrichs. Announced to be released in late summer 2009 by Big Karma Records, the album was postponed due to producer Jim Slaton's unexpected death from a heart attack in August 2009. The album was mastered by Rob Fraboni.
In December 2009, Haley joined the Jamaican reggae artist Tanya Stephens to sing on a cover of "Wolfman's Brother" for the Phish reggae tribute album Dub Like An Antelope - Legends of reggae celebrate Phish. The album was released December 14, 2009.
In June 2010, Haley toured Hawaii with Josh Heinrichs playing shows on Oahu & The Big Island. While on tour they appeared on several local radio programs and the television morning news portion of Hawaii News Now.
On June 3, 2010, Easy Star Records announced that they would be releasing Haley's follow up album, Connection, on September 14, 2010. "Connection" was released as scheduled and debuted at #2 on Billboard's Top 200 Best Selling Reggae Albums.
Haley is married to Cassie Black and has a son named Eben and a daughter named Nolah. He lived in Arlington, Texas previously, but has moved back to a small community outside of Paris, Texas.
America's Got Talent
|Week||Theme||Song choice||Original artist||Result|
|Audition||Chicago||"Walking on the Moon"||The Police||Advanced|
|Vegas Verdicts||N/A||"Living for the City"||Stevie Wonder||Advanced|
|Top 20||Group 2||"Higher and Higher"||Jackie Wilson||Advanced|
|Top 10||N/A||"Bring it on Home to Me"||Sam Cooke||Advanced|
|Top 8||Heroes||"Easy"||Lionel Richie||Advanced|
|Top 4||Judges' Choice
|"Can't Help Falling in Love"
|Finale||Duets||"Red Red Wine"||Neil Diamond||Runner Up|
|Year End Reggae|
|2013||La Si Dah
|"—" denotes the album did not chart.|
|"—" denotes the single did not chart.|
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- Cas Haley's Official Site
- Cas Haley's Myspace
- Easy Star Records
- Cas Haley's Management
- Woodbelly's Myspace
- Woodbelly's Official Site
- Official America's Got Talent bio, including links to several of his performances