Hayden James

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Hayden James
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James performing in 2018
Background information
BornSydney, New South Wales, Australia
GenresHouse
Occupation(s)DJ · songwriter · record producer
Years active2013–present
LabelsFuture Classic
Websitehaydenjamesmusic.com

Hayden James is an Australian DJ, songwriter and record producer from Sydney. He is signed to the Future Classic label.

Career[edit]

2013-present: Between Us[edit]

James released his first single "Permission to Love" in June 2013 with remixes from label mates Touch Sensitive and Charles Murdoch.

His debut EP, Hayden James was released on 30 August 2013. Since then, James has supported Disclosure and Odesza on their US and Australian tours. He has also played at major Australian music festivals Splendour in the Grass and Groovin The Moo.

His single "Something About You" was released in December 2014 and was certified gold in Australia and has been streamed over 68 million times.

In June 2016, James released "Just a Lover" which received an ARIA nomination for Best Dance Release and was followed by a national tour with producer Dena Amy as a support.

In 2016-17, James toured across Europe and North America and co-wrote a number of tracks for Katy Perry's Witness album, as well as working on his own debut studio album.[1] "Numb" featuring Graace was released in October 2017.

In May 2019, James announced he would release his debut studio album Between Us on 14 June 2019.[2]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions
AUS
[3]
Between Us
  • Released: 14 June 2019
  • Label: Future Classic
  • Format: CD, digital download, streaming, vinyl
9

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions
Title Details Peak chart positions
AUS
AIR

[4]
Hayden James 17

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certification Album
AUS
[5]
AUS
AIR

[6]
FRA
[7]
GER
ITA
[8]
NZ
Hot

[9]
"Permission to Love"[10] 2013 7 Hayden James
"Embrace"[11]
"Something About You" 2014 46 4 39 90 50 Non-album singles
"Just a Lover" 2016
"Numb"
(featuring Graace)
2017 48 2 Between Us
"Just Friends"
(featuring Boy Matthews)
2018 26 [A]
"Better Together"
(featuring Running Touch)
63 22
"Nowhere to Go"
(with Naations)
2019 26
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released.

Notes

  1. ^ "Just Friends" did not enter the NZ Top 40 Singles Chart or the NZ Hot Singles Chart, but peaked at number five on the NZ Heatseeker Singles Chart.[14]

Other charted songs[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
NZ
Hot

[16]
"Favours"
(featuring Nat Dunn)
2019 23 Between Us

Awards[edit]

ARIA Music Awards[edit]

The ARIA Music Awards are a set of annual awards ceremonies, which recognises excellence, innovation, and achievement across all genres of Australian music. James has received three nominations.[17][18][19]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2015 "Something About You" Best Dance Release Nominated
2016 "Just a Lover" Nominated
2019 Between Us Best Male Artist Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HAYDEN JAMES Returns With New Single "Numb" Feat. GRAACE". Anmplify. 8 October 2017. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  2. ^ Fuamoli, Sose (2 May 2019). "First Spin: Hayden James gives an insight into his long-awaited debut album with 'Nowhere To Go'". Triple J. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  3. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. 24 June 2019. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Independent Label Singles Charts w/c 09 September 2013". air.org.au. 9 September 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  5. ^ Peaks in Australia:
  6. ^ AIR peaks for Hayden James:
  7. ^ "Hayden James discography". lescharts.com. Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  8. ^ "Hayden James discography". italiancharts.com. Retrieved 28 May 2015.
  9. ^ "NZ Hot Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 12 November 2018. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  10. ^ "iTunes Music – Permission To Love". iTunes Australia. July 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  11. ^ "iTunes Music – Embrace". iTunes Australia. 20 September 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  12. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2015 Singles". ARIA. 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  13. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2018 Singles". ARIA. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  14. ^ "NZ Heatseeker Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 7 May 2018. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  15. ^ "ARIA Chart Watch #492". auspOp. 29 September 2018. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  16. ^ "NZ Hot Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 24 June 2019. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  17. ^ "ARIA Awards Search Results - Hayden James". ARIA Awards. ARIA Awards. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  18. ^ "ARIA Awards: 2019 ARIA Awards Nominated Artists Revealed". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). 10 October 2019. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  19. ^ "2019 ARIA Award Winners Announced". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). 27 November 2019. Retrieved 29 November 2019.