Hayden James

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Hayden James
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James performing in 2018
Background information
Born Sydney
Origin Sydney, Australia
Genres House
Occupation(s)
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Years active 2013–present
Labels Future Classic
Website haydenjamesmusic.com

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

Career[edit]

2013-present[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.

Across 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.

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications
AUS AUS
AIR

[2]
Hayden James 2013 17

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certification Album
AUS
[3]
AUS
AIR

[4]
FR
[5]
GER
ITA
[6]
NZ
Heat.

[7]
"Permission to Love"[8] 2013 7 Hayden James
"Embrace"[9]
"Something About You" 2014 46 4 39 90 50 Non-album single
"Just a Lover" 2016
"Numb" (featuring Graace)[11] 2017 48 2
"Just Friends" (featuring Boy Matthews) 2018 26
[13]
5

Awards[edit]

ARIA Music Awards[edit]

The ARIA Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony that recognises excellence, innovation, and achievement across all genres of Australian music. James has received 2 nominations.[14]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2015 "Something About You" Best Dance Release Nominated
2016 "Just a Lover" Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HAYDEN JAMES Returns With New Single "Numb" Feat. GRAACE". Anmplify. 8 October 2017. Retrieved 21 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "Independent Label Singles Charts w/c 09 September 2013". air.org.au. 9 September 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. 16 February 2015. Archived from the original on 13 February 2015. Retrieved 13 February 2015. 
  4. ^ AIR peaks for Hayden James:
  5. ^ "Hayden James discography". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 April 2015. 
  6. ^ "Hayden James discography". italiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "NZ Heatseeker Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 7 May 2018. Retrieved 4 May 2018. 
  8. ^ "iTunes Music – Permission To Love". iTunes Australia. July 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
  9. ^ "iTunes Music – Embrace". iTunes Australia. 20 September 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2015. 
  10. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2015 Singles". ARIA. 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2018. 
  11. ^ "NUMB (feat. GRAACE) – Single by Hayden James". iTunes Australia. Retrieved 7 October 2017. 
  12. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2018 Singles". ARIA. Retrieved 5 May 2018. 
  13. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. 18 June 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2018. 
  14. ^ "ARIA Awards Search Results - Hayden James". ARIA Awards. ARIA Awards. Retrieved 5 April 2018.