It took award-winning music producer Hayden James one song to become a sound of the Australian summer. His soulful hit single ‘Something About You’, released in the heat of December 2014 by tastemaker label Future Classic, lit up the pop music scene, gained Gold Certification in Australia and is now counting over 212 million streams.
Today the artist’s electronic pop music infused with emotive vocals has gained critical acclaim and hooked a global audience on his sounds and storytelling. With multiple Platinum-certified hits, sold out shows worldwide, and a collection that has amassed over half a billion streams, Hayden James’ music is now essential for every season.
Following the impactful release of ‘Something About You’, Hayden James, who often draws inspiration for his music from his own relationships, played sold out venues across Australia, Europe and the US while co-writing and producing tracks for critically-acclaimed musician Katy Perry. October 2017 marked the release of ‘Numb’. The track, featuring an emotive base line and velvety vocals from Australian singer songwriter GRAACE, scored a Platinum certification in Australia and came in at #32 on Triple J’s Hottest 100. This kicked off a massive headline tour of North America and attracted more media interest, with Hayden’s interviews drawing fans to his easy-going nature and sense of humour as well as his music.
Splendour in the Grass 2019 saw the unveiling of his brand new live show, the product of Hayden’s well-known determination to deliver beyond expectations. The unique production is a sensory experience for fans, featuring squares emanating light that builds in intensity and depth, immersing the audience with every performance and adding to Hayden’s already commanding stage presence and strong connection with his crowds. The well-received visual feast and new music enthralled fans on a World Tour in the second half 2019 as Hayden James headlined festivals and played sold out shows across North America and Europe. This success led to an ARIA Nomination for Best Male Artist, further recognition of the musician’s song writing skills from outside the dance scene.
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Today, one of Australia’s most adored producers, Hayden James announces his forthcoming sophomore album, LIFTED to be released on April 8 via Future Classic. Accompanying the news, the house-connoisseur shares his latest single, “Hold Tight”.…Read More
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