Hunter Easton Hayes is an American country music singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He can play more than 30 instruments and is signed to Atlantic Records Nashville. Hayes released his self-titled debut album in 2011. Hayes' commercial success and his talent both as a songwriter and instrumentalist has prompted Billboard to call him the Leader of Country Music's Youth Revolution. He has been nominated for five Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist and won the Country Music Association Award for New Artist of the Year in 2012, along with three BMI Awards.