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Jay Hayden, is a self-contained American-recording artist, songwriter and producer from Washington, D.C.  His debut album “Love Counseling,” led to his single “No Where,” charting the Billboard top 100s (2010). Hayden has since performed with and/or collaborated with a myriad of artists such as Tank, Miguel, Marsha Ambrosius, DJ Luke Nasty, Fat Trel, DJ Kool, Ginuwine, Melanie Fiona, Raheem Devaughn, Ashford & Simpson etc.

His accomplishments include production placements in TV series-Orange is the New Black, Grace and Frankie (Netflix), Survivor's Remorse (Starz), Mixology (ABC), Mindy Project (FOX), Up All Night (NBC), VH1’s-Basketball Wives, Love and Hip-Hop etc. Hayden scored music for Magic Johnson’s-Magic in the Making (Aspire TV)(feat. Simone Biles), and Steve Harvey’s-Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success (UPtv).  

Hayden took a liking to the world of social media on the Vine app, which was introduced to him by American Actor DeStorm Power. Hayden’s Vine channel caught the attention of Canadian singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes. Mendes featured Hayden which led to Hayden accumulating over 100k followers in 24 hours. Hayden earned over half a million subscribers and a half billion views during the vine era. He ranked among the top 200 the platform.  

While Hayden's single “Stranger” produced by DJ KingVodka, and co-written by Hayden,  generated over 50k downloads on iTunes, and over 6 Million Streams on Spotify since 2015, he shifted his focus to the film industry, in which he garnered much success.  Hayden's successes in other avenues in the music industry eventually brought him back to his true passion of being an R&B recording artist. Hayden currently has over 5 completed LP albums and over 200 completed songs in his vault which he plans to begin releasing to the world starting in 2021. 

Hayden's most recent single "Special" released on July 6, 2022, caught heat early on charting Billboard Top 50 in Urban R&B.  It has since been featured on Apple Music's New Music Daily, New in R&B, and Breaking R&B curated playlists, including Pandora's Top Shelf R&B curated playlist. 

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Special at 7 Days (7.13.2022)