Artist Profile / Press Kit
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 as a singer, songwriter, and producer include 50+ production placements in TV series such as-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 has also scored music compositions 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.
Hayden's single “Stranger” produced by DJ KingVodka, and co-written by Hayden, generated over 50k downloads on iTunes in 7 days, and over 6 Million Streams on Spotify. Hayden currently has over 5 completed LP albums and over 200 completed songs in his vault that are currently being scheduled for release across of span of time.
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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Jay Hayden demonstrates his creative process in the recording studio
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