Hayden shares personal notable moments in career as an Artist.
Melanie Fiona and Hayden meet in the dressing room after sold out show in D.C.
Leon Thomas III
Hayden meets and congratulates Grammy Nominated Artist Leon Thomas III at the Official Grammy Nomination Party.
Hayden at Strathmore Mansion
Hayden becomes first African American R&B Singer accepted into the Artist in residence program at the prestigious Strathmore (Bethesda, MD).
Ghazi Shami CEO of Empire
Hayden meets the CEO of Empire Distribution - One of the largest and notable indie Distribution/Labels in the United States. Hayden was hired as Marketing Influencer for notable Empire platinum record projects. Hayden's first release under Empire "Stranger" accumulated 50k downloads in the first 7 days and is now over 7 Millions streams.
Hayden @ Grammy 62nd Annual Awards
The first time Hayden's feet touch the red carpet at the Grammys. Won't be the last.
Hayden at a studio session with Fat Trel who at the time was signed to Rick Ross/Maybach Atlantic Records. Hayden was a feat. on Fat Trel's debut Album on a song titled "Fame and Fortune."
Hayden on the rooftop in downtown LA when he first signed to Collab (Social Media Royalty Collection Company). This company has since collected over $50k in royalties for Hayden based on social media posts owned by Hayden.
Hayden connects with Kevin Ross at Grammy Block party.
Jay Hayden writing session
Hayden writing with producer Grey Goon. Rockville, M.D.
Jay Hayden meets Vivian Green in dressing room after performance at Birchmere.
Jay Hayden connects with fellow D.M.V. area R&B Recording Artist Mario in L.A.
Jay Hayden connects with Marsha Ambrosius after opening for their sold out show in Ramshead Baltimore.
Jay Hayden during vine era in L.A. with notable female social media influencers, actresses, and models.
Number 1 in Japan
Jay Hayden was contacted by a fan in Japan congratulating him for making it to number 1 for Indie R&B, which was published in BMR magazine. Hayden had no idea until contacted by the Fan. lol.
Jay Hayden performs with R&B singer Tank at Howard University Crampton Auditorium. Fun fact- Hayden learned a lot about recording techniques by joining Tank in many recording sessions in the D.M.V.
Hayden was invited by NYC WBLS Radio Station to perform with Jon B and Deborah Cox at SOBs. Hayden and Jon B share stories over drinks before they hit the stage.
Hayden at WBLS 100th Anniversary
Jay Hayden takes the stage at WBLS Radio 100th Anniversary at SOBs in NYC.
En Vogue at Birchmere
Hayden performed as opener for En Vogue at the Birchmere.
Jay Hayden meets Leela James after their sold out show at Ramshead Annapolis.
Jay Hayden club hopped with R&B Recording Artist Mya along side DMV producer Nat Jolly and Jeannie Jones. Fun fact - Hayden and Mya performed at the same Talent show in High School. But get this.. she did not sing, she was tap dancing. Later in life - Mya offered Hayden a background singer position for a tour but Hayden was unable to attend due to other obligations at the time.
The Recording Academy
Jay Hayden was invited by The Recording Academy along side Dr. Dre's protege DJ Khalil to teach artists about music licensing.
Hayden at Studio
Jay Hayden opened his first recording studio in the Washington D.C. area providing jobs for a staff. Hayden has since made studio private.
15 million plus
Jay Hayden with notable social medial influencers in L.A. with a combined total of 15 million reach per post.
Hayden was featured in the Washington post for show at Strathmore with this photo.
Tribeca Film Festival
Jay Hayden at Tribeca Film Festival movie premier after landing major music placement in Documentary.