Its most successful single, "Wanted", has sold over 3.5 million copies and made Hayes the youngest male act to ever top the Billboard Hot Country Songs.
His second studio album, Storyline, was released on May 6, 2014 and was led by its first single, "Invisible".
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.
At age seven, he was invited to perform for President Bill Clinton for a White House lawn party.
In 2010, co-wrote "Play" for the Rascal Flatts album Nothing Like This.