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Hunter Hayes (Encore) in Stores Today

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NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - Jun 18, 2013) -   Multiple GRAMMY nominated and platinum-selling country star Hunter Hayes is releasing his deluxe edition (Encore) today on Atlantic Records. The album features eight new or re-recorded songs in addition to collaborations with GRAMMY award-winner and platinum-selling artist Jason Mraz and critically-acclaimed Warner Bros. Records artist Ashley Monroe. Fans can catch Hunter performing this week in support of the new album on NBC's The Voice tonight at 8pmET/PT and on TODAY's 18th annual summer concert series on Friday, June 21st at 7am ET/PT also on NBC. Hunter will also be kicking off his CMT On Tour: Let's Be Crazy tour this fall with 24 dates in 21 cities. In less than an hour, Hunter sold out two nights at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium and additional dates go on sale Friday, June 21st. For more information, please visit HunterHayes.com/Shows.

CMT on Tour: Hunter Hayes Let's Be Crazy Tour Dates

October 10   Knoxville, TN - Knoxville Civic Auditorium   On-sale June 21 10am
October 11   Savannah, GA - Johnny Mercer Theatre   On-sale June 21 10am
October 12   Columbia, SC - South Carolina State Fair   On-sale Aug 1 10am
October 17   Atlanta, GA - Fox Theatre   On-sale June 21 10am
October 18-19   Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium   SOLD OUT
October 24   Muncie, IN - Emens Auditorium at Ball State University   On-sale June 21 10am
October 25   Chicago, IL - Rosemont Theatre   On-sale now
October 26   Louisville, KY - The Louisville Palace Theater   On-sale June 21 12pm
November 1   Birmingham, AL - BJCC Concert Hall   On-sale June 21 12pm
November 2   Greensboro, NC - War Memorial Auditorium   On-sale June 21 10am
November 8   Evansville, IN - The Aiken Theatre at The Centre   On-sale June 21 10am
November 9   Cleveland, OH - State Theatre at Playhouse Square   On-sale June 21 11am
November 10   Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre   On-sale Sept 13 10am
November 14   St. Louis, MO - Fox Theatre   On-sale June 21 10am
November 15   Sioux City, IA -Orpheum Theatre   On-sale June 21 10am
November 16   Omaha, NE - Orpheum Theater   On-sale June 21 10am
November 20   Lafayette, LA - Heymann Performing Arts Center   On-sale June 21 10am
November 22   Dallas, TX - Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie   On-sale now
November 23   Tulsa, OK - Brady Theater   On-sale now
December 4-5   Minneapolis, MN - Orpheum Theatre   On-sale now
December 6-7   Kansas City, MO - The Midland by AMC   On-sale June 21 10am

Multiple GRAMMY nominated artist, Hunter Hayes, is a multi-talented performer, musician, producer, and writer who was nominated for six Academy of Country Music Awards, including nods for his work as artist, songwriter, and producer. His critically acclaimed self-titled album has already garnered two No. 1 singles, selling almost five million singles to date while the album itself nears platinum certification. His current single, "I Want Crazy," is off the forthcoming Hunter Hayes (Encore) deluxe edition and is rapidly approaching Top 10. Hunter has been touring and performing live for decades. He has headlined sold out venues across the US and Canada and is currently touring with Carrie Underwood on her "Blown Away Tour." Hunter will headline the CMT On Tour: Let's Be Crazy tour this Fall with dates through December. The Louisiana native has also shared the stage with Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Trace Adkins, Brad Paisley, Hank Williams, Jr. and most recently, Stevie Wonder. With over 5 million singles sold, Hunter Hayes holds the record for most digital singles sold from a debut country male.

For more information on Hunter Hayes, please visit HunterHayes.com.