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Hayley Williams

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Hayley Williams
Williams performing with Paramore on the 2007 Vans Warped Tour.
Background information
Birth nameHayley Nichole Williams
Born (1988-12-27) December 27, 1988 (age 35)
Meridian, Mississippi, USA
GenresPop punk, alternative rock, punk rock, emo
Occupation(s)Musician, singer-songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, keyboards, piano, guitar, drums
Years active2004–present
LabelsFueled by Ramen, Warner Bros., Atlantic Records

Hayley Nichole Williams[1][2] (born December 27, 1988)[3] is an American singer and songwriter. She is the lead singer of the American rock band Paramore.[1] She has also been on the songs of R&B musicians and rappers. In 2002, at the age of 13, Hayley moved from her hometown in Mississippi, to Tennessee, where she met two of her future band members Josh and Zac Farro at her new school. While still in school, she tried out for a local funk cover band called ‘The Factory’, in which she met her Jeremy Davis, who also went on to be in Paramore.She was discovered in 2003 by managers Dave Steunebrink and Richard Williams who signed the her to a production deal at just 14 years of age.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Hayley's Profile". Paramore.net. Archived from the original on 2012-02-07. Retrieved 2010-04-26.
  2. Iwasaki, Scott (2010-05-06). "Paramore is ready for first 'official' tour". Deseret News. Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 2010-05-28.
  3. "Simply The Best 7 Days A Week :: Celeb News :: Williams treated to surprise birthday party". Daily Star. 2009-12-28. Retrieved 2010-08-02.