Hayley Nichole Williams famed as Hayley Williams is an American singer-songwriter. She is famous for being the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and keyboardist of the rock band “Paramore”. In 2004, she formed Paramore alongside Josh Farro, Zac Farro, and Jeremy Davis. The band currently consists of Hayley Williams, Zac Farro and Taylor York. The band has released five studio albums: All We Know Is Falling (2005), Riot! (2007), Brand New Eyes (2009), Paramore (2013), and After Laughter (2017). She released her first album All We Know Is Falling on July 26, 2005, via “Fueled by Ramen”. The album reached #8 in UK Rock Chart and was certified as Gold in the UK. It sold more than 530,000 copies, just in the USA. She has appeared in the TV movie documentary “Paramore: Born for This” in 2007 as herself which is her first film. In the year 2009, she appeared in another short movie Paramore’s ‘Brick by Boring Brick’ as herself. Regarding her solo career, she recorded the song “Teenagers” for the soundtrack of Jennifer’s Body (2009) and has collaborated with artists such as October Fall, The Chariot, Set Your Goals, Zedd, and New Found Glory. In the year 2010, she was featured on the single “Airplanes” by B.o.B. It peaked at number two on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. A sequel to the song, “Airplanes, Part II”, features new verses from B.o.B. and verse from Eminem, while Williams’ vocals remain the same. She released her debut solo single “Simmer” on 22nd January 2020, and announced on the same day that her debut studio album, “Petals for Armor”, would be released on 8th May 2020.
- Being a famous American singer and songwriter.
- For fronting the band “Paramore” with the other three band members.
What is the Real Name/Full Name of Hayley Williams?
Born on 27th December 1988 as Hayley Nichole Williams (real name/birth name), Hayle Williams is American by nationality. Her birthplace/hometown is in Meridian, Mississippi, the USA. She was born to her parents; Joey (father) and Cristi Williams (mother). After her parents divorced in 2002, Williams moved with her mother to Franklin, Tennessee. About her siblings, she has four namely Erica Williams (Younger step-sister), McKayla Williams (Younger step-sister), Jiana (Younger step-sister), Anthony (Younger step-brother). She is Christian by religion and her zodiac sign is Capricorn. Her ethnicity is American-White. Her race is White. As per her education, she has attended some schools in Mississippi, where she was born. Later, she moved to Tennessee and went to a different school, where she met her future band members, The Farro brothers. After that, she faced bullying and so was homeschooled. As of 2019, she celebrated her 31st birthday.
How Hayley Williams pursue her career in the music industry?
- Hayley was discovered by managers Dave Steunebrink and Richard William in the year 2003 and signed her to a two-year production deal when she was only 14.
- After that, she was introduced to Atlantic Records A&R Tom Storms through Richard Williams’ attorneys Jim Zumwalt and Kent Marcus, and then signed to the label by Jason Flom.
- Atlantic decided to go along with her wishes, and she then formed Paramore with Josh Farro, Zac Farro, and Jeremy Davis.
- They released their music through a “cooler” niche label, Fueled by Ramen.
- According to Williams, the name “Paramore” came from the maiden name of the mother of one of their first bass players.
- The band’s debut album, “All We Know Is Falling”, was released in 2005 when Hayley was only 16 years old.
- Paramore has since released four more studio albums, Riot! (2007), Brand New Eyes (2009), the self-titled Paramore (2013), and After Laughter (2017).
- In June 2009, the band welcomed Taylor York (rhythm guitar) as an official member, although he had already been playing as a touring member with the band since 2007.
- In the year 2006, Paramore toured outside of the US for the first time, which included a headline tour of the UK and supporting post-hardcore rock band “The Blackout” on the Give It A Name Festival in Europe.
- In 2007, she and the rest of Paramore made an appearance in the music video for “Kiss Me” by New Found Glory.
- In the 2007 Kerrang! Readers’ Poll, she finished second to Evanescence’s Amy Lee in the “Sexiest Female” category, going on to win the first place spot for “Sexiest Female” a year later in the 2008 poll, and again in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 poll.
- She also appears as a playable character in the video game Guitar Hero World Tour after completing “Misery Business” in the vocalist campaign.
- She wrote and recorded the song “Teenagers”, which was featured in the soundtrack for the feature film “Jennifer’s Body”.
- In the year 2010, she appeared on the tracks “Airplanes” and “Airplanes, Part II” from alternative rapper B.o.B’s debut album, B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray.
- EDM producer Zedd and Williams collaborated on the track “Stay the Night”, from his debut studio album, “Clarity” which was released in the year 2013.
- She was honored with the “Trailblazer Award” in the 2014 Billboard’s Women in Music Awards for making a unique mark in music and paving the way for other artists.
- She starred as the ‘Crimson Curse’ in Taylor Swift’s music video for her single, “Bad Blood” in 2015.
- In the year 2019, she collaborated with American Football on the song “Uncomfortably Numb”, which appeared on the band’s third self-titled studio album.
- In December 2019, on her 31st birthday, she announced she would be releasing solo music in 2020, with a “taste” of it to come in January.
- Flyers consisting of a picture of Williams under the title Petals for Armor began appearing in several US cities and abroad.
- Her debut solo single “Simmer” was released on 22nd January 2020, with its accompanying music video.
- That same day Williams announced that her debut studio album, Petals for Armor, would be released on 8th May 2020.
- It was later revealed that she would release an EP, “Petals for Armor I”, on 6th February 2020, in an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music.
- On 19th March, she announced that she was postponing the release of the second half of the EP, and instead released the song “Roses/Lotus/Violet/Iris” featuring boygenius.
Awards of Hayley Williams
Talking about the awards an achievements of Hayley Williams, she hаѕ wоn 6 Kеrrаng! Rеаdеrѕ Роll аnd 2 Lоѕ Рrеmіоѕ МТV Lаtіnо Аmеrіса. Ѕhе hаѕ аlѕо еаrnеd аn МТV Vіdео Мuѕіс Вrаzіl Аwаrd. Іn the year 2010, she wоn а Тееn Сhоісе Аwаrd аѕ wеll. She hаѕ rесеіvеd 2 Kеrrаng! Аwаrdѕ, а Grаmmу Аwаrd аnd thе ѕhоrtwаvеѕ NМЕ Аwаrd. Іn the year 2015 ѕhе wоn аn Аltеrnаtіvе Рrеѕѕ Мuѕіс Аwаrd. She hаd rесеіvеd а Віllbоаrd Wоmеn іn Мuѕіс tіtlе as well.
Who is Hayley Williams married to?
Hayley Wіllіаmѕ is a married woman. She was married to Сhаd Gіlbеrt who is а lеаd guіtаrіѕt оf Nеw Fоund Glоrу bаnd. The duo ѕtаrtеd а rеlаtіоnѕhір іn 2008. Gіlbеrt рrороѕеd tо hеr оn а Сhrіѕtmаѕ dау, аnd thеу wеrе еngаgеd bу 31ѕt Dесеmbеr 2014. Оn 20th Fеbruаrу 2016, thеу gоt mаrrіеd. Іn 2017 оn 1ѕt Јulу, thе twо аnnоunсеd thаt thеу wеrе ѕераrаtеd and their pending divorce was eventually finalized by the end of 2017, during Paramore’s touring cycle for After Laughter. As of now, she seems to be living a single life. Her sexual orientation is straight. She is focusing on her career at present.
What is the Net Worth of Hayley Williams?
Науlеу Wіllіаmѕ is a famous singer as well as a songwriter. She hаѕ аn еѕtіmаtеd nеt wоrth оf $15 mіllіоn as of 2020. Неr рrіmаrу ѕоurсе оf іnсоmе іѕ hеr muѕіс саrееr. Ѕhе іѕ thе fоundеr оf а bаnd knоwn аѕ Раrаmоrе, whісh hаѕ rеlеаѕеd fіvе аlbumѕ. She also rесеіvеѕ а ѕhаrе оf thе ѕаlеѕ mаdе frоm thе аlbumѕ. Shе hаѕ wrіttеn ѕоngѕ fоr аrtіѕtѕ, аnd оthеrѕ hаvе соllаbоrаtеd hеr іn thеіr ѕоngѕ. Besides she has many business ventures and endorsements. In 2015, she launched the online beauty and music series “Kiss-Off” on Popular TV. In 2016 Williams launched her own hair dye company, Good Dye Young. Moreover, she also produced own temporary hair dye line with the name Poser Paste in the year 2017. She has also partnered and endorsed several brands and companies like MAC Cosmetics, Nylon, Hard Rock Cafe, and a few other more since 2013. She also earns from social media platforms like Instagram from where she charges an average of $500 per sponsored post. Talking about her cars, she owns a Mazda car worth somewhere around $21 thousand along with some others like PT Cruiser ($26k to $29k), and BMW X6 ($78k to $105k). Regarding her house, Hayley Listed Nashville Home For $1 Million in 2019. As of now, she is living a luxurious lifestyle from her earnings.
How tall is Hayley Williams?
Hayley Williams is a very beautiful woman with a slim body build. She has got a tall height of 5 ft 2 in with a bodyweight of 53 KG. She dyes her hair as bright red-orange. She told Spin that her natural hair color is light brown or blonde. Her eye color is Green. Her body measurements are 34-25-34 in. Her dress size is 6 US and shoe size is 5 US. She has a tattoo on the inside of her right ankle saying “Shave Me”.