Hunter Hayes is the debut studio album by American country artist Hunter Hayes. It was released on October 11, 2011, via Atlantic Records. Hayes wrote or co-wrote every track on the album and plays every instrument and sings every vocal track.
At the 55th Grammy Awards, Hunter Hayes was nominated for Best Country Album and “Wanted” was nominated for Best Country Solo Performance while Hayes was nominated for Best New Artist but lost the three of them. As of April 2013, the album has sold 724,000 copies in the US.