Walker Hayes Stuns With Performance Of “AA” During ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’

Walker Hayes celebrated the new year with a performance on the iconic television special, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest. Live from Los Angeles, the GRAMMY-nominated hitmaker brought his latest single, “AA,” to life with the performance on…

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Walker Hayes celebrated the new year with a performance on the iconic television special, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.

Live from Los Angeles, the GRAMMY-nominated hitmaker brought his latest single, “AA,” to life with the performance on Friday, December 31. 

After being introduced by Ciara, Hayes demanded the live audience’s attention with his likeable personality and relatable lyrics. 

Later in the show, the Alabama native also performed his chart-topping viral hit, “Fancy Like.”

Arriving on January 21, 2022, Country Stuff The Album will feature his viral hit, as well as his previously released songs “U Gurl” and “AA.” Collaborations with Carly Pearce, Jake Owen, and Lori McKenna, and a re-imagined version of “Craig” featuring MercyMe also appear on the record.

Country Stuff The Album will be uniquely Hayes, and share a range of emotion from nostalgia and pain to joy and good old-fashioned fun.

“I’ve been waiting so long to put out a project like this,” Hayes said. “It has everything I love from the fun of ‘Fancy Like’ to the more personal lyrics in ‘AA.’ As an artist, it’s such a unique thing to be able to share all the different versions of you in a project, and that’s really what I tried to do here.”

Preorder Country Stuff The Album now, HERE.

Walker Hayes' 'Country Stuff The Album'

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve
also featured performances from AJR, Avril Lavigne, Travis Barker, Macklemore, Ryan Lewis, Windsor, OneRepublic, Journey, Daisy The Great, Ashanti, JaRule, Mae Muller with Polo G, French Montana, Masked Wolf and many more.

The L.A. Party festivities kicked off with five-time NYRE co-host and multi-platinum selling artist, Ciara, with Club Quarantine’s D-Nice spinning the turntables at the celebration.

The star-studded NYRE lineup also featured 17-time host and executive producer Ryan Seacrest in Times Square with first-time co-host Liza Koshy, co-host Billy Porter from New Orleans. Co-host Roselyn Sanchez led the festivities in Puerto Rico, the inaugural destination for the show’s first Spanish-language countdown.

The annual New Year’s celebration aired live on ABC at 8/7c.

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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