Fact: Country star Hunter Hayes is set to make his acting debut in an upcoming episode of U.S. sitcom Bella and the Bulldogs. The singer is shooting the Nickelodeon cameo, in which he plays himself, in Los Angeles this week (begs03Aug15), according to Entertainment Tonight.
Quote: "Elton rang me completely out of the blue. He says, 'Hi, it's Elton'. Then he tells me he pre-ordered my album. I freaked out. And now he invites me to things and we hang out. It's crazy." Country singer Hunter Hayes was overwhelmed to receive a surprise phone call from Sir Elton John.
Quote: "I've been working on that. I've got tons of hours on a flight simulator (already). Anytime I can go fly for a few hours, I go. It's stressful and stress-relieving at the same time. You've got five or six things you've got to pay attention to. But I'm a geek - flying is so tailored to me." Country singer Hunter Hayes has set his sights on obtaining his pilot's licence.
Quote: "One girl came up to me at a meet and greet and said, 'Will you sign my inhaler? Because you take my breath away.' It was awesome. I said, 'I want to write that into a song right now!'" Singer Hunter Hayes on his oddest fan encounter.
Fact: Singer Hunter Hayes has made history on America's Billboard Country Songs chart by becoming the youngest male act ever to hit number one. His song Wanted has jumped up a spot to the top of the countdown. At 21 and two weeks, Hayes breaks Johnny Rodriguez's 39-year-old record. Rodriguez was 21 years, three months and three weeks when he reached number one with You Always Come Back to Hurting Me in 1973. Taylor Swift holds the outright record - she was 18 when she hit the top of the charts with Our Song in 2007.