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Play Two Truths and a Lie with Hunter Hayes | Hunter Hayes

Play Two Truths and a Lie with Hunter Hayes

Originally posted 02/24/2015 05:20PM

Hunter Hayes fans know that his true love is music. In fact, he started performing at age 2 when his grandmother gave him a toy accordion, and by age 7 he was invited to perform for President Bill Clinton at the White House. So it's no secret that music is life for Hayes.

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Meet Hunter Hayes's Adorable New Rescue Dog

UpdatePosted 02/04/2015 11:35AM

Hunter Hayes Adopts a Retired Racing Dog

Originally posted 02/03/2015 03:20PM

Hunter Hayes has a fast new friend.

The country singer recently adopted a retired racing dog from Greyhound Pets of America. On Monday, he introduced the pup, named Cole, to his fans in an adorable YouTube video.

"He's awesome, he runs really fast ... reeeeally fast," says Hayes, as he sits on the floor next to the caramel-colored pooch, who rests comfortably on a couch beside him.

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How You Can Sing for Hunter Hayes – and Be Part of the Grammys!

How You Can Sing for Hunter Hayes – and Be Part of the Grammys!

Originally posted 01/19/2015 08:00AM

One of Hunter Hayes's earliest steady gigs was playing at a small theater in his hometown of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, and one of his go-to crowd pleasers was the cheerful sing-a-long "You Are My Sunshine." 

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People's Choice Awards: And the Winners Are ... | Dax Shepard, Iggy Azalea

People's Choice Awards: And the Winners Are ...

Originally posted 01/08/2015 01:00AM

Ben Affleck and The Big Bang Theory were among the big winners at the annual People's Choice Awards, which were broadcast live from Los Angeles Wednesday.

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Hunter Hayes Beats Out Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan at the People's Choice Awards | Hunter Hayes

People's Choice Awards

People's Choice Awards: Hunter Hayes Beats Out Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan

Originally posted 01/07/2015 10:20PM

This isn't his first rodeo: Hunter Hayes just bested some of the biggest names in country.

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Sara Evans! Hunter Hayes! Presenters Announced for American Country Countdown Awards

UpdatePosted 12/05/2014 08:10AM

Presenters Announced for American Country Countdown Awards

Originally posted 12/04/2014 11:00AM

American Country Countdown Awards hosts Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line will have plenty of country company – and a few Hollywood stars – onstage with them to hand out honors at the genre's newest trophy-fest later this month, reps for the show tell PEOPLE exclusively.

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Pregnant Carrie Underwood Cries While Accepting ACM Honors

Pregnant Carrie Underwood Cries While Accepting ACM Honors

Originally posted 09/10/2014 02:15PM

Carrie Underwood couldn't stop the waterworks as she accepted the Gene Weed Special Achievement Award at the 8th Annual Academy of Country Music Honors in Nashville Tuesday night.

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What Happened When PEOPLE Spent the Day with Hunter Hayes | Hunter Hayes

UpdatePosted 08/22/2014 07:45PM

What Happened When PEOPLE Spent the Day with Hunter Hayes

Originally posted 08/22/2014 06:45PM

What's a country singer to do when he's about to announce his Tattoo (Your Name) Tour? Get a tattoo, of course!

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Sneak Peek: Grab a Glimpse of Hunter Hayes's New Video for 'Tattoo' | Hunter Hayes

UpdatePosted 07/17/2014 02:40PM

Sneak Peek: Grab a Glimpse of Hunter Hayes's New Video for 'Tattoo'

Originally posted 07/17/2014 01:45PM

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Grading the Belt Buckles at the 2014 CMT Music Awards

Originally posted 06/04/2014 11:05PM

In her opening monologue at Wednesday night's CMT Music Awards, host Kristen Bell dedicated a song to the two hottest accessories among the sexy men of country music: belt buckles and moose knuckles, a term we will not even try to explain. (Click the link if you're curious.)

A list of the best moose knuckles of the CMT Awards would be inappropriate, but the best belt buckles? Yeah, that's doable. (It also happens to be the mold for the night's award.)

And if your eyes should wander south … well, don't say we didn't warn you.

Check out the dudes keepin' it country with their big belt buckles below. Who wore it best? That's what our grades are here to tell you.

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