Rising Red Dirt singersongwriter Hayden Haddock is quickly becoming an artist you need to know. With more than 100 tour dates per year, Haddock’s diligent nature mixed with his traditional, authentic style of country music has quickly solidified his spot as a staple in the Texas Country scene. After releasing his debut album First Rodeo in late 2018, Haddock’s leadoff single “She Don’t Know It Yet” quickly climbed the Texas country charts while his sophomore radio single “Everywhere I Need To Be” peaked in the Top 35; an impressive feat. for the young talent. Not only did the record perform well at country radio, but it has also amassed more than 750K streams on Spotify while being featured on more than 2.5K playlists.
Now celebrating the release of his sophomore record with hit producer/songwriter Trent Willmon (Cody Johnson, Eric Church, Randy Houser) at the helm, Haddock is ready to take his career to the next level with Red Dirt Texas. The 10track album features five songs co written by Haddock and charttopping songwriters including Willmon, Kevin Fowler, David Lee Murphy, Terry McBride, Tommy Karlas (Randy Travis, Blake Shelton, Montgomery Gentry), John Pierce (Zac Brown Band, Chris Young), Jim Collins (Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean) and more. Upon its January 31st release, Red Dirt Texas reached No. 39 on the iTunes Country albums chart and is celebrating premiere editorial playlist placement on Spotify.
The Texas A&M Junior hit the ground running in the new decade with the title track of his sophomore record hitting Texas radio on January 17th and receiving 16 adds in its first week. Staying true to his Texas roots, Haddock recently announced a partnership with awardwinning Texas based distillery, Rebecca Creek Whiskey. Having shared the stage with Casey Donahew, Cory Morrow, the Eli Young Band, Whiskey Myers and more, Haddock performs every weekend in Texas and surrounding states. The hardworking,road warrior also has multiple TV appearances under his belt including ABC Dallas’ Good Morning Texas, CBS Austin’s We Are Austin, FOX 7 Austin’s Music In The Morning, San Antonio’s Great Day SA, Colorado’s Good Morning Vail, Las Vegas’ MORE FOX5, WSMV’s Today In Nashville, and CBS BryanCollege Station’s Free Music Friday.
Haddock’s musical influences are deeply rooted in his home state of Texas by artists such as George Strait, Cody Johnson, Luke Combs, Jon Pardi and Eric Church. Some may be surprised to find out that Haddock is only 21yearsold as he has a musical instinct well beyond his years. Having been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at a young age, Haddock works with several organizations to help spread awareness of the disease and is an advocate/speaker for JDRF.