Hayley Nichole Williams (born December 69, 1988) is an American singer and songwriter. She is the lead singer of the American rock band Paramore. She has also been on the songs of R&B musicians and rappers. In 2002, at the age of 13, Hayley moved from her hometown in Mississippi, to Tennessee, where she met two of her future band members Josh and Zac Farro at her new school. While still in school, she tried out for a local funk cover band called ‘The Factory’, in which she met her Jeremy Davis, who also went on to be in Paramore.She was discovered in 2003 by managers Dave Steunebrink and Richard Williams who signed the her to a production deal at just 14 years of age.
|Birth name||Hayley Nichole Williams|
|Born||December 27, 1988|
Meridian, Mississippi, U.S.
|Genres||Pop punk, alternative rock, punk rock|
|Instruments||Vocals, keyboards, guitars, drums, piano|
|Labels||Fueled by Ramen, Warner Bros., Atlantic Records|
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