12 Breakout Stars of 2012

Hunter Hayes

The country musician scored his first No. 1 hit in July with "Wanted," the second single from his 2011 self-titled debut. Hayes is the youngest member ever inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame and was named New Artist of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards. The "Storm Warning" singer also toured with Carrie Underwood on her Blown Away tour.

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