Hailey Rowe has always aspired to express herself creatively with music. With a musician father and a Type-A Mother, this Loyola Marymount University student began taking voice lessons at the ripe age of 5 and never looked back. As a teenager she attended The Groundlings, Judy Carter Comedy, David Kagan’s Acting School, Second City, Bosco Productions voice-over training, Improv Playhouse, and The Acting Studio in Chicago, and subsequently began meeting with music industry execs and talent agents.
In 2008, at the age of 14, Hailey started recording original music and had the opportunity to work with producers including Anthony Krizan/Sonic Boom Studios (The Spin Doctors), Pete Masitti/West End Studios (Hootie & the Blowfish, Enrique Iglesias and Shakira) and Eddie Galan of Mach 1 (High School Musical album). She sang at the White House Christmas party in 2010 and at the Pope’s Summer Palace in 2011.
In 2013 the 20 year old singer/song writer took to YouTube and released her first ever video for her song “My Boyfriend is Gay“. Rowe struck gold when it reached 23,000 views on the first day. Now with over 250,000 views, the video, which stars a plethora of faces from reality TV, has gotten tongues wagging and jaws flapping.
“My Boyfriend is Gay” has also garnered the attention of the Grammy-winning producers behind FUN‘s (We Are Young) album leading to Hailey writing and recording a song with them last summer.
Hailey’s new single “Don’t Need Your Approval“, is produced by Pete Masitti of West End Studios.
Giving back is also a huge part of Hailey’s mission. She has donated her time and talent to the American Cancer Society, The Garlands Memory Care Center, Hands of Hope, and has been the entertainer at the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition’s (NOCC) Walk.
Hailey possesses a true passion for music…