Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 1:45pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Monument Records’ Country music maverick Walker Hayes joined NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” yesterday, Oct. 27, to perform smash hit “Fancy Like,” which NBC’s “TODAY Show” heralded as the “song of the summer.” Watch his performance HERE.
Introducing the song, Fallon shared, “‘Fancy Like’ is the song and it’s just perfect. It makes you happy.”
Atop every country streaming and sales chart since release in June, “Fancy Like” has spent a whopping fifteen weeks, and counting, at the number one spot on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs and is among the top 5 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Songs. At country radio the track is in the top 5, and at Pop Radio, top 15.
The irresistible tune was recently certified Platinum, the fastest country song to be certified RIAA Platinum in this decade. Hayes’ hit also made history as it skyrocketed up the Country radio charts. The track jumped from #17 into the top 10, making it the biggest jump into the Top Ten on the Mediabase Country chart in 17 years.
Stereogum calls the track “the biggest country crossover hit of 2021” and it has taken Hayes to audiences across the globe, spawning collaborations with Kesha and Carin Leon, television appearances and iHeart festival slots.
“Fancy Like,” an ode to enjoying the simple things in life – like date night at Applebee’s and some Natty Light – was written by Hayes with Cameron Bartolini, Shane Stevens, and Josh Jenkins, and produced by Hayes, with Multi-GRAMMY Award winner Shane McAnally and Joe Thibodeau.
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About Walker Hayes
Monument Records recording artist, Walker Hayes, is a singer/songwriter originally from Mobile, Alabama. His song “Fancy Like” became a smash sensation in summer 2021 thanks to a TikTok video featuring Hayes and his daughter Lela. The video has been viewed over 30 million times and been incorporated into Applebee’s ad campaign. Spending fifteen weeks at the number one spot on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs, the track Recently landed in the top 5 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Songs. It is officially RIAA certified Platinum.

The proud father of six has performed his music, including the Double-Platinum RIAA certified hit “You Broke Up With Me,” to national audiences on Good Morning America, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and The Today Show. Hayes has joined the likes of Kelsea Ballerini, Dan + Shay, Thomas Rhett, and Old Dominion on tour, as well as headlined dates of his own.
Media Contacts for Walker Hayes
Ebie McFarland
Essential Broadcast Media

Casey Thomas
Monument Records