In 2017, Jay was honored as “The Highway Find” on Sirius XM with his song “Sounds Good To Me”.
In 2018, Jay went viral after releasing a song he wrote for his mother who passed away at age 54 from early-onset Alzheimer’s titled, “Blank Stares”. With over 300 million views on Facebook and 230K combined followers on social media, his story has been featured worldwide across media platforms such as People, Forbes, and ABC World News Tonight, among others. Him and his band “The Stallions” are now touring the country, and alongside The National Alzheimer’s Association, have helped raise over $35 million for the charity.
With the hype around his emotional story, Jay has gained recognition around the world, creating opportunities to open for well known acts such as Jake Owen, Granger Smith, Josh Turner, Rodney Adkins, Chris Lane, LoCash, Jerrod Neimann, Eric Paslay, Maddie & Tae, William Michael Morgan, and Dylan Schneider, among others.
In December of 2018, Jay signed a management deal with industry veteran, Mickey Jack Cones, and in December of 2019, Jay signed a record deal with Verge Records/ONErpm.
After 7 years of writing, Jay is set to release new music every 8 weeks... coming August 7, “Cool”.