Jaymes Young, born as Jaymes McFarland, began his journey into the music industry in 2013. Before getting his spot on the world stage, he had been getting the attention of fans and lovers on YouTube where he recorded videos of himself doing covers of songs. Jaymes was popular among fans for his impressive vocals and his exceptional style of music.
Since leaving his YouTube days behind, Jaymes Young has become a popular name on the lips of pop fans with bangers like Infinity and Happiest Year propelling him to both word fame and TikTok acclaim.
Let us get into our discussion of his music
Jaymes Young, an accomplished American singer-songwriter and musician, embarked on his musical journey by sharing covers and original compositions on YouTube. This strategic move not only earned him recognition but also cultivated a devoted fan following. In 2013, Atlantic Records recognized his talent and signed him to a recording contract, setting the stage for his collaboration with the trip-hop trio London Grammar during their tour.
Marking a significant milestone, Young released his second EP, “Habits of My Heart,” on September 28, 2014, under the Atlantic Records label. He further showcased his musical prowess by opening for Vance Joy on the latter’s “Dream Your Life Away” tour¹. The artist’s versatility was highlighted when he joined forces with Birdy in David Guetta’s 2014 album, “Listen,” contributing to the track “I’ll Keep Loving You.”
Continuing his trajectory of artistic collaboration, Young teamed up with American electronic musician Zhu in 2016. Their partnership resulted in the creation of two tracks, “Hometown Girl,” inspired by Meghan Gier and Benjamin Griffith’s relationship, and “Cold Blooded,” a reflection of Jaymes Young’s own experiences during his youth. His debut album, “Feel Something,” made its debut on June 23, 2017¹, solidifying his presence in the music industry.
ALBUMS, SINGLES and EPS
Jaymes Young has continued to give fans and critics a taste of his spectacular artistry since he first came into the music industry swinging. His list of releases includes two studio albums “Dark Star” and “Habits of My Heart” in 2014 and 2014 respectively., a feature collaboration with Legend David Guetta on the hit song “I’ll Keep Loving You” in 2014, two uncredited vocals on “Hometown Girl” and “Cold Blooded” with electronic musician Zhu.
Young released his first studio album “Feel Something” in 2017. The album debuted with “Infinity” which went on to hit #1 on TikTok’s viral chart and has gone on to surpass over 900 million streams on Spotify. Track 11 on the album “I’ll Be Good” has also gone on to become certified Gold.
His standalone single “Happiest Year” also went on to achieve viral success on social media platforms and also reached gold certification.
WHAT’S NEXT FOR JAYMES YOUNG?
Right now we don’t know what Jaymes Young has coming but what we know is that he is working on his next project. Although a release date has not yet been made known to the public as of the time of writing, what we do know is that by the time he has something for the public, he will sweep us off our feet as he has always done in the past.