Hailey Rowe 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.

Earlier this year, the 20 year old singer/songwriter took to Youtube and released her first ever video for the song “My Boyfriend Is Gay” .

The video which stars a plethora of faces from reality TV, has gotten tongues wagging and jaws flapping and have over 300,000 views. “My Boyfriend Is Gay” has also garnered the attention of Grammy-winning producers behind the FUN (We Are Young) album.

The new single “Don’t Need Your Approval” is produced by Pete Masitti of West End Studios and is accompanied by a clever video displaying the faces of many different people. Hailey sings her anthem of rebellion and tolerance, explaining his she can be anything she wants to be. Independence is an important message for people of all ages and “Don’t Need Your Approval” is this talented artist’s way of crafting her inner emotions.

Available on iTunes.