Hayley Nichole Williams (born December 27, 1988) is an American singer-songwriter. She is best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and keyboardist of the rock band Paramore.
Williams released her debut solo single "Simmer" on January 22, 2020 and announced on the same day that her debut studio album, Petals for Armor, would be released on May 8, 2020, with an EP, Petals for Armor I, scheduled to be released on February 6.
Williams has publicized her decisions against such practices as smoking, drinking, or use of recreational drugs.
She has noted her admiration for such female singers as Debbie Harry, Siouxsie Sioux, Gwen Stefani, Beyoncé and The Distillers.
Hayley Nichole Williams
December 27, 1988
Meridian, Mississippi, U.S.
Alternative rock, pop punk, pop rock, power pop, emo pop, emo
Vocals, piano, keyboards, guitar, bass, drums, percussion