T-Pain, Hunter Hayes to Perform at Methodist University

Hunter Hayes, T-Pain, and We the Kings

Two-time Grammy winner and hip-hop artist T-Pain and country singer Hunter Hayes will perform at Methodist University on Thursday, March 22, in the March F. Riddle Center. Rock band We the Kings will open the concert.

Tickets are free for all full-time current Methodist University students with a valid MU ID, and are being distributed on a first-come, first-served basis in the Berns Student Center. Tickets for faculty and staff of the university, should they become available, will cost $10, with a maximum of two tickets per person, and will go on sale Thursday, March 8. Tickets are not available to the public, but media passes may be arranged in advance.

T-Pain, whose real name is Faheem Rashad Najm, has been featured on more than 50 chart-topping singles, including on Flo Rida’s debut single “Low.’’ He’s known for his trademark giant top hat and Oakley sunglasses and for popularizing the use of the Auto-Tune pitch correction effect.

Hayes, a five-time Grammy nominee and the CMA New Artist of the Year in 2012, is best-known for his hits “Wanted’’ and “I Want Crazy.’’

For more information on the concert, visit methodist.edu or contact the Methodist University Student Involvement Center at (910) 630-7022.