On the plaza

Fans go 'Crazy' for Hunter Hayes

June 20, 2013 at 10:11 PM ET

The rising star brought some country flair to a jam-packed plaza when he performed his hits "I Want Crazy," "Wanted" and more during his first TODAY concert.

Video: The country star, named the CMA New Artist of the Year in 2012, performs his current hit single “I Want Crazy,” featured on his new album “Hunter Hayes (Encore).”

Video: Country singer Hunter Hayes talks to TODAY’s Matt Lauer about his new CD, reveals he is “shy” and “awkward” offstage, and performs his three-time platinum smash hit song “Wanted.”

Video: The country superstar treats fans on the plaza to a rendition of his chart-topping single “Somebody’s Heartbreak.”

Take a look at our favorite tweets, Instagrams that powered TODAY's Buzz Meter, which went off the charts.