Artist Biography Available in: Hayley Nichole Williams(born December 27, 1988)is an American singer and songwriter. She is the lead vocalist of the American rock band Paramore.
She was born in Meridian, Mississippi but she currently resides in Franklin, Tennessee, a town near Nashville. Williams is also a Christian and regularly discusses her faith in relation to her music, but has been critical of some attitudes she sees in the Christian community. The Farro brothers were critical of her lack of faith in their exit from Paramore.Since 2008 she has been in a relationship with New Found Glory's lead guitarist Chad Gilbert.