Sony Music Australia News


JAI WAETFORD is set to release his brand new single ‘Shy’, the title track from his upcoming EP on January 16th through Sony Music Entertainment Australia. Make sure you grab it on iTunes, Sanity or JB Hi-Fi!

Jai announced to his fans via Twitter ‘Shy’ would be released on January 16th along with four covers including his take on the current Ed Sheeran #1 ARIA single ‘Thinking Out Loud’, as well as Sam Smith’s ‘I’m Not The Only One’ and ‘Tomorrow’ originally by Olly Murs. Jai has also put a spin on the holiday favourite ‘White Christmas’ which is sure to bring out the festive spirit!

Jai most recently launched a YouTube charity campaign as an ambassador for the Sony Foundation. Through his YouTube clips he is building awareness with weekly sharable content and fan nominated challenges resulting in incremental donations to the Sony Foundation. His most recent challenge has accumulated over 100,000 views already with his first video involving Hamish & Andy, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Marlisa, Karl Stefanovic and more! You can check it out here.

Proving to be a dynamite behind the mic Jai has been invited onto the red carpet yet again, this time by Twitter as their official ARIA ‘Tweejay’ at this year’s 28th annual ARIA awards connected by Telstra. Fans can get up close and personal with their favourite musicians through Twitter with the hashtag #jaiasks and can watch the action unfold across Jai and Twitter’s socials, reaching over 6 million users worldwide

Jai’s most recent video for ‘Get To Know You’ has accumulated over 6.5 million views since its release in April making it one of the highest viewed videos for an Aussie artist.

The SHY EP will be available to purchase on January 16th.