Acadiana's own Hunter Hayes is a very thankful Cajun these days! Not only is he preparing for his upcoming tour with Carrie Underwood, but he just earned a gold record for his single "Wanted". That means that he's sold over 500,000 digital downloads of the second single off his self titled debut cd. Even if we didn't know him, that would be impressive!

Hunter is also set to perform "Wanted" on CBS's "The Talk" on July 24. Your home town will be watching, Hunter!

FYI-that's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member Joe Walsh with Hunter in the picture!