Ryan Hammond was born and raised in Modesto, CA and is currently residing in San Jose, CA. He comes from a musical family and grew up singing in church. He released his debut 6 song Christian/Gospel EP in 2018. He recently released his newest singles: Breaking Me Down, Bombs Away, and Wake Up in early 2019.
Ryan has earned the title of Valley Talent Project (then known as Valley's Got Talent) grand prize winner in 2015. He also competed and won the title of Nor Cal Idol in 2015. He has tried out for the TV show American Idol in previous years but was unsuccessful. He has announced that he has audition for the relaunch of ABC's American Idol Season 2 which began airing March 3rd, 2019.
Ryan has been compared to other artists such as Sam Smith. His distinct sound, rich tone moves the heart of the individual from listener to participator. He has been labeled as a 'Powerhouse' and 'Soulful' singer.