Ryan Hammond was born and raised in Modesto, 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. Ryan placed in the top 20 of American Idol in season 2 reboot on abc in 2019.
Ryan has been working with writers and producers on his 2021 full album release!
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.