"He's certainly inspired me about the potential for someone to actually achieve great success," said Haley, while talking with Mekahlo Medina on NBCLA's NewsRaw. "Seeing his process has been hugely inspirational to my own pursuit of my dream."
Haley released the single "Dying to Live" off his newest album "The Fool."
"That was the first song that I wrote since making this big transition from fashion to music," said Haley.
"Starting my own fashion label really helped me with the business side of being a musician," he said.
And being one of Lambert's best buddies has helped out as well. Haley's publicist reports that after a tweet from Lambert about Haley's first album "Little Boys and Dinosaurs," the album spiked on iTunes Electronic Albums chart.