David Wesley Haywood is an American country music singer. He is one-third of the band Lady Antebellum, in which he plays piano, guitar and mandolin, and sings backing vocals. Haywood's father, Van, is a dental instructor/dentist who invented a teeth-whitening method and his mother Angie is a teacher. Both are involved in music in their church. Haywood's mother taught him to play piano and his father taught him to play guitar.