He won a spot on American Idol with an impressive rendition of "Sunday Morning" by Maroon 5.
He released his first single, "Crazy," in 2011 after performing with the American Idols LIVE! Tour.
He was formerly engaged to YouTuber Christine Concepcion. They have one son, Caeland.
He finished eight spots behind Lee DeWyze, the winner of the ninth season of American Idol.