Recipient of a contract with RCA Records after his winning finish on the television program Nashville Star. He has released #1 hits like "The Man I Want to Be."
He developed a love for singing in his school choir. During his time in college, he toured and performed more than 150 times.
He released the single "Drinkin' Me Lonely" after winning Nashville Star.
He is the grandson of Richard Yates, who was a performer on the Louisiana Hayride.
He did a cover of the song "Rose in Paradise" with Willie Nelson.