Musician and composer known for his albums My Personal Beauty Needs and Like Normal People Do, as well the soundtrack to accompany the 2011 novel Between Shades of Gray.
He grew up learning how to play piano and organ and frequently performed in church. He attended Purdue University, where he majored in finance.
His first major job in the music industry was with Giant Records. His first solo album was released in 2003.
He grew up as the only son of five children. He has three children of his own.
Blake Shelton was among the artists he helped sign while at Giant Records.