American singer who appeared in two seasons of the reality television series The X Factor USA in 2012 and 2013, ultimately finishing in second place. In 2017, he became the lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots.
He was in the local band Innerfaith while attending high school and they won the Blue Water Area Battle of the Bands in Marysville, Michigan.
He released his first album as part of the band Dragonfly in 1997.
He is the single father of a son.
He performed Lionel Richie's song "Say You, Say Me" on The X Factor in 2013.