Singer who first tried his hand auditioning for the Voice, then rocketed to fame on the final season of American Idol, becoming the last audition ever aired on the show.
He began his musical career playing drums for a youth band. He then went on to learn to play the piano and guitar from his father.
His father is a pastor and was quite musical himself, teaching Manny many of his own musical skills. He has an older brother named Zeke Torres Jr.
American Idol season fifteen was eventually won by Trent Harmon.