Musician and veteran of america Marine Corps who was simply the 4th place finalist about the second time of year of American Idol. He 1st sang publicly in his regional church’s Easter musical and later on at an 8th grade skill competition, of which he performed Garth Brooks’ “Standing up Outside the Open fire.” His 1st recording, Josh Gracin, offered him the chart-topping strike, “Nothin’ to reduce” and was ultimately certified Gold from the Documenting Market Association of America. He wedded Ann Marie in 2001, with whom he previously his first kid, a child, in 2002, accompanied by three even more kids in 2005, 2006, and 2008. He and Ann Marie divorced after 17 many years of relationship. He and his sweetheart Katie Weir became involved in 2015. His overall performance of Rascal Flatts’ “I’m Movin’ On” on American Idol impressed Flatts bass participant Jay DeMarcus a lot that DeMarcus helped him network within the united states music industry.