Singer-songwriter who also finished in eighth put on the 2010 time of year of American Idol and may be the frontman from the Grand Magnolias. He decreased out of Auburn University or college two classes before graduation to go after his music profession. His music group The Grand Magnolias, which he founded in 2005, was originally called Hightide Blues. He wedded celebrity Nikki Reed on Oct 16, 2011 after significantly less than half a year of dating. She submitted for divorce in-may 2014. He dropped the tenth time of year of American Idol to Scotty McCreery .