Although originally referred to as the guy who, upon Kara Dioguardi’s request, stripped away his shirt during his American Idol audition, Casey James quickly became among the show’s leading contestants, famous for both his guitar skills and bluesy vocals. Blessed in Great, TX, Adam spent his adolescence and early adulthood in close by Fort Value, where he became a normal at local locations like the Tips Lounge. In 2008, he released the Casey Adam Band along with his sibling, Billy, and family members friend Jacy McCann, however the music group had taken a hiatus twelve months later, when Adam auditioned for the ninth period of American Idol. Adam sailed through the present’s preliminary circular and obtained admittance in to the Best 24, which started contending in early 2010. Associated himself on your guitar during all except one efficiency, he received high marks for renditions of Bryan Adams’ “Heaven,” Huey Lewis’ “The Power of Like,” and John Lennon’s “Jealous Man.” James ultimately completed third, trailing behind fellow guitar-toting performers Crystal Bowersox and Lee DeWyze. Wayne authorized with 19 Recordings/BNA by the end of the summertime of 2010 and he started the slow procedure for documenting his debut recording. As he toiled aside, he held himself in the limelight by touring, starting for Sugarland during springtime of 2011. In regards to a yr later on, that album–appropriately entitled Casey James–appeared in March of 2012, debuting for the Billboard graphs at quantity 23.