Casey James is a blues musician from Fort Worth, Texas, best known for being a finalist on the 2010 season of American Idol. Following the summer Idol tour, James was signed to Sony BNA Nashville. He's currently in the studio working with country songwriters Aimee Mayo, Oscar-nominee Tom Douglas, and Jaren Johnston of American Bang. In March 2011, James opened for Sugarland on the Incredible Machine tour and performed some new material. James' debut album is slated for release from 19 Recordings/BNA Records in March 2012.