James has played acoustic sets with his mother, and blues with his older brother. At the age of 21, he was in a serious motorcycle accident that nearly ended his life.
After being dropped by Interscope Records following a change in the company's management in 2012, Reinhart expanded the agreement she had with her music publisher, ole, in 2014.
Reinhart signed with ICM Partners in March 2016, in addition to her ongoing deal with ole.
In July 2011, Reinhart signed a recording deal with Interscope Records.
and she subsequently became the first American Idol alumna to perform at Lollapalooza.
James joined the rest of the Top 10 on the American Idols LIVE! His four-song set included "I Got Mine" by The Black Keys, "Don't" by Shania Twain, "It's All Over Now" by Bobby Womack, and "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman" by Bryan Adams alongside fellow contestant Michael Lynche.
In March 2011 he opened for Sugarland on their The Incredible Machine Tour Sony Music Nashville Chairman and CEO Gary Overton said: "We at Sony Music Nashville are incredibly excited about signing CASEY JAMES.
Zap2it attended the Top 6 taping on Wednesday, Apr.
27, and witnessed a lot of flirting between the two. When the contestants left the stage, Casey held out his hand to help Haley, who was wearing 4-inch heels, down the stairs. ) Alas, she didn’t see the kind gesture, but playfully slapped him a few seconds later.
I can't wait to get him into the studio to begin recording his debut album." Shortly after, his second single "Crying on a Suitcase" was released on June 18, with a music video released in August.
In October 2014, James released "Fall Apart" as the first single from a second studio album.
James was voted off of the competition on May 19, 2010, and finished in third place.