Dead at 31

The musician first auditioned for Americanon a Tuscaloosa bus tour, then sang before judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. in Salt Lake City.

C.J. Harris, who placed sixth on the show’s 13th season in 2014, has died. He was 31.
A spokesperson for the Walker County Coroner confirms to PEOPLE that Harris died on Sunday after he was rushed to the Walker Baptist Medical Center in Jasper, Alabama.