'American Idol' finalist Michael Johns dies at 35Add to Favorites | American Idol
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the cause is believed to be a blood clot in his ankle. Stay tuned for updates to the breaking story.
While Johns finished in eighth place on "Idol," the singer-songwriter has achieved modest success following the show. He appeared briefly on "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" in 2012, when he sang at a dinner hosted by friend (and "RHoBH" husband) David Foster.
Johns had been in the studio recently, and tweeted in July about recording new music.
Check out a few of his "Idol" performances below.