BET Experience 2017!

As a contestant on season five of NBC's The Voice, Matthew Schuler gained a strong following with his powerful stage presence and electric vocal acrobatics. He swooned viewers with renditions of songs like Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" and Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball," making it to the final six before being eliminated. Now the Pennsylvania native is turning defeat into victory with plans to jumpstart a solo music career.  (Photo: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)