After originally auditioning as the drummer, Stump became the lead singer and later guitarist for the band. He is the lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary composer for the band, with bassist Pete Wentz taking lyrical duties.
It also peaked at No. It debuted at No. Fall Out Boy toured all year worldwide in support of it, with arena gigs in the US. The band was the opening act for Blink 's reunion tour in They released their first greatest hits album, Believers Never Die — Greatest Hits , later that year, featuring all of their previous single releases, two new songs, including the single " Alpha Dog ", and two rarities.
The band played their first show in over three years on the night of February 4 in Chicago. The band toured heavily throughout and on the album, selling out arenas worldwide with bands like Paramore and Panic!
Later during that year he leaked the title of Soul Punk , which was eventually released on October 18, Stump expressed that after months he still could not decide which version he liked better and asked his fans to vote on a poll for the version of the single they liked better and wanted to have on the album.
The polls closed leaning toward "Spotlight Oh Nostalgia ",  however Stump has since decided to include "Spotlight New Regrets " on Soul Punk and put "Spotlight Oh Nostalgia " on his debut EP, Truant Wave , claiming that the votes were too close and that he felt as if "Oh Nostalgia basically needed its own record", building Truant Wave around it.
The "I feel like I'm gonna explode" phrase came from his song "Explode", which Stump premiered at his live show and ended up on Soul Punk.
On July 26, the remix was released as the album's first single to iTunes. The tour began on April 3, in Chicago and ended on April 15 in California. It was his first tour as a solo artist. Shows were also scheduled in London 2 dates ; Paris and Cologne. He performed in a sleek black tuxedo , white moon boots and fingerless leather gloves , and on some songs he played the electric guitar. His setlist varied from show to show, and premiered new songs "Explode", "Allie", "Cryptozoology" and "Everybody Wants Somebody" which turned out to be Soul Punk tracks.
He played songs from Truant Wave as well as " Spotlight New Regrets " which he previously released as a 7" vinyl. He began his second US tour first full-length headline tour August 3, After the tour, he headlined the Metro in Chicago.
He has been a guest at many radio shows. In a blog post in February after disappearing from the internet, Stump mentioned that he would halt performing. He says that in the last 6 months of going silent he has taken acting classes and co-written and collaborated with other musicians. In addition to producing albums, Stump has also remixed various tracks for soundtracks or special releases. He has another Stump-O-Matic with white and silver stripes, which he used for most of the guitar recording on Soul Punk and at his solo concerts.
Buddy Holly   to a positive reception. Victoria Asher provided backing vocals. He later contributed vocals to the track "I Stand Alone", on the album Black Radio 2 , which premiered September 23, His range extends from E2 to C6. As time has gone on, his pronunciation and diction while singing have improved drastically.
He appeared in the second episode of Season 18 as Marty Dressler, a lowly employee of an electrical company, who is suspected in the kidnapping of the wife and daughter of an executive. The episode, "Darkness", aired on January 2, , on NBC as part of the two-hour series season premiere.
There was a rumor that he was not paid for this episode, but he has debunked that and said that he was paid well for his appearance. It was released online in September Alongside his live-action appearances, Stump has partook in a few voice acting roles, particularly in a handful of Robot Chicken sketches and, most recently, providing the voice for the character Ruberiot in the Disney XD cartoon Star vs.
Stump performing in Personal life Stump married his longtime girlfriend, Elisa Yao, in They live in Chicago together. He suffered from high cholesterol and high blood pressure as well.