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Taylor Hicks

Taylor Hicks

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Famous as :

Soul singer

Birth Name :

Taylor Reuben Hicks

Birth Date :

October 06, 1976

Birth Place :

Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Claim to fame :

Winner of the 5th season of American Idol

Biography


Raised in a suburban area of Hoover, Alabama since he was eight, Taylor Hicks started playing music after he bought his first harmonica at the age 16 and then taught himself how to play blues harp. Having a difficult childhood due to the divorce of his parents, he turned himself into soul and blues music genre in a bid to find solace.

Taylor, who was born on October 7, 1976, wrote his first song "In Your Time" when he was just 18. Possessed by a strong passion in music, he then began exploring his talent by studying to play guitar. While he was in college, he joined a band named Passing Through but later quit to start his own singing career.

Latest News


'Man of Steel' Set Video Allegedly Reveals 'Cameo' From Iconic Figure

January 28, 2013 06:01:11 GMT

Apparently "" will feature an "appearance" from an important figure in the Superman film franchise. An on-set video taken during a recent filming of the superhero movie in Chicago has been shared online, hinting at a "cameo" from a man who is already familiar to devoted fans of the Supes.
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Taylor Hicks and Casey Abrams Defend 'American Idol' Against Racism Claim

January 28, 2013 04:41:56 GMT

The racism accusation against "" made by nine former contestants is challenged by other "Idol" alums. After report spread that the disgruntled "Idol" hopefuls threatened to sue the singing competition, and give their own testimonies of how the show treats its contestants.
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'Breaking Dawn' Wedding Scene Has Been Filmed

April 04, 2011 08:08:35 GMT

The production of Edward and Bella's wedding scene has taken place this month as it was reported before. Giving a sort of confirmation about the filming is Mia Maestro who will portray a new character in "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn". "Long wedding night until 6am. Everyone was SO neatly frocked up :) Just about to start facing this Saturday...," so she tweeted on Saturday night.
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Video: Jimmy Fallon Sings Rebecca Black's 'Friday' With Taylor Hicks

April 04, 2011 08:02:37 GMT

To celebrate weekend, brought in , , and the Knicks City Dancers to sing 's song "Friday". He pulled the "Friday" performance after issuing a challenge to viewers to donate $26,000 for charity by Friday.
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Video: Christina Aguilera, Bret Michaels and More on 'American Idol' Finale

May 27, 2010 03:32:51 GMT

The Wednesday, May 26 "" finale was a star-studded affair with many big stars, including and , coming to the event as musical guests. Christina followed "Beautiful" and "Fighter" medley performance by this season's female contestants with a solo set of her new material "You Lost Me".
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