Taylor Hicks

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  • Birth Place: Birmingham, AL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/06/1976, Libra
  • Profession: Singer; reality-show contestant
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Celebrity Apprentice Finale: Will Trace Adkins' Money or Penn Jillette's Tenacity Win?

Rest easy; only one more person is getting fired. Enough celebrity blood on the floor. Donald "Mr." Trump picks his sixth Celebrity Apprentice — either country musician Trace Adkins or comedian-magician Penn Jillette — on Sunday at 9/8c on NBC.

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Clint Eastwood Makes Romney’s Day at Republican National Convention

Who says there are no Conservatives in Hollywood?

Clint Eastwood was a surprise guest for the final evening of the Republican National Convention in Tampa Thursday, speaking minutes before Mitt Romney accepted the party's nomination to run for president.

"I know what you're thinking," the Oscar winner greeted the crowd. "You know they're all left-wingers out there...read more

Idol Runner-Up Katharine McPhee Snags New Record Deal

American Idol Season 5 runner-up Katharine McPhee has inked a new recording contract with Columbia Records.

The contract comes as part of a deal between Columbia Records and NBC to release the soundtrack for McPhee's upcoming TV series, Smash. Set to premiere midseason on NBC, Smash is a drama that follows the making of a Broadway musical about Marilyn Monroe. McPhee appears in this, her first scripted series, as...read more

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Law & Order: SVU
How to Make a Holiday Garland With Taylor Hicks
Taylor Hicks The Man
Taylor Hicks 'Got Into Pantera Pretty Heavy'

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Credits

Year Title Description
2010 The Gulf Is Back TV Show Series, Performer
2007 Idol Favorites TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2006 Christmas in Washington TV Show Series, Performer
2006 Christmas in Rockefeller Center TV Show Series, Performer
2006 American Music Awards TV Show Series, Appearing

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Watercooler: Casey Abrams Shows What Idols Are Made Of

Lucky 13? Maybe not so much, Randy.

Last night, American Idol's Top 13 took the stage for their first performance show and, well, let's just say not all wannabes are created equal. Some were good, some were grisly, but only a handful were great. And of them, the most memorable was easily Casey Abrams.

Taking on Joe Cocker's "With a Little Help from My Friends," the fuzzy goofball with the passing resemblance to... read more

American Idol Alums Say Farewell to Simon Cowell

After nine seasons at the judges' table, Simon Cowell said goodbye to American Idol on Tuesday's finale. His snarky critiques and cheeky British candor captured the attention of... read more

Taylor Hicks Takes His (Broadway) Show on the Road

It's been quite a year for Taylor Hicks. After mutually splitting with his record company, Arista, in January, the former American Idol champ took his career into his own hands by starting his own label, Modern Whomp Records, and taking a little music breather to get into acting. And no, there was no From Justin to Kelly monstrosity. Hicks made his Broadway debut in Grease as Teen Angel, the one (role) that he wanted and loved so much that he's joining the musical on a nationwide tour. Before the festivities kick off Dec. 2, the man behind the Soul Patrol chatted with TVGuide.com about jump-starting his acting career, his upcoming, as-yet-untitled album and why he loves working overtime.

TVGuide.com: Let's start at the beginning. How'd you land the role of Teen Angel?
Taylor Hicks: I've been offered to do ...
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Taylor Hicks "Saddened" by Death of Paula Abdul Fan

Former American Idol champ Taylor Hicks was "very saddened" to hear about the recent death of ex-Idol hopeful and Paula Abdul fan, Paula Goodspeed, outside of Abdul's home.

"My thoughts ...
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Taylor Hicks Inks Indie Deal for Second Album

Taylor Hicks has more than his birthday to celebrate on Tuesday.

The Season 5 American Idol champ has partnered with indie company Artist to Market, in conjunction with his own label, Modern Whomp Records, to release his second solo album next winter, he announced.

"In this digital age, when artists can connect more directly with audiences, this is a partnership that makes a lot of sense," the singer said. "I'm very much enjoying being in the studio with Simon [Cline] working on the new album and look forward to releasing it through A2M early next year."
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