As a teenager Taylor Hicks would sneak out of the house to perform at local bars in Alabama. His secret was safe until one night when his father went to a restaurant Hicks was performing at while he was supposed to be home in bed. After dropping out of college to pursue a music career Hicks struggled until flying to Las Vegas to audition for American Idol. The decision to try out for Idol in Las Vegas would change Hick's life as he would go on to win season five of the hugely popular show. Hicks now performs in residency at Bally's on the Strip and he joins us to talk about his music and success after American Idol.
Taylor is an amazing live entertainer! His shows in Vegas are well worth seeing. His energy is boundless, his vocals on spot and the band is tight. Catching Taylor Hicks Bally's Vegas is a must.medolark –Oct 29, 2012 19:57:24 PM
Great indepth interview. I love Taylor's music and have seen him in concert a couple of times. His shows have a range of music from blues, jazz, jamband, country, rock. There is just nothing he can not sing well. High energy show and great music.Kathy –Oct 29, 2012 18:52:29 PM
Taylor has unusual talent as a performer/entertainer. Awesome voice. Great bandleader. One of the best.parley –Oct 29, 2012 18:33:54 PM
Taylor deserves everthing GOOD!! Love him so much!! His music is heartbreaking!!Junebug –Oct 29, 2012 13:57:16 PM