Taylor Hicks has always seemed like a natural for “The Masked Singer,” a FOX reality show that features celebrities performing in elaborate costumes. Hicks -- an Alabama native, country-soul singer and “American Idol” winner -- hasn’t competed on that TV series yet. But he made his “Masked Singer” debut on Friday, courtesy of the national tour. Hicks, 45, was unmasked during a tour stop at the Orpheum Theatre Memphis, after performing as the character of Boom Boom Box.
Note: This story first appeared June 18 in the Lede, a digital news publication delivered to our subscribers every morning. https://www.alabamalede.com/subscribe. “I’m blessed to say I’m coming up on almost two decades in show business and I’m excited about the future,” says Taylor Hicks. “I’ve never said ‘no,’ in this business, I don’t think I ever will. My first ‘no’ I never said was playing the 11 a.m. slot at the Flora-Bama on a Monday morning.”
Crowds gathered for the 2022 JazzFest on June 11, 2022, at the Lake Martin Amphitheater. Former American Idol winner Taylor Hicks headlined the event. In addition, Joslyn and the Sweet Compression, as well as Pell City native and 2021-2022 American Idol contestant Tristen Gressett, took to the stage. Originally published...
For L.A. Fleet Week, Taylor Hicks will perform the free American Idols Tribute to American Heroes concert with fellow American Idol winner Ruben Studdard at 4 p.m. Friday. Hicks, whose theatrical roles include touring as Teen Angel in the Broadway musical Grease, will step into the rotating role of Bailey Stone in “May We All,” […]
Phish heads and “American Idol” fans might seem to be worlds apart, but they definitely have something in common this week. One hero from each camp -- Trey Anastasio, a uniquely talented singer-guitarist who’s beloved by the Phish faithful, and Taylor Hicks, the gray-haired “Idol” winner who inspired a million shouts of “Soul Patrol!” -- has joined forces for a podcast called “Sugar Maple.”
Adam Lambert or Taylor Hicks? The choice is yours, “American Idol” fans. These two singers -- highly entertaining and very different -- face off in the championship round of AL.com’s bracket to determine the greatest contestant in the reality TV competition’s 20-year history. “Idol” watchers have...
Taylor Hicks and the Delta Funk Revival are performing live on Friday, April 15th at Duling Hall benefitting Friends of Children’s Hospital! Taylor Hicks and the Delta Funk Revival is an all-star band of seasoned touring musicians Taylor Hicks (2006 American Idol winner,) Jason Harrelson Music (Hannaward Pass), and Patrick Smith (The Patrick Smith Band). […]
JACKSON, MISS. (WJTV) – American Idol winner Taylor Hicks and the Delta Funk Revival will perform at Duling Hall in Jackson, Mississippi. The concert will help raise funds for the Friends of Children’s Hospital. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 15. The show will begin a 8:00 p.m. General admission tickets will […]
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Ahead of the 20th season of "American Idol," WAAY 31's Brittany Harry caught up with season five winner and Alabama native Taylor Hicks. Hicks is from Birmingham but has ties to Huntsville, where he went to Whitesburg Elementary School. Hicks said "American Idol" helped shaped him into who he is...
Alabama native and former 'American Idol' winner Taylor Hicks speaks to WAAY 31 ahead of season premiere
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