Taylor Hicks crowned American Idol winner
Thursday, May 25, 2006
Alabama, native was crowned the fifth season winner of American Idol. Taylor received the majority of the 63.4 million votes cast after Tuesday night's two-hour performance show.the 29-year-old ,
The finale was broadcast onand , from the in .
Hicks got a recording contract with theas his prize. His first single is called "Do I Make You Proud" written by Tracy Ackerman, Andrew Watkins and .
Hicks is expected to release an album in the upcoming months.
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