“American Idol” Video Retrospective Of The Auditions Of Past ‘AI’ Winners (page 5)
Season 5: [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Taylor Hicks[/lastfm]
Prematurely gray Taylor Hicks was an underdog from the start. During his audition, Cowell doubted Hicks would ever get far because of his “different” look.
Fellow season five competitor, Katherine McPhee might have gone further in her musical career than Hicks, but in May 2009, Hicks made Forbes “Top Ten Earning American Idol Stars” list at number 10.