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Studio recording sessions for the eponymous major label debut Taylor Hicks ran in Calabasas, California between October and November 2006, and took six weeks in total.
Hicks had, at that stage, the lowest selling American Idol winner's album.
Hicks passed the audition with the approval of judges Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul, but not Simon Cowell, who said that Hicks would never make it to the final round.
On Hicks's first performance for the voting public, Cowell called back to this quote, admitting he was wrong.
He also starred in Grease in the national tour as the Teen Angel after playing the role on Broadway. In 2009 Hicks released his second album, The Distance, on his own label, Modern Whomp Records, on March 10, 2009.In June 2006, Ford Motor Company, the show's major sponsor, signed Hicks to promote Ford's "Drive on Us" year-end sales event.Hicks joined his fellow Top 10 Idol finalists on the American Idols LIVE! The members of the former Taylor Hicks Band, formed by Hicks two years prior, regrouped as the Little Memphis Blues Orchestra and shadowed the Idols' tour route.Hicks performed on Broadway in 2008 and on national tour in 2009 in Grease playing Teen Angel, the role originated by Alan Paul.He is the first Idol winner to secure a long-term residency at a Las Vegas casino.